PR Team Member

Apr 09, 2008
May 09, 2008
Ms. Hiring Manager
Full Time
The successful candidate must possess the following abilities and qualifications:

- ability to draft press releases, backgrounders, FAQ's, talking points, email pitches
- track editorial calendars and pitch to story ideas and article submissions
- work with firm's reporter database and Cision
- place by-lined articles
- pitch attorneys as sources on breaking news and developing news
- monitor and respond to surveys for awards and submissions (this does not include Chambers and Legal 550)
- change gears quickly in a fast paced environment
- have great oral and written communication skills
- digest complex material and create understandable summaries for reporter consumption
-create and maintain relationships with reporters from local to top tier publications, legal and industry trade verticals

Prior communications position in law firm a plus, other backgrounds that are helpful include healthcare/FDA, real estate, government affairs

Salary range $50,000-$70,000 depending on qualifications, competitive benefits include health insurance with employee contribution. Candidate works from a beautiful office in downtown DC.

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