Job: Public Relations Coordinator (law firm) $70K

Title Public Relations Coordinator (law firm) $70K
Categories Marketing/Communications
Salary 70K
Job ID 1788
Location New York, NY
Job Information

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. 

 PR Coordinator

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

Organizes/prioritizes work

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

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of one year of PR/media relations experience



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