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Senior PR & Communications Executive

Location: CITY OF LONDON, LONDON Salary: 30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Marketing & Creative Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3072560
One of the UK’s most talked about law firms is looking for a senior PR & Communications professional to join the award-winning marketing team. This young, vibrant and dynamic team would suit someone who has experience in an agency or from a law firm with a wide range of practice areas.

This is a hands-on role and requires a self-starter who will be fully responsible for the marketing and communications of the firm, identifying opportunities and raising the profile of the firm across a number of areas.

The ability to think creatively and outside of the usual legal confines when necessary is essential for working at this firm.

Your key responsibilities:

• Coordinate all public relations activities
• Develop a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
• Manage media enquiries and interview requests
• Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
• Create press releases, articles and thought leadership reports
• Oversee and where necessary draft social media posts
• Circulate and showcase media coverage with assistance of junior team members
• Develop a client newsletter schedule and commission articles from the lawyers to feature
• Edit lawyer-written articles, where required, to bring into house style
• Manage and collate content for the quarterly internal magazine
• Draft award submissions and brand content
• Evaluate potential opportunities for advertising and partnerships on an on-going basis
• Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends and make appropriate recommendations regarding a PR strategy around them.
• Monitor, analyse and communicate PR results to Marketing Director on a quarterly basis
• Drafting new lawyer profiles

You will have:

• Minimum 4 years’ solid PR experience
• Track record in creating successful public relations campaigns at a local and national level
• Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets
• Excellent writing and editing skills, along with a strong attention to detail
• Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc
• Good IT skills

Key competencies:

• Delivering results and meeting expectations
• Confident dealing with senior lawyers and other stakeholders
• Coping with pressures and pushbacks
• Flexible in nature and able to prioritise
• Keen to develop and enhance existing PR practice

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