Public Relations Specialist – Media
Major U.S. Multinational Law Firm

 

Location: New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan

The Firm: Multinational law firm in every major global capital and related business centers

 

Compensation: Base salary $80,000 to $90,000 and bonus based on experience. Exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision, generous paid time off; 401K w/match, transit, all firm amenities and more. Noted as "one of the most desired law firms to work for globally".

 

Summary: The Public Relations Specialist will report to the Firm’s Global Marketing and Communication Department leadership.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the collaboration of mass media and review of daily news releases in the press

  • Assist in general news monitoring, relatable to the Firm, as well as monitoring industry-specific publications such as Chambers, Law360 and American Lawyer

  • Support PR activities and respond to interview requests; prepare and facilitate partner interviews with the press, draft firm press releases and provide guidance to attorneys as necessary

  • Familiar with maintaining highly confidential Corporate, Legal, Finance and or M&A, Capital Markets and or Private Equity information prior to release date.  

  • Create directories and award plans, gather and share insight with the Firm’s marketing staff.

  • Manage Press Interviews and logistics

  • Conducts research on media outlets and reporters to aid in outreach and to prepare partners for press interviews

  • Create media lists and general media outreach related to the firms’ initiatives

  • Assists in handling client- and topic-specific media analysis and other research projects

  • Heavy media tracking within multiple disciplines

  • Place bylined articles and submits Firm-authored client mailings for republication with various outlets

 

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of (1-2) one to two years of related public relations or corporate communications experience working in a large law firm or substantial financial institution.

  • A minimum of 3 years, of total work experience

  • Able to work on multiple projects and meet time-sensitive deadlines

  • Excellent writing and editorial skills

  • An attention to detail without losing sight of strategic goals

  • Think creatively and pragmatically; for a sophisticated corporate audience

  • Able to organize/prioritize work as part of a team or independently

  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating, special event, press conferences and business needs

  • A person seeking growth, stability and security with a very large global law firm.

  • The ability to maintain highly confidential M&A, Corporate Law, Finance, Capital Markets and or Private Equity information prior to the release date that could affect the stock market.  

 

Contact

 

Mary Suneetha

Managing Partner
Filcro Legal Staffing

295 Madison Avenue

New York, NY  10017

 

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