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Global Media Relations Director

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Firm leaders to understand their business and clients;
  • Develop Firmwide policies and procedures for the media relations function;
  • Coordinate media training and coach lawyers as needed;
  • Oversee, and in certain cases, direct key award submissions, including facilitating research interviews, briefing/advising partners and responding to external information requests;
  • Serve as the Firm’s point person on major surveys, working with the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and the other regional media relations managers;
  • Work with the Global Head of Communications to develop and manage an engaged, high-performing team that helps strengthen the Firm's reputation and brand.

Qualifications include:

  • At least 10 years of experience in media/public relations, including at least five years experience in a law firm or other professional services firm and significant legal industry knowledge;
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related field;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; a persuasive communicator to internal and external audiences;
  • Ability to proactively identify communications opportunities and develop supporting programs;
  • Ability to integrate media relations programs to support marketing goals and programs, including thought leadership campaigns;
  • Supervisory/management experience and strong teamwork skills.

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