Public Relations Specialist

Public Relations Specialist

LOCATION: Chicago, IL | New York, NY

THE FIRM: Multinational law firm in every major global capital and business center

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $105K and bonus eligible. Exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision, generous paid time off; 401K w/match, transit, all firm amenities and much more. Noted as "one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.”

SUMMARY: The PR Specialist will focus heavily on media relations –  developing relations with key media and supporting the close-knit and growing Communications team with research, intelligence, and media monitoring and reporting. This is a highly visible role working alongside a growing international business development and marketing team along, including executives. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use various media and tools to coordinate firm brand marketing
  • Draft and oversee internal and external news announcements, media pitches, and other PR content that increase firm visibility 
  • Collaborate with practice leaders and business development department to advance marketing efforts
  • Draft, edit and finalize internal and external media/announcements 
  • Support with the creation and distribution of a variety of PR/marketing materials and content for the firm website and intranet
  • Support with the Firm’s social media efforts and presence
  • Take on research and projects pertaining to media, media interview prep, or byline article placement  analyzing media prospects, preparing for media interviews, and byline article placement.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5+ years of experience in communications and/or marketing, in a PR agency or corporate environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Familiarity with media monitoring tools, media databases, social media or website content management systems is a plus
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills
  • Close attention to detail and ability to maintain sight of long-term strategic goals
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while working independently or as part of a team

TO APPLY: If your experience meets the requirements of this law firm public relations position, please submit your resume.