PR & Communications Manager

17 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
Colette Norfolk
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
An award-winning International law firm is looking for a senior Communications professional to join a friendly, collaborative and creative team as PR & Communications Manager.

As a key member of the BD team, you will be integral to its success and impact, both externally and internally. The role holder will have significant face time with senior people across the firm. As such, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a major impact very quickly. The PR & Communications Manager will be expected to deploy PR and broader communications tactics in pursuit of positioning the firm as an expert in it chosen fields. You will be responsible for developing and delivering strategic PR plans for teams across the firm, as well as the firm as a whole, and also developing and delivering strategic internal and external communications plans, making use of a range of media. The successful candidate must integrate PR & communications with other marketing tactics to achieve maximum impact in the market and build and foster profitable relations with key journalists and media outlets across the firm's target markets. You will also provide copywriting and editorial resource and guidance in support of firm and practice area business goals.

Ideal candidates will have proven experience of successfully developing and delivering PR and Communications strategies within a professional services environment, ideally in the legal sector. The role would suit a confident and well-organised self-starter, with a strong ability to gain the respect and trust of Partners and business services colleagues at all levels of seniority. The PR & Communications Manager will also be adept at scenario planning and "seeing round corners", possess excellent editorial and writing skills, with ability to flex across a number of styles, and have strong existing relationships with key target media.

Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs.

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