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Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia

Are you a public relations professional with experience writing for a legal securities department? If so, our D.C. law firm client has an excellent Senior Public Relations Specialist opportunity for you! Specifically, the Senior Public Relations Specialist would oversee all public relations for our client's securities department, be responsible for the development of strategy and execution for awards and surveys, as well as enhance our client's reputation with media outlets. 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential media opportunities for the securities department
  • Work closely with department chairs to develop and implement PR strategies that identify media targets and goals incorporating overall business development and marketing plans
  • Write, prepare, and place firm announcements, in addition to attorney-written articles
  • Identify target media outlets for legal department, practice groups, and offices and partners
  • Locate, track, disseminate, and submit survey and award responses

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations; master’s degree is a plus
  • 6+ years of public relations experience with experience at an agency, government, or policy background with professional service/law firm
  • Background implementing crisis communication
  • Able to identify and create proactive media opportunities
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential matter with discretion
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

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