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.


  • 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


  • 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

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