Communications Executive - Independent Law Firm

Recruiter
Leighton Taylor Consulting
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications Executive to join an independent law firm with an international footprint. The role holder will join the Communications & PR team who work across the entire firm to co-ordinate all internal and external communications and ensure all messages are clear, on brand and delivered with maximum impact.

The team is seeking someone with a passion for writing and current affairs who would be comfortable in a fast-paced working environment to join them. Acting as the first point of contact for media enquiries, you will build relationships with journalists and liaise with the media to proactively place stories and comment and assist the Senior Communications and PR Executive to develop press releases, quotes and corporate messages. From a content perspective, the Communications Executive will be responsible for editing, proofreading and ensuring all content is in the firm's 'tone of voice'. You will develop and co-ordinate internal communications and also develop and draft content for the firm's various websites and blogs. Social Media will form an important element of this role and will involve the ongoing implementation of the firm's social media strategy and the composition of engaging and informative content using the appropriate voice and best practices on social channels such Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

The ideal candidate will be a bright graduate with previous professional services experience in a similar role, good working knowledge of the media, previous experience of pitching stories to the media and a first class knowledge and understanding of social media. A team player who is adaptable and self-motivated, the Communications Executive will be personable, confident and articulate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will enjoy working to tight deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure.

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