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Mark-eting Recruitment
Salary band: £30k - £40k
Salary: Upto £35k
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Employment Type: All
Business sector: Both
Contact: Dennis Preston
Sector: Legal, Banking/Finance, Professional/Business Services
Category: PR Jobs

Our client, a leading law firm based in London, is currently seeking an experienced PR Executive to join their team and support the PR Manager.

Main duties

  • Act as the company's spokesperson, responding to day-to-day media enquiries from the UK and international media
  • Proactively generate news coverage which supports the work of the company, showcasing the strengths and expertise of the market
  • Operate as a media adviser, briefing the company's experts and providing advice and feedback to help them develop as spokespeople
  • Identify and manage threats to the company's reputation in the media
  • Develop and implement media strategies, research and write media materials, as well as monitor coverage to evaluate success
  • Build relationships with journalists and colleagues in the company's market to identify opportunities to create stories and provide expert commentary
  • Organise press events including briefings, conferences, photo opportunities and press tours
  • Write daily press coverage summaries to keep colleagues informed on events and issues
  •  Maintain the forward features list

Additional requirements

  • Education to at least degree level
  • Experience in a role either working in or with the media
  • Highly organised and self-motivated

The ideal candidate will have worked in a Public Relations role within Professional Services or Financial Services. You will have established press contacts and have proven client handling and relationship skills.