Public Relations/Communications Manager – Philadelphia (Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP)

May 20, 2016 - Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, Philadelphia

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP seeks goal oriented self-starter to manage/promote its brand and public image via the firm website, publications, television, radio and social media. Promote Schnader’s achievements through articles, alerts, interviews, seminars and rankings while ensuring consistent communication to internal and external audiences.

Duties:

  • Provide firm-wide PR and communications support. Develop relationships with media contacts. Handle press relations and external communications. Draft pitches, press releases, blog and website content. Develop story ideas. Track industry publications and recommend opportunities
  • Write and post website content. Media monitor to ensure the integrity and consistency of the Schnader brand
  • Create and present media training seminars for attorneys, including social media
  • Work with attorneys and graphic designers to create and disseminate ads, alerts, invitations and announcements
  • Collect competitive intelligence research and cultivate relationships with journalists in business, legal press and trade publications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Journalism or Communications
  • 3-5 years of media relations experience, preferably in a law firm
  • Experience preparing marketing communications material
  • Superior research, writing, editing skills
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and communicate complex subjects clearly and concisely
  • Ability to develop relationships with media
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to work off-hours and travel occasionally
  • Online media directory services experience required
  • Experience with commonly used social media platforms
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • PR software experience
  • Design capabilities preferred

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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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