Global Communications Manager

Global Communications Manager

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    Communications, Interim, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

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  • Contact:

    Joanne Watkins

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Are you ready for a career move to an international law firm with a very strong presence in the UK market? Are you passionate about media relations, can recognise a good news story and skilled in writing? You will be reporting to the Senior Global Communications Manager to help implement a global PR and external communications strategy covering their five core global sectors - insurance, international trade, energy, transport and infrastructure.  It’s an important and busy role for a self- motivated and enterprising comms professional. Previous experience in the professional services sector is desirable but not essential.     

Key responsibilities:

  • Support with the implementation of a global external communications strategy (media relations, corporate communications and social media) and the metrics to evidence it.
  • Support the corporate communications activity to enhance and protect the firm's reputation – including legal media liaison and award entries.
  • Lead on developing and delivering PR plans for business lines to support the global communications strategy and deliver quality media coverage
  • Project manage end to end communications strategies, including developing thought leadership, from concept through deployment to post campaign evaluation.
  • Maintain good media relationships across all media channels
  • Help manage agency relationships

Experience required:

  • Enterprising and inventive with the ability to generate ideas based on partner, client insight, market/media information, research and available data
  • Strong conceptual skills, building and articulating ideas into end to end communications plans
  • Strong media contacts and an understanding of how to market B2B organisations through media and social media
  • Strong writing skills and an ability to understand and communicate complex topics to a sophisticated target audience
  • Influential and persuasive using a variety of skills to galvanise teams into action
  • Confident, collaborative and capable of managing relationships across all levels from partners to senior managers and BD Executives
  • Self-motivated, strong and resilient with the energy to help conceive ideas and drive projects through several layers of the firm
  • Capable of managing a wide variety of projects, at different stages of progression, along-side business as usual tasks
  • Knowledge of the various internal and external communications channels available with the ability to execute plans on a multi-platform basis