Manager, Public Relations – Business Development & Communications (BD&C)

09 Feb, 2021


Manager, Public Relations – Business Development & Communications (BD&C)

Jones Day
Atlanta, GA/Chicago, IL/Dallas, TX/Minneapolis, MN
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The PR Manager is responsible for handling media relations activities and coordinating across regions on media relations activities around the world. Responsibilities include: executing media relations activities related to legal and business trends, transactions, disputes, positive matter outcomes, appointments, lateral partner arrivals, and other initiatives as directed; fielding and deploying press inquiries; initiating proper routing and framing for consideration, recommendations, and approval; developing and maintaining media contact lists and interfacing with reporters, editors, and producers on any necessary response; placing lawyer bylined articles in outside publications in accordance with the Firm’s policies; and developing and coordinating proactive media outreach as designated by the Senior Manager, Global Public Relations; the Firm’s Global Director of Business Development & Communications, and the Firm’s Client Affairs Partners.Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Seven to 10 years’ experience in public and media relations. Professional services sector required, law firm experience strongly preferred.
  • Significant media relationships with reporters and editors at business, legal, and financial publications. Broadcast business media contacts a plus.
  • Experience with media analytics and contact databases such as Cision, Meltwater, Muck Rack, Trendkite, or Roxhill preferred Content management systems such as Percolate, Newscred, or Sprinklr a plus.

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Job posted: 2021-02-09