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Key Role Information

Reference No:
SL205
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Added:
27/09/2018
Closing Date:
25/10/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Salary:
£30,000 Negotiable
Location:
Bath

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Overview

Communications and PR Exec / Bath / Legal Firm / £25,000 - £30,000

This is a great opportunity for someone to start immediately in one of Bath's leading Law firms. Initially a contract role but with a view to being made permanent.

Role responsibilities:

  • Deliver a programme to enhance the firm's reputation and strengthen its brand as 'lawyers ahead of the curve'
  • Copywriting, editing and proofing of external communications, including press releases, literature, presentations and relevant content for the website and social media
  • Play an active role in helping to 'mine' for news stories and other content, liaising closely with fee-earners as well as keeping a close eye on the media for reporting trends, breaking news and opportunities to comment
  • Analyse and track PR campaigns, reporting on the results and providing insights to senior management
  • Support and coach fee earners in handling and working with the media
  • Help to develop the firm's thought leadership programme
  • Support the Head of Communications with reputation management
  • Help to develop an awards programme for the firm
  • Work closely with the Communications Executive to deal with internal communications enquiries, responding as required
  • Help to deliver the firm's internal communications strategy, working closely with business services teams
  • Copywriting for internal communications campaigns.
  • Become an intranet champion, assisting with all intranet-related queries, providing training where necessary

About You:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a PR, journalism or related subject
  • CIPR or NCTJ qualification
  • National media and/or trade press contacts
  • Previous experience working as a PR or Communications Assistant/ Executive or as a journalist
  • Previous experience of delivering national PR campaigns or writing for media
  • Previous experience in professional/financial services
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent proof reading and editing skills
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