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The Media and Communications Manager position can be based in Atlanta, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, DC, San Francisco or the New York Metro area. Other geographic locations will be considered, with a preference for the role to be near a US SPB practice office.

Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices. With 45 offices in 20 countries, the firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Media and Communications Manger to join our global business development team. This position is responsible for assisting with the execution of the firm’s external publicity efforts, supporting internal communications and promoting an overall awareness of the Squire Patton Boggs brand across multiple geographies and platforms. This position presents a unique opportunity to work in a sophisticated and collegial environment with diverse colleagues from across the globe in a firm that is growing.

While not inclusive of all the position responsibilities related to the role specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with colleagues in a variety of disciplines from across the firm to manage day-to-day execution of PR programs and ensure integrated communications approach and strategy for internal and external audiences.
  • Oversee the placement of firm press announcements and seek out other brand enhancement opportunities, such as thought leadership opportunities and the placement of articles.
  • Create and assist with a variety of short-form and long-form content including social media posts, internal announcements and other digital vehicles.
  • Combine an active knowledge of industry trends with a strong institutional knowledge to better aid the Department’s efforts.
  • Write responses for submissions to various industry awards, recognitions and surveys.
  • Work collaboratively with the firm’s Business Development function to support strategic business plans of Industry and Practice Groups.
  • Promote the firm’s pro bono and DEI efforts.
  • Develop relationships with key journalists in the legal, business and trade press.
  • Support internal communications efforts. This includes drafting content for the intranet, blogs and newsletters, as needed.

Our requirements include:

  • A four-year college degree; marketing, communications, or business degree preferred; a minimum of 5 years of experience in a communications role within a law firm, agency or professional services environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in law firm support – including understanding of legal practices and experience with law firm PR and communications is a plus.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong track record in media relations, thought leadership, and internal communications. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of communications strategies around complex business and legal matters including media engagement, content development and spokesperson coaching and preparation. Strong multi-tasking abilities, superior written and oral communication skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines as they occur is a must.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a collaborative work environment.

Please apply directly on our website:https://careers.squirepattonboggs.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=13&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=143

Squire Patton Boggs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion or creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other condition protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment.

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RUBENSTEIN is seeking a talented, motivated and dynamic Vice President to provide strategic counsel and media relations for a variety of clients in our well established and recognized legal practice group.

Clients include: law firms, practice areas (litigation, white collar, finance, M&A, Private Equity, real estate, bankruptcy, trade, employment, technology, IP, etc.), individual partners, law schools, and related professional service businesses.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Craft, manage, and implement innovative public relations programs for clients in the legal and B2B space; convey clients’ key messages through a full range of earned and owned media
  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact, where appropriate, continually fostering client-agency relationship, building trust, and anticipating and addressing client needs
  • Continuously cultivate effective relationships with legal, business, and trade media
  • Write creative and effective press materials, PR plans and other communication materials, as well as award submissions, and digital content as necessary
  • Lead media relations efforts and secure media opportunities for clients, generating client coverage across traditional and digital outlets on local and national levels; engage in both proactive and reactive media relations management, including leveraging breaking news opportunities and trend stories
  • Position partners as industry experts to generate thought leadership opportunities and enhance brand visibility by identifying trends and issues upon which clients can comment
  • Proactively pitch stories ideas/interviews to trade, business and general media, both print, broadcast and digital
  • Coordinate high profile interviews, draft messaging and talking points for spokespeople, and provide media training / prep sessions in advance of any media interaction
  • Place bylined articles and other client generated content as appropriate
  • Publicize litigation wins and deal announcements, law firm hires, successes and pro bono work;
  • Navigate highly confidential, sensitive information and issues on behalf of clients with ease and confidence
  • Oversee content creation on social media and the distribution of press materials across platforms
  • Nimbly work well in a fast-paced environment, within a collaborative team account structure; actively mentor an array of junior staff and guide their ability to meet deadlines, enhance skills and cultivate media relationships

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills with the ability to quickly digest / understand complicated matters and help boil them down to key messages / actions
  • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national levels; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
  • Ability to understand complex legal language, issues and reports, and articulate these into subjects of interest for the media, as well as demonstrated skill in handling C-suite issues and executive positioning
  • Excellent, demonstrated writing and analytical skills, with documented ability to craft press releases, media pitches, in-depth PR plans, and strategic communications materials (AP Style knowledge a plus)
  • Conversant in current breaking news issues detailed in national publications, particularly in the business section
  • Comfortable and confident when dealing with confidential and controversial issues on behalf of clients; experience in dealing with law firms and legal issues required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors, and the ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Understanding of the intersection between traditional and social media and how different outlets can serve different purposes
  • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
  • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met

Education & Work Experience

  • 8 – 10 years of client and media relations experience at a PR agency, or on an in-house communications team at a law firm, is preferred
  • Direct publicity experience in the legal space is required with the versatility to work across multiple sectors
  • College degree preferred – focus in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field is ideal

Disclaimer | EOE | Company Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check.

RUBENSTEIN is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

For more information, please visit our website: www.rubenstein.com

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Proskauer is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual, with advanced writing skills and an interest in internal and external communications, business development and brand, to join the Firm’s communications team in our New York office.

The Communications Specialist will write for key audiences of Proskauer while helping plan and execute profile-raising marketing campaigns intended to enhance the Firm’s position in the global marketplace and promote our internal brand. The Specialist will assist with the creation of content that engages our target audiences, including clients, prospects, the media, recruits and alumni, across all marketing channels. The role involves many aspects of digital marketing, content campaigns and social and video media development, and will have exposure to all Firm online marketing and communications efforts.

The Communications Specialist reports to the Associate Director of Communications, and will work closely with members of our Client Development department, lawyers and key internal departments, such as diversity, pro bono, recruiting and professional development, to provide support for communications and brand initiatives across the Firm.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Help develop brand strategies, implement innovative and effective marketing campaigns and create brand positioning content that sets Proskauer apart
  • Write content for internal communications, award nominations, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, social channels, video, PR, and other areas, while maintaining consistent brand voice and style
  • Play a central role in the editorial planning and content development of our firmwide newsletter
  • Proactively pitch and create new content to drive engagement with key firm audiences, as well as new digital strategies.
  • Develop an understanding of the background and experience of Proskauer practices and lawyers, and help with campaigns to raise their visibility internally within the firm and externally
  • Create and maintain marketing collateral, brochures, newsletters and other material to more effectively “sell” the Firm, its people and its services to key audiences
  • Assist with the development of our corporate narrative, including offering ideas for enhancing the visibility of the firm’s recruiting, CSR, diversity and pro bono efforts
  • Provide on-the-ground support, as needed, to write about conferences and other firm- sponsored events; ensure delivery of events in line with marketing plans, objectives and firmwide protocols
  • Develop compelling submissions for directories and awards, and seek and assess additional opportunities for recognition
  • Contribute to the content development and development of the user experience of the Firm’s website, and assist with posting content as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on writing, communications or marketing preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a communications- or marketing-related role
  • Strong writing, communication and organizational skills with a high level of creativity
  • Detail oriented with an emphasis on quality control
  • Energetic and enthusiastic team player, high degree of drive and personal initiative
  • Experience in social/digital media and fluent in all digital platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with firm leadership, lawyers, managers, and peers and ability to demonstrate diplomacy, listening and influencing skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to prioritize, plan ahead and offer solutions
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule according to workload demands
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience with and ability to interpret data into actionable insights from Google Analytics, social media analytics, and news listening tools, such as Meltwater and Cision a plus
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The Communications Specialist supports the development and execution of internal and external communications strategies for our practice groups and firm activities in the Americas. The Specialist also contributes to the delivery of international campaigns and the firm's corporate communications.

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The Marketing and Communications Senior Editor/Writer works in a hands-on capacity to produce marketing content to communicate the firm’s messaging across platforms and to reinforce and enhance our brand.

  • Responsible for maintaining consistent tone, style and "voice" of all marketing collateral.
  • Ensures focused, effective materials and copy that is accurate and error-free.
  • Drafts and edits wide range of marketing collateral, often in collaboration with editorial project managers, including internal and external firm news, practice area descriptions, attorney biographies, thought leadership efforts, capabilities pieces and other brochures, feature publications, the firm's social media page, speeches, event materials, etc.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages firm resources responsibly.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Excellent business writing, editing and interviewing skills
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge of Associated Press style
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities, organizing and prioritizing work
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters, maintain confidentiality, use discretion, and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment, independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of five years related experience in a professional services or journalism environment

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories).  For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at Skadden.com/careers.

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O’Melveny & Myers LLP is a global law firm with more than 750 lawyers and 500 staff in offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Vault.com’s “Best law Firm to Work For” for three years running, the firm is seeking a seasoned social media expert to join our dynamic Client Development team. In addition to leading our social media presence, you’ll collaborate with a best-in-class, results-oriented marketing team while delving into emerging topics and trends in some of the business world’s most exciting industries.

Growing O’Melveny’s visibility and brand recognition among current and prospective clients, alumni, and our talent pool is essential to our business goals, and social media is integral to how we achieve those goals. The social lead will work closely with the Manager of Global Communications to ensure a consistent voice across our digital media presence, strengthen the firm’s brand positioning, and execute on key marketing priorities. The right candidate must be a self-starter and excited to make a difference in helping the team drive strategic communications and advance marketing and branding efforts.

The issues our clients face move at a fast pace, and so do we. Come be a part of our exciting growth!

We are actively seeking for a Manager of Social Media. This position can reside in the Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley office.

Responsibilities:

  • Own content and channel strategy, from planning, production, and distribution to analytics and reporting. Platforms include LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to build awareness, drive engagement, grow our digital community, and generate website referrals.
  • Manage paid social budget on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Lead social media vendor review, selection, and negotiation, and manage vendor relationships.
  • Lead employee advocacy efforts, including rollout of new advocacy platform.
  • Utilize social listening to monitor and identify opportunities to engage with our digital community.
  • Present to lawyers of all levels on how to leverage social media for individual profile raising and brand management.
  • Guide key stakeholders on strategic use of social media platforms and assist them in managing their social media presence.
  • Leverage analytics to inform social and content strategy.
  • QC web content prior to sharing on social media.
  • Ensure brand style and standards are upheld in all visual and written content.
  • Advise and support client development team in honing content marketing strategy.
  • Assist with podcast planning, production, and distribution.
  • Support execution of search engine optimization (SEO) strategy.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, PR/Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field required.
  • 3+ years relevant experience in social media management. Legal/professional services experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Proven track record of helping brands drive follower growth and community engagement across social platforms.
  • Experience running social media campaigns.
  • Keen understanding of and passion for the latest social media trends, tools, and best practices.
  • Experience using Sprout Social, Sprinklr, Hootsuite, or similar social dashboard.
  • Familiarity with employee advocacy core concepts and comfortability with scaling an EA program.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and design tools like Canva and Spark used to generate graphic assets for social media.
  • Strong understanding of employer and talent branding, and brand storytelling.
  • Adept in advising firm leaders and rainmakers as a subject-matter expert on social media.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, with superior attention to detail.
  • Self-starter and problem-solver with willingness to be outspoken in suggesting innovative ideas and exercise independent judgment.
  • Data-driven; skilled at gathering and analyze data, evaluate solutions and alternatives, and make recommendations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and rely on a content calendar for planning purposes.
  • Proficiency and experience in web content maintenance, including experience working within a content management system; Sitecore experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Google Adwords, and other analytics and SEO tools and platforms.

For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at www.omm.com. Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No direct phone or email inquiries, please.

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