Public Relations and Communications Coordinator

June 1, 2016 - Davis Polk & Wardwell,

Davis Polk & Wardwell is currently recruiting for a Public Relations and Communications Coordinator based in our NY office. Working closely with the Manager and Senior Manager of Public Relations and Communications, the Coordinator will assist in organizing the firm’s internal and external communications activities and act as a communications liaison to individual attorneys and practice group managers.

Davis Polk & Wardwell is currently recruiting for a Public Relations and Communications Coordinator based in our NY office. Working closely with the Manager and Senior Manager of Public Relations and Communications, the Coordinator will assist in organizing the firm’s internal and external communications activities and act as a communications liaison to individual attorneys and practice group managers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and write communications content, including news items for website, press releases and pro bono and alumni newsletters
  • Administer day-to-day media relations operational systems, e.g. manage reprint requests; compile, track and distribute press clips; create press lists; maintain editorial calendar
  • Draft industry survey and award submissions and maintain submissions library/calendar
  • Draft and post content including news items and events to the website
  • Assist with reports to management
  • Perform research as needed
  • Exemplary writing and editing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and exceptional writing abilities
  • Ability to flourish in a team environment and to form effective working relationships with individuals at all levels
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects and deadlines, effectively manage changing priorities, and adjust to program activities accordingly
  • Self-starter with an excellent work ethic and a positive, proactive style

Minimum two years of experience in the public/media relations industry or corporate communications. Law Firm or other professional services environment preferred. Davis Polk is offering a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Reply to:
Jacqueline Nunez Kleinhandler
Human Resources Manager
jackie.nunez@davispolk.com


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