Wisnik Career Enterprises, Inc.

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Public Relations Specialist

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with PR managers, practice/office leaders and Partners on media relations activities;
  • Generates and pitches story ideas about the Firm's practices/areas of expertise, accomplishments and Partners;
  • Cultivates/leverages strong relationships with key journalists across geographies in business, legal and other trade press;
  • Reviews daily firm press coverage for distribution to Partners and helps prepare Partners for conversations with the press;
  • Assists with Firm’s participation in surveys, directories and awards; identifies opportunities and strategizes on and edits submissions;
  • Monitors general business and legal trade media to proactively identify thought leadership opportunities for attorneys.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree required;
  • 4+ years of PR/Media Relations experience - journalism or another related field preferred;
  • Superb oral and written communications skills; ability to interact effectively with Partners, other attorneys and administrative staff at all levels;
  • Strong familiarity with legal marketplace and professional services firm operations;
  • Significant knowledge of the business and legal press (coverage, tone, frequency, etc.) and strong business acumen; able to identify and execute proactively on media opportunities;
  • Flexible self-starter with a desire to work in both strategic and hands-on capacities.

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