Position Agency Experience! Public Relations Specialist
Location City of Chicago
Starts Once They Identify the Right Person
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $85k Depends on Experience
Our client in the law firm industry is in search of a full time Public Relations Specialist to be part of their team in downtown Chicago.

The client is looking for very specific must-haves:
Someone who comes from the PR Agency world!
B2B and/or professional services clients
The ability to work agency-like hours (not your normal 9am to 5pm job)
Must be comfortable doing executional along with strategic

The Public Relations Specialist 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 high profile partners to provide guidance in media interview requests and activities

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

- Managing a high-profile pitch / PR opportunity from the initial announcement to completion

- 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, tracking, and reporting

The Public Relations Coordinator must have the following:
- MUST have professional service and/or B2B agency experience
- Ability and willingness to work agency-like hours
- 5 - 7 years of experience in PR - This is a MUST
- 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: cc119@jobalert.creativecircle.com