Awards & Recognition Specialist

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Draft content to promote award wins and recognitions;
  • Interview practice leaders and partners and perform research in order to draft engaging and compelling nominations for award opportunities across a range of publications (e.g., American Lawyer and Law360);
  • Collaborate with colleagues in PR & Communications and Business Development to identify individuals and matters to put forward for awards;
  • Review and edit nominations prepared by other team members;
  • Maintain calendar of award and survey submissions as well as track deadlines, status updates, and results of nominations;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant editors and reporters.

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in public relations or marketing, preferably at a law firm or professional services firm, or as a journalist;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and very strong attention to detail;
  • Proactive approach with ability to initiate and manage projects;
  • Highly collaborative, with the ability to form effective working relationships with individuals at all levels.
Salary: $100-150k