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Senior Communications Executive

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South East

Salary

£27,000

Contract Type

Contract/Temporary

Posted Date

2017-06-02 00:00

This national law firm is recruiting a Senior Communications Executive to join the firm on a 12 month contract basis in their Cambridge office.

 

The Responsibilities:

 

  • Liaise with relevant lawyers to draft press releases and other editorial content such as feature articles
  • Add news items, eg, press releases and articles, to the website in a timely manner
  • Ensure external PR agencies can access legal spokespeople
  • Set-up media training for lawyers when appropriate
  • Monitor materials for adherence to the firm’s brand guidelines and house style
  • Ensure the firm’s brand is communicated effectively and consistently
  • Advise on effectiveness of advertising opportunities
  • Develop advertising to ensure opportunities are utilised effectively and adhere to brand guidelines
  • Assist with content for quarterly staff briefing sessions, including the creation of in-house videos
  • Look to utilise video updates more across the firm
  • Co-ordinate the regular and timely sending of email newsletters and one-off briefings
  • Feedback stats on open and click through rates to teams
  • Proofread online materials – including email communications and web content – for house style, accuracy, messaging and appropriateness for online consumption
  • Support search engine optimisation activities through online PR and monitoring materials for appropriate inclusion of target keywords
  • Liaise with teams to produce hardcopy publications such as legal updates and sector brochures
  • Co-ordinate and project manage content marketing campaigns
  • Flag potential crisis/issues management scenarios in a timely manner
  • Assist with the development of internal templates in line with brand guidelines
  • Assist with the legal directory submissions process in terms of proof reading and liaising with the BD team to secure content
  • Liaise with external design agencies to develop adverts, both print and online
  • Keep the firm abreast of latest news, projects and information using the appropriate channels
  • Facilitate and support the management and regular updating of the content on the firm’s website and other digital channels
  • Draft copy for hardcopy publications
  • Draft case studies and other content for thought leadership campaigns

 

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Experience of managing external PR and design agencies

 

Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

 

Blue Enterprises offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

 

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