PR & Communications Manager

Location: Bristol
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
CALL: 0117 321 0588
Email: nick@redlandseaRCH.COm

This top-tier Law Firm seeks a PR & Communications Manager to join its growing Marketing Division in Bristol.

The law firm has built around the needs of its clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across six UK offices, it has grown considerably in the last three years. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, it is always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, apply now and they will give you everything you need to thrive.

Your opportunity

Experienced within PR & Communications, you'll be required to design and lead a programme of communications activity that will help to build the firm's reputation with its target markets. Working with lawyers and business development professionals across a range of sectors and areas of legal expertise, you'll develop a keen interest in and understanding of the industry trends affecting our clients and the legal market.

You'll create engaging and insightful commentary on those trends and developments, ensuring profile for our experts using a range of media from email and social to traditional media relations. Building and maintaining strong relationships with the media and other influencers will be a key part of the role.

The successful candidate will also use their communications expertise to support across the broader communications mix including on internal and change communication projects. The firm supports clients in sectors including financial services; retail and consumer goods; clean energy; digital; leisure, food and drink; real estate; and public sector.

Your skills and knowledge

Applicants should have the following skills and experience:

  • Five years + professional services or B2B communications experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good judgment, with an ability to build rapport with people at all levels of seniority.

  • Excellent written communication skills and able to adapt your style for different media and audiences.

  • Able to research, write, produce and edit great content using a variety of media.

  • Able to develop and implement key messages to help build and promote corporate reputation.

  • Understanding the full marketing communications mix and how different channels can be used to create awareness, with particular expertise in media and social.

  • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists and handle media enquiries.

  • A persuasive communicator with strong attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing demands in a fast-paced environment.

  • A genuine interest in a broad range of business issues.

  • Action-orientated and self-motivated.

Other Benefits of the role include:

With a personal development plan - tailored to your individual career and personal goals, you’ll have solid foundations to learn and continuous opportunities to grow. You will be offered a wide range of flexible benefits. These include private medical insurance, pension, discounted gym membership, enhanced rates of maternity and paternity pay, travel insurance, annual leave that increases with service length, and the option to buy and sell more.