Public Relations Specialist

January 19, 2017 - US

Our international Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Public Relations Specialist to serve as a key member of the firm's external communications team in the US. Additionally, the incumbent will support internal communications, strategic marketing projects and Latin America regional external communications and media relations.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct media relations, external communications and reputation positioning for the firm's US and Latin America practices
  • Assist with positioning the firm's Americas practice globally
  • Advise partners and business management on media strategy and marketing communications execution
  • Directly impact the execution of practice communications strategy and media positioning in the region
  • Play a key role in designing, implementing and executing media relations strategy in the region
  • Promote targeted news opportunities and thought leadership campaigns supporting the firm's business development strategic marketing efforts in the region
  • Provide media training and prepare attorney's for interviews
  • Investigate and secure media and publishing opportunities for attorneys
  • Act as the main contact for press inquiries in the Americas region
  • Promote the firm's strengths and accomplishments through a variety of media outlets

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Journalism preferred
  • Approximately 5 years of external communications and media relations experience
  • Prior media relations experience at a law firm, global professional services organization or multinational corporation
  • Superb communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Calm, mature and motivated with proven ability to work well under pressure and perform crisis management
  • Advanced writing skills with ability to translate complex information into commercial messaging
  • Technically proficient
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese fluency highly desirable

Qualified candidates can submit their resumes directly to mike@fusionstaffingpartners.com


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