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PR Specialist, Legal

The opportunity

My client is a global law firm based in the heart of London and is looking for a PR Specialist to join their high performing team. This is a permanent position and you will have strategic as well as tactical influence and input over the firm’s media initiatives.

Your responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Communications, you will be responsible for providing extensive public relations and wider communications support for the firm’s legal practices and corporate functions.

  • Serve as a day-to-day point of contact for press interactions.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with members of the press.

  • Create various communication materials such as press releases, articles, and pitches for media use.

  • Manage and update media contact lists using a media database.

  • Monitor editorial calendars of relevant publications and recommend opportunities to enhance the firm's visibility.

  • Research and identify media opportunities to effectively convey the firm's messaging and support firm and practice strategies.

The ideal candidate

You will come with strong communication skills, both written and oral. You will strong experience in media relations as well as have the confidence in working with external and internal stakeholders. You will also be comfortable drafting briefings and press releases. Media relations experience from a legal sector is important.

If you would like to have a chat about the opportunity and find out more, please apply or email me at


VMA GROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, marketing, digital and change communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, brand, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications, marketing, digital and change industries, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMA GROUP has offices in London, Bristol and Manchester and in Europe, VMA GROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMA GROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.