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Title Communications Manager – US Region
Categories Corporate Communications, Internal Communications, Law Firm, Media Relations, Public Relations
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our top global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Communications Manager to oversee external communications strategy, public and media relations and drive messaging and external brand engagement for the US region.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with marketing communications colleagues to plan and execute internal and external communications strategies and provide pragmatic and strategic advice to firm leadership
  • Liaise with key stakeholders firm wide to support their strategic communications critical internal and external campaign initiatives
  • Identify and analyze industry, market and emerging trends and communicate the firm’s messaging position to external audiences
  • Develop and execute practice specific PR campaigns
  • Provide messaging advice to business development leadership on the awards, rankings and directory submission process
  • Oversee and manage the distribution of external messaging over the firm’s social media channels
  • Write, edit and publish press releases, media pitches, deal announcements, byline article abstracts, pre-briefing documents, social media posts and other communications collateral
  • Prepare partners, attorney and other key firm stakeholders for media interviews and press events
  • Assist in organizing and managing press events hosted by the firm
  • Proactively monitor social media coverage relevant to the firm
  • Work closely with global marketing communications colleagues to develop and deliver coherent firm wide messaging strategies

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years public relations or strategic communications experience
  • Prior law firm, management consulting or professional services industry experience preferred
  • Prior agency experience strongly preferred
  • Highly motivated, poised and creative personality with demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to think strategically and solve critical time sensitive problems
  • Demonstrated project management and client relationship management experience
  • Excellent communications, writing and content development skills
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