Senior External Communications Manager

Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 19/10/2020

A leading specialist law firm is currently seeking a Senior External Communications Manager to join their team. Working closely with the Brand & Communications team this role will support a range of activity across PR, communications campaigns, thought leadership and media relations. You will report to the Head of Brand & Communications.

The Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Head of Brand & Communications, develop, manage and implement a comprehensive and effective global external communications strategy.
  • Working with the practice group leads and business development colleagues, create and deliver the firms external communications campaigns.
  • Develop a media relations strategy to secure positive coverage.
  • Work closely with the wider team to manage and implement the firms content strategy
  • Write copy, edit and design creative content for all the firms digital media platforms
  • Manage effective relationships with directory editors and execute a cross jurisdictional directories strategy.

The Candidate:

  • Previous relevant experience in a communications manager role, ideally within a law or professional services firm.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in PR, communications and marketing.
  • Experience working in a partnership environment
  • Exceptional writing capabilities, high attention to detail and accuracy, and proven ability to manage agency relationships.

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.

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