Events & PR Specialist

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the firm’s business services departments, including Business Development, Legal Recruiting, Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), to manage all aspects of their events;
  • Create and send all event-related communications, including invitations, reminders, travel and other logistical details, safety protocols, CLE information, dietary restrictions, hotel coordination and responses to guest inquiries;
  • Liaise with the Graphics team to create event collateral, including signage and name badges; reserve meal and reception venues; design and approve menus, floorplans, seating charts and other banquet details with reference to event objectives, budget, and
  • Schedule and conduct site walk-throughs and run-of-show meetings; provide onsite event support; manage vendors, such as restaurant and hotel staff; manage onsite logistics, such as delivery of remarks and transportation;
  • Work closely with the PR team to coordinate deadlines, create templates and process documents for all key legal directory submissions and awards nominations; assist with writing select submissions, including reviewing and editing content;
  • Track nominations and results for directories and awards; liaise with editors and researchers to better understand any updates to methodology and guidelines for directory submissions.

Qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of related work experience in a professional services environment; bachelor’s degree required;
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize; ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure;
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills;
  • Able to complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to think critically and analytically, and exhibit sound judgment;
  • Excellent research skills.