Media Relations Manager
Do you want to develop your PR experience? Do you want to work in-house for a Global Law Firm? Do you want to work in a fast paced environment?
If so we are looking for a Media Relations Manager. You will have overall responsibility for the planning and execution of the media relations strategy for one of the global practices within the law firm and be a point of contact for the international colleagues that require comms advice and direction in relation to the practice group.
Key responsibilities will be:-
Writing media releases and other newsworthy content for our website and journalists, writing media briefing sheets and organising interviews and media round-tables and reporting monthly and quarterly to the business on activity and outputs.
Work with people at all levels and take responsibility for advising and deciding what ideas should be taken to the media and act as gatekeeper to ensure the partners and journalist's time is not being wasted.
Develop relationships with target trade, broadcast and national media to build up a strong network of contacts to introduce to partners.
Advise on and execute the external communications for our social mobility strategy.
Liaise with wider marketing team and our social media executive on social media posts, ensuring that all activity
meets our standards.
Organise, attend and offer advice on media training for key spokespeople.
Prepare awards submissions with the BD team and help to coordinate presence at awards ceremonies. Key requirements
Ideally you will have the following experience:-
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Proven Media Relations experience within a legal or professional services firm
- Understanding of the different areas within Litigation (intellectual property,m employment, arbitration, litigation & investigations)
Confident, pro-active self-starter
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to plan and implement global PR campaigns, as well as track and evaluate activity.
Quick adopter of new processes and navigating systems including journalist database, AI platform for media
coverage, social media amplification tool and Microsoft Office.
Please apply for further information on this exciting new opportunity.
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