A progressive legal firm is looking for a PR Executive to join its Business Development & Marketing team. This is a large team, divided into three key areas Business Development, Marketing & Communications and Relationships.
The PR Executive sits within the firm's Marketing & Communications team, which is responsible for promoting a greater understanding of the firm's vision, brand values and market positioning, whilst ensuring the firm stands out from its peer group, so that it attracts and retains clients and talent. You will be part of a team which drives the firm's marketing communications, spanning the full mix including media. You will be primarily responsible for driving UK PR for a number of sector groups, supporting the PR Manager with other sectors and firm-wide PR, and assisting with international media relations. Key responsibilities will include:
You will be a bright graduate or equivalent, preferably with qualifications in PR or journalism, and must have had previous PR experience within the legal sector or a professional services firm. A team player with a positive, proactive attitude, you will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with superb attention to detail and will have the ability to be confident and persuasive when speaking to journalists and lawyers, often at a senior level. Experience of using PR systems such as media database and monitoring services is highly desirable. In addition, the PR Executive will have a genuine interest in news, and an understanding of business issues and the media landscape.
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