PR Manager - Specialist Law Firm

Location
England,London
Salary
£55000 - £56000 per annum
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
31 May 2017
Ref
LT5563
Contact
Colette Norfolk
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a communications specialist to join a niche and highly regarded law firm as a PR Manager tasked with providing both PR and internal communications support.

You will be responsible for working with partners and the Head of BD & marketing to devise and implement PR plans that will position the firm as the 'go to' specialist law firm in its chosen sectors by creating a significant media profile for the firm, practice areas and sectors and individuals and that raise awareness of the firm's expertise with key target audiences and showcase thought leadership. You will assist with PR activity and firm initiatives including developing and maintaining strong media contacts; proactively identifying media opportunities, drafting and canvassing press releases and working to ensure maximum coverage of stories and the firm's work. The PR Manager will also coach and advise partners with all their press enquiries. The broader parts of the role will take in directory submissions, content management, social media and web communications, internal communications and ad hoc support for BD, marketing and internal comms tasks and projects as required.

Ideal candidates will be degree educated and must possess a network of journalist contacts gained whilst working in a legal environment and a thorough understanding of the UK Media and how it works. Flexible and adaptable with superior oral and written communication and proofreading skills and a high level of attention to detail, the PR Manager will be a highly organised and proactive team player with a good sense of humour.

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