PR Manager (12 Month FTC) - Leading Global Law Firm

22 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Colette Norfolk
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading global law firm is seeking a PR Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract basis who will have responsibility for overall corporate reputation PR for the firm's London office.

The role holder will report to the Senior PR Manager and will provide day-to-day mentoring for more junior members of the London PR team and an internal PR account manager in Johannesburg. The PR Manager will build relationships with senior management and partners in order to advise and influence how they and their teams should conduct external communications, including developing and managing PR strategy, and proactively identifying and suggesting opportunities for external profile raising. The successful applicant will be responsible for PR support for the UK managing partner and proactive and reactive PR for members of the management team. You will lead on key firmwide and UK announcements, such as financial results and gender pay gap reporting, Diversity & Inclusion, graduate recruitment and PR support for some of the firm's key campaigns thought leadership, such as Brexit. Support will also be needed for one of the UK's key sectors, Financial Institutions, and for the firm's Africa practice, globally and in South Africa, and Continental Europe. In addition, you will take a lead role on co-ordinating global PR team reporting.

You will need to be a bright graduate with a well-established track record in PR or journalism and a well-established track record in PR or journalism. Experience of PR in corporate comms, financial services or energy sectors and in a professional services or financial services environment would be highly advantageous. A proactive self-starter and an avid consumer of news, the PR Manager should also be a confident, well-organised, team player with excellent communication skills and relationship building expertise.

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