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Job: Director Communications

Title Director Communications
Categories Corporate Communications, Media Relations, Public Relations
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global law firm client is seeking to recruit a Director Communications to lead and manage a team responsible for the planning, development and execution of external communications, strategic messaging, brand positing and reputation management.


  • Work closely with the CMO, Partners and Business Development Marketing leadership to evelop, execute and oversee internal and external brand positioning, messaging and strategic communications
  • Advise key stakeholders on messaging and media strategies
  • Managed the daily operations and workflow for the communications team
  • Prepare, coach and train attorneys and other key stakeholders for media interviews, speaking engagements, industry events and presentations
  • Develop and execute brand visibility strategies that promote the firm’s expertise while protecting its reputation, as well that of its attorneys, partners and clients
  • Develop, execute and refine internal and external communications best practices
  • Brainstorm with business development and marketing colleagues to develop and publish compelling content across traditional and digital channels
  • Work closely with marketing colleagues to support media strategies across digital and social media platforms
  • Manage firmwide internal communications and oversee the strategic promotion of rankings, awards and directories
  • Manage, coach and mentor communications staff
  • Oversee recruitment, performance and accountability
  • Manage ROI, metrics and KPIs


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree or JD preferred
  • 10+ years’ strategic communications leadership experience at a top-tier global law firm, partership-structured professional services organization or management consulting firm
  • Demonstrated experience planning, executing and implementing internal and external communications and media relations strategies
  • Demonstrated experience managing, coaching and mentoring a team with a focus on empowerment, collaboration, accountability and a free exchange of ideas
  • Superb writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to influence and inspire
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a high pressure, demanding and time sensitive environment
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