Senior Coordinator, Public Relations and Communications

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Draft various content including external announcements, award and survey submissions, social media posts and content for the firm’s external website;
  • Develop targeted media lists for distribution of firm news as well as field and respond to press inquiries;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business, legal and trade journalists;
  • Identify opportunities for lawyers to speak with reporters and arrange interviews and meetings;
  • Research opportunities for and facilitate placement of bylined articles;
  • Assist with research projects.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of legal or recruiting experience in PR/media relations or corporate communications; law firm experience preferred. Bachelors degree in relevant field;
  • Exemplary editing, proofreading and writing skills, with ability to create compelling content and adapt tone;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with individuals at all levels;
  • Ability to handle multiple, often time-sensitive, projects simultaneously and able to prioritize deadlines and manage changing priorities;
  • Self-starter with an excellent work ethic, organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of a variety of legal practice areas and social media is a plus.

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