SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Communications Coordinator with 2+ years of legal or professional services PR/Communications experience. This opportunity offers a high base, bonus and excellent growth potential within a top ranked global law firm. This role will be based with in our client's New York office (midtown).
Draft, edit, and review key announcements for posting internally and externally.
Play a lead role in promoting pro bono work, and support other critical PR initiatives to further build the firm’s visibility.
Track and coordinate externally facing firm headcount and financial survey submissions, maintaining editorial calendars for designated publications.
Manage the news section of the firm’s intranet and website.
Play a lead role in managing important systems and processes pertaining to areas such as proofreading materials, media/client conflicts, invoice payments, and budget tracking.
Participate in preparing pitches for publications and securing press coverage for the firm.
Develop and cultivate relationships with appropriate press contacts.
Coordinate media interviews, which can include preparing partners for those interviews.
Manage and track PR results and produce reports on these results as needed.
Coordinate and track reprints, recirculation rights, licensing, and agreements.
Manage press tabs for our partners on website, including posting relevant news articles and drafting summary of coverage.
Maintain familiarity with legal industry and trade publications, applying understanding of how stories are presented and in which media.
Track for media stories on the firm and alert PR team and partners as appropriate on key coverage.
Manage and maintain media lists.
Work collaboratively with our external PR agencies and across the firm’s global marketing department.
Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will have the following:
BA/BS degree required.
2+ years of public relations and communications experience.
Enthusiasm for and understanding of media relations.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to successfully prioritize multiple demands and meet deadlines under pressure.
Strong team player.
Exceptional writing skills, with an ability to prepare focused and specialized written materials.
Clear commitment to producing polished work consistently demonstrating attention to detail.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Openness to learn and grow.
Aptitude for interacting effectively with people across all parts of the organization.
Understanding of, and respect for, keeping confidential key information regarding firm business matters.
Self-starter with a top notch work ethic and a positive, proactive style.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.