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Communications Advisor

Communications Advisor

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    B2B Communications, Communications

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50,000

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Currie

  • Contact Email:

    ecurrie@vmagroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

  • Job Ref:

    EC916125

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2022-11-18

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

A leading globa​l law firm is looking for a communications professional to join the Marketing and Communications team and, working under the direction of the Senior Communications Manager, contribute to the delivery of the firm’s external communications agenda, promoting its brand and reputation to the media and other external audiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Senior Communications Manager to develop an integrated eternal communications strategy for the firm in support of its ongoing strategic marketing, business development programmes and corporate and public affairs thought leadership campaigns

  • Planning and delivering a proactive PR and social media strategy and programme to help build and increase global media coverage

  • Building and managing relationships with media, journalists and other key industry contacts

  • Working with the firm’s external PR consultants in the production and distribution of corporate news announcements

  • Maximizing the firm's thought leadership programme and coverage to increase its share of voice on key industry issues

  • Managing the firm’s awards submission programme

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in a public relations or communications based role, ideally within a professional services or financial services firm

  • Proven experience of working with the media, handling and managing media enquiries

  • Experienced in working with an external PR agency to support an in-house communications team

  • Experienced in using digital and social media to support the firm’s ongoing strategic business development programme including marketing, sponsorship and thought leadership

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organized and with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work with others as part of a team as well as taking individual responsibility

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