PR & Communications Executive – Leading Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7279
  • Legal
  • Communications/PR
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Brussels, International, London, Paris
  • up to £50,000

  • Colette Norfolk
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

Based in London, Paris or Brussels, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PR and Communications Executive to join a leading US law firm. The firm are seeking a PR and Communications Executive to strengthen their Marketing & Communications team. The role holder will enjoy a varied role with the opportunity to work on a broad range of PR and communications activities and to become a member of a dynamic and professional team in a lawyer-oriented firm culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and high performance. You will report to and work closely together with the Media Relations Manager in producing and distributing content to be used across the full range of marketing channels and will support senior BD, Marketing and Communications leaders and partners in implementing the marketing strategy and plans for the EMEA practice groups and the firm’s industry groups. Key responsibilities will include drafting, editing, and posting content for use across all the firm's external communications channels, including our website, blogs and social media accounts; drafting press releases and project managing releases to suit local markets; monitoring media mentions and planning improvements to reporting; and facilitating the placement of articles authored by partners and lawyers. Success in this role will be dependent upon the successful applicant's ability to develop relationships with business and legal journalists from key national and pan-European publications read by the firm’s client base and to develop and maintain good relationships with external agencies and colleagues in the public relations, marketing communications, and graphic design teams in New York. The ideal candidate will be self-starting, enthusiastic and motivated team player with the ability to develop a knowledge of the firm’s key clients and work and a strong ability to pitch stories and draft profiles and other media content. The PR and Communications Executive will also have previous media relations, PR, communications and editorial experience to include producing media or content plans and implementing actions. In addition candidates should enjoy multi-tasking and will juggle priorities with confidence. Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector –


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