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PR Executive

Added on:
21 Aug 2015
Contract type:
Full Time
Reference:
MP/210815/TJ/PRE
Location:
London
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Posted by: Angela Cahill
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Job Description

The Responsibilities:

• Woking internally and externally for the PR team for assigned industry and practice groups.
• Communicating with Head of Corporate Affairs, PR Manager, partners, associates and the firm's business development and marketing teams
• Drafting and implementing press plans and campaigns for assigned practice and industry groups in line with the firm’s strategy.
• Manage and deliver profile raising campaigns in traditional and social media for assigned industry and practice areas to reinforce the firm’s message.
• Working with agencies where appropriate on specific campaigns.
• Proactively coordinate a schedule of award and directory submissions for practice groups, industry groups and the firm, in line with profile raising plans for the year.
• Develop a deep understanding of your practice/industry groups and regularly identify relevant issues that may be of interest to the media; develop ideas into wider thought-leadership campaigns in consultation with partners and BD teams where appropriate.
• Support the Head of Corporate Affairs and PR Manager on drafting of communications and the preparation and distribution of press coverage statistics and analysis.

The Candidate:
• Degree educated
• At least two years PR experience (agency or in-house)
• Experience in social media (particularly Twitter)
• To actively welcome responsibility; able to work autonomously and as part of a cohesive team
• To be flexible and accommodating – on occasion will have to work outside of office hours, for example at networking events with journalists
• Computer literacy: including Word, Excel, PowerPoint (training on these will be offered if required). Knowledge of Gorkana and Precise (or similar) is desirable but not essential

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter in the strictest confidence to marie.parlanti@bluelegal.com

Once you have sent your CV, feel free to telephone me on 0207 118 3003.

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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