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Current Support Staff Openings

Fredrikson & Byron Current Support Staff Openings

Positions Available as of 3/28/2019


Director of Business Development - Excellent opportunity for an articulate, high-energy professional to help direct strategic business development initiatives and collaborate with talented practice leaders. The position’s main responsibilities will be to provide overall business development leadership and support for a variety of transactional practice groups. Responsible for development of business development priorities, processes and best practices in alignment with the firm’s objectives regarding business growth and retention, and managing firm-wide proposal response. Serve as a trusted partner with business development managers and firm leaders to pursue high priority opportunities. Develop strategic relationships with organizations outside the firm, including select industry, business or trade organizations, and participate in specific meetings and presentations to existing and potential clients.

Ten plus years of business development or marketing experience in a professional services firm and a four year degree required. Executive presence, integrity and professionalism with experience building relationships and consensus, and influencing actions with a diverse group of clients and team members. 

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Communications & Digital Services Specialist - Position available for a Communications & Digital Services Specialist. You will be responsible for planning and executing the firm’s content and ensuring brand alignment across all marketing campaigns. You will work collaboratively with the communications team, business development managers, attorneys and staff, serving as the person responsible for drafting and editing the firm’s communication materials including articles, emails, biographies, news releases, ads and analytics reports. You will also be responsible for social networking and managing firm listings in legal directories. Required skills and experience include:

  • 3-5 years of experience preferred in a communications or marketing role
  • Excellent writing, editing (AP Style), presentation and communication skills
  • Experience writing for a variety of communication channels
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills
  • 2-4 years of social networking experience in a professional environment and familiarity of social analytics tools
  • An understanding of user experience, SEO and Google Analytics 
  • Experience working with content management systems (WordPress)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time with impeccable attention to detail
  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Active learner
  • Strong technology aptitude with an understanding of current digital marketing technology and best practices
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Four-year college degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field

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Patent Agent - Position available for a Patent Agent to join our Intellectual Property Group of over 40 professionals, to be based in our Minneapolis office or our Des Moines office. We seek applicants with patent prosecution experience, a strong technical background and education in electrical or mechanical engineering, and a registration to practice with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, analytical and writing skills, along with strong academic/professional credentials. 

In return for your expertise, we offer broad based intellectual property opportunities, including patent prosecution, client counseling, freedom to operate assistance, and IP due diligence, within a variety of technologies. Please include a cover letter and resume (combined in one pdf is easiest) when you apply.

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Patent Agent Intern - Position available for a Patent Agent intern to join our Intellectual Property Group of over 40 professionals, to be based in our Minneapolis office. With the guidance of our attorneys, the intern will have opportunities to prepare and prosecute patents involving a broad range of technologies. The intern will also work with our lawyers and professional staff on infringement and validity analysis and have opportunities to meet directly with clients.

The ideal candidate is a student who is currently working on their M.S. or B.S. in electrical or mechanical engineering. Students with strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and academic records are encouraged to apply. No patent experience necessary. Please include a cover letter and resume (combined in one pdf is easiest) when you apply.

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Real Estate Paralegal - The firm has an opportunity for a paralegal in our Minneapolis real estate practice group. Responsibilities include all aspects of real estate transactions. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to handle a busy and diverse workload, and work independently, with strong communication skills. We seek professional individuals with at least five years of real estate paralegal experience required, with a minimum of ten years ideal.

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Immigration Paralegal - The firm is recruiting a paralegal to work on immigration cases. This position will involve preparation of immigration applications for companies seeking temporary and permanent foreign workers as well as for various professionals, investors, and artists seeking immigration status in this country. It involves preparation of H-1B, L-1, and I-140 petitions and may involve extensive writing and research in the preparation of J-1, O-1, and extraordinary ability petitions. This is a unique, challenging, and stimulating position in the vibrant area of immigration law, working at one of the largest and leading law firms in Minnesota in close conjunction with Senior Partners in the firm’s Immigration Department.

This position requires a passion for immigration law and superlative organizational, analytical and writing skills. The position is open to individuals with excellent attention to detail, superb verbal and written skills, and an interest in world affairs and foreign cultures. Must be able to work well in a document intensive and fast-paced environment. Experienced immigration paralegals preferred, but will also consider entry level.  Please include a writing sample with your resume.

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Fredrikson & Byron offers a highly competitive salary,
benefits package and excellent work environment.

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.