Public Relations Manager

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Help direct the overall media strategy for the Firm and its practice groups and lawyers; work closely with partners to develop effective PR plans;
  • Assist with the Firm’s day-to-day media relations activities; including fielding requests for comment from journalists and researching publications;
  • Draft external announcements and press releases and develop targeted media lists for distribution;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business, legal and trade journalists;
  • Provide counsel to lawyers on messaging and interview preparation;
  • Draft and edit industry survey and award submissions.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in public relations; experience in the legal services field preferred;
  • Proactive approach with the ability to initiate and manage projects;
  • Exceptional written communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to form effective working relationships with individuals at all levels.
Salary: $150-200k