Public Relations Manager

January 1, 2016 - Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York, NY

The Public Relations Manager acts as the primary point of contact with external media on behalf of the firm. Coordinate with partners, practice group/office heads and business development practice managers on outreach to press regarding deals and cases with a view towards promoting and lifting the firm's visibility and prestige in local, national and global media and industry trades.Identify, develop and implement Milbank's Public Relations plans and initiatives.

Responsibilities:

- Identify, develop and implement Milbank's Public Relations plans and initiatives

- Coordinate with Director of BD, CLPO and COO on firm-wide communications strategies to elevate and monitor the Firm's profile

- Develop and issue news releases, media statements and background materials

- Maintain day-to-day relationships with reporters and editors

- Pitch and place stories with legal, business/trade/industry and general media.

- Develop and manage media preparation programs and training as needed

- Coordinate with external PR agency on an as needed basis

- Other responsibilities as they may be assigned from time to time

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Communications or PR and 10 + years of corporate communications experience is required.

Qualifications:

The following abilities are required: Initiative; multi-tasking and prioritization; handle a fast-paced, difficult environment; flexibility and adaptability; excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.

Must be available to report to work on regularly scheduled days and at the scheduled hour.

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Janine Furgiuele, Manager of Administrative Recruiting and Human Resources at adminjobs@milbank.com Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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