Senior PR Coordinator

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the PR team to support the Firm’s global internal and external communications activities;
  • Create communications content, including news items for the Firm’s website and social media accounts;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business, legal and trade journalists; identify opportunities for lawyers to speak with reporters; field and respond to press inquiries;
  • Research opportunities for and facilitate placement of bylined articles;
  • Draft press releases and other external announcements;
  • Write award and survey submissions and identify new opportunities.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of PR experience, preferably in a law firm; Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism, media/public relations or marketing;
  • Exemplary writing skills, with ability to create compelling content and adapt tone;
  • Proven editing and proofreading skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to handle multiple, often time-sensitive projects simultaneously;
  • Prior experience managing social media is a plus;
  • Creative self-starter with an excellent work ethic.