Marketing / Communications Assistant Manager

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #593

Marketing / Communications Assistant Manager

Location: New York, NY (Remote – Hybrid)

The Firm: Stable Multinational Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $180K, (depending on location and experience). Bonus eligible. Exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision, generous paid time off; 401K w/match, transit, all firm amenities and much more.

SUMMARY: The right hire will have excellent project management skills, leadership qualities and a track record for designing and implementing stellar external and internal communications for print, digital and social media (including industry specific blogs).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to position and raise the profile of the practice and partners through media engagement and other leadership campaigns
  • Assist in driving media engagement
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media outlets and contacts
  • Develop and execute strategy related to bylined articles
  • Identify opportunities for media commentary and create related preparatory materials
  • Develop content for LinkedIn and other social media platforms
  • Train and mentor junior team members
  • Compile and audit the Firm’s communications coverage
  • Monitor new wires and clipping services
  • Work with key Firm stakeholders to assist in the preparation of award submissions and survey responses
  • Create website content
  • Support the creation of advertising, posters and other promotional materials
  • Prepare and maintain Business Development and Communications materials
  • Draft and oversee external and internal news announcements and media pitches that increase firm visibility and practice understanding for key industries, legal themes, issues and solutions
  • Create directories and award plans; oversee the gathering and sharing of insight with firm partners and executives
  • Manage interviews and logistics for news, journals and press releases
  • Conduct research on media outlets and reporters to aid in outreach and to prepare partners for press interviews
  • Create media lists and general outreach in relation to the firms’ public relations and marketing initiatives
  • Supervise and contribute to the firm’s social media efforts, including creating and drafting original written and visual content
  • Research, write, edit and project manage the creation and distribution of a variety of marketing-related materials and content for the website, intranet and extend reach of content
  • Track, measure and report performance of communications and social media campaigns, as well as compile and maintain summary of honors and recognitions.
  • Handle client and topic-specific media analysis and other research projects
  • Heavy media tracking within technology, biomedical, biotechnology, business, e-commerce, emerging markets and law

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 4+ years of PR or Communications skills within legal, technology, consulting or finance
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Able to work on multiple projects and meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Familiar with Content Pilot’s suite of products 
  • Prior experience developing awards submissions
  • Experience with website maintenance and/or CRM system
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills
  • An attention to detail without losing sight of strategic goals
  • Think creatively and pragmatically; for a sophisticated corporate audience
  • Able to organize/prioritize work as part of a team or independently
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating and business needs
  • A person seeking career growth, stability and security with a large multinational law firm noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally