Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is seeking a Media Relations Specialist. The location for this position is flexible, with a preference or Chicago, Washington, D.C., Houston, or Miami. The Media Relations Specialist will be responsible for media relations activities for multiple practices and offices to enhance the image of the firm, with particular attention to strategic priorities and markets. Candidate will collaborate extensively with firm leadership and other marketing professionals, and report to the firm’s Senior Media Relations Manager.
Qualified candidates will have 4 or more years of experience in Fortune 500 company or AmLaw 100 law firm, current media contacts, and a BA in English, Communications, or Journalism. Experienced strategist and strong writer. Experience planning and implementing public relations initiatives. Team player with a customer service focus, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Self-starter with a commitment to high quality work.
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