Media Relations Specialist

Jul 30, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
Job Description

The Marketing Department for a local law firm is seeking a Media Relations Specialist in their DC office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as internal and external POC for all directories/surveys/submissions (with the exception of annual firmwide surveys such as ALM).
  • Develops and maintains an online repository for reference in preparing future submissions.
  • Secures annual directly listing agreements and prepares updates to all related profile pages and other similar listings.
  • Manages PR-related vendors and understands and uses each tools’ functionality.
  • Researches and drafts news and collateral materials as assigned, including write-ups/successes for the website.
  • Works with PR/Media team on attorney awards and nominations process including drafting, editing, and submitting nominations.
  • Works with Marketing Communications team to post appropriate rankings and accolades to website, intranet, and social media channels.
  • Manages and creates all media lists for news distribution.
  • Manages scheduling and logistics for Firm photographer in DC for attorney bio photos.
  • Handles logistics and assists with preparation for on-site filming and photo shoots.
  • Attends relevant Legal Marketing and PR events to further knowledge and relationships.
Job Requirements

Must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications, or journalism.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in marketing and/or public relations; strong emphasis on writing, editing, and project management.
  • Law firm or professional services firm experience preferred.
  • Experience with, working knowledge of legal directories. highly desired.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Comfortable using a variety of proprietary marketing databases.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in handling several time-sensitive and subject sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in completing projects is paramount.
  • Detail oriented with dedication to follow up.
Additional Information

Please send resume in Word format

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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