External Communications Manager

Location: London
Salary: Up to £75,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 21/03/2023

A full-service global law firm are seeking a Communications Manager to join their team based in London. This role will work closely with the firm’s Corporate/Real Estate practice group and wider communications team, to develop and execute communication strategies that align with the firm’s global objectives.

The Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing strategies to drive the PR strategy for the firm’s key groups including the global Corporate and Real Estate practices.
  • Ensuring PR plans are created in line with the firm’s overall objectives and metrics are used to measure effectiveness of media coverage.
  • Developing key relationships with relevant media outlets and preparing briefing notes for partners and individual teams.
  • Responsible for managing media coverage for the firm and relevant practices, including drafting press releases and arranging journalist meetings.
  • Act as an ambassador for the firm, and for the communications team, within the firm as well as externally,
  • Producing regular internal communications across various channels including PR activity reports, and news regarding relevant practice areas for key stakeholders.
  • Ensure all communications and messaging is aligned with the firm’s brand and best practice standards.
  • Support firm with key PR projects to further achieve their vision and strategy.

The Candidate:

  • Previous PR experience working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Able to confidently represent the firm externally before a range of audiences, including media.
  • Educated to a degree level (Advantageous).
  • Experience working in PR agencies or dealing with journalists.

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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