Executive Communications Writer

For the NYC Office of an International Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • In collaboration with the Executive Communications Director, develop and oversee key internal communications projects that involve stakeholders from multiple Firm departments;
  • Provide counsel to internal clients and Firm leadership on messaging and content development and ensure that communications are clear, correct, creative, engaging and aligned with the Firm’s strategic goals;
  • Provide high-level reporting, writing and editing for internal and external communications that support the needs of Firm leadership;
  • Proactively seek out, identify and develop compelling, timely content; anticipate needs, respond quickly to requests and draft materials as needed;
  • Solicit input and feedback from internal clients (Firm leadership, attorneys, and administrative departments such as Attorney Talent, Finance, and Practice and Business Development); proofread, edit and fact-check material;
  • Assist with the Firm’s multimedia production by writing video and podcast scripts and/or full scripts for certain projects.

Qualifications include:

  • BA or BS degree and 7+ years of internal communications, journalism or PR experience in law firms, finance sector (such as banks, investment firms, or think tanks) or other professional services;
  • High degree of financial acumen; well versed in a wide range of financial products and accustomed to describing financial markets and economic activity in clear, direct language;
  • Superior writing and editing skills whilst prioritizing accuracy; ability to check facts with multiple sources and take responsibility for producing factually correct content;
  • Experience speech writing for leadership;
  • Strong listening skills to digest, process, and guide strategy and problem resolution;
  • Strong communications, project management, organizational and proofreading skills.
Salary: $101,500 - $152,000