Position Public Relations Specialist
Location City of Chicago
Starts 04/23/18
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $83K, DOE
Our client in the law firm industry is in search of a full time Public Relations Coordinator to be part of their team in downtown Chicago.

The Public Relations Coordinator will be responsible for:

- Implementing PR plans consistent with the Firm's global strategy, needs, goals, and brand standards

- Serving as the point person for one of the Firm's agency partners to provide guidance in media interview requests and activities

- Evaluating media opportunities for potential conflicts, in order to minimize risk to the firm

- Distilling complex messages, and translating them into relatable written messages that are free of error

- Guiding lawyers and key stakeholders on PR best practices

- Proactively identifying opportunities for the Firm to earn positive media coverage

- Helping partners prepare for media coverage

- Assisting with media coverage monitoring and tracking

The Public Relations Coordinator must have the following:
- Law firm / PR agency background
- 5+ years of experience in PR
- Bachelors in Communications, English, Journalism, or PR is preferred
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
- Able to work under pressure
- Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Chicago15@jobalert.creativecircle.com