National PR & Communications Manager

England,West Midlands,Birmingham
£60000 - £65000 per annum
14 November 2018
12 December 2018
Lucy Powell
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
National PR & Communications Manager To manage all external national and regional press and legal directory communications activity for a professional services business.

Client Details

Professional services national organisation


You will work as part of a strongly-integrated business development team (including digital, campaign, market research and events teams). It's likely that you will have a hands-on drafting role for key messages and corporate comms (i.e. end of year financials), whilst supervising the outputs of a team of 3 plus a small network of regional/specialist PR agencies and suppliers on day-to-day transactional releases and content/case studies.

The key aim of the role is to work as part of a wider BD team to ensure PR and Comms is utilised efficiently and effectively as part of the marketing mix to deliver a measurable increase in the reputation and profile of the firm in specified national markets (i.e. London) and sectors/industries (i.e. Tech and Finance); as well as in areas of specialism (i.e. Privacy & Cyber risk).


* At least 5 years' experience in a PR management role preferably at a law firm;

* Excellent business writer, and understanding of B2B and B2C markets

* Exceptional people management, project management and planning skills

* Team player who can meet deadlines, prioritise workloads and manage multiple projects

* Strong knowledge of integrated communications strategies, including directing social media campaigns

* Ability to gain trust and act as a knowledgeable communications advisor to senior stakeholders within the business

* In house, professional services experience desired

* Good communications skills and highly personable - the ability to express requests concisely and courteously by email and by phone, to elicit results and collaboration required

* Ability to inspire confidence and trust in the team and the business

* Intellectual rigour and insight to be credible with a highly intelligent and experienced group of personnel

* Excellent interpersonal, written and presentation skills

Job Offer

9 to 12 month fixed term contract

£60,000 to £65,000

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