|Title||Public Relations Coordinator (law firm) $70K|
|Location||New York, NY|
New open position in one of the leading law firms in the world, with 23 offices and approximately 1,600 attorneys Global Marketing & Communications Department: PR Coordinator. This position is in our New York city location and reports to the PR Project Managers.
Supports firm’s public relations group on various PR initiatives by monitoring trends and firm news, assisting with directories and awards submissions, and handling research projects.
Assists with proactive media relations activities in connection with various matters handled by the firm.
Assists with compiling and drafting directories and award submissions as needed.
Assists with compilation and review of the daily media sweep of firm mentions in the press.
Conducts research on media outlets and reporters to aid in outreach and to prepare partners for press interviews.
Develops media lists for use in targeted pitches and general outreach concerning firm matters and initiatives.
Assists in handling client- and topic-specific media analysis and other research projects.
Oversees editorial calendar opportunities and assists with tracking of media-related activities.
Tracks and conducts outreach in connection with editorial calendar opportunities.
Places bylined articles and submits firm-authored client mailings for republication with various outlets.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
Manages Firm resources responsibly.
Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Extremely strong administrative skills, including the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent drafting, editing and proofreading skills
Very strong analytical and trouble-shooting skills
Ability to consistently meet deadlines
Interacts effectively and appropriately with reporters, partners, senior administrative staff and peers
Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
Flexibility to travel
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
Minimum of one year of PR/media relations experience