September 21, 2016

Corporate Communications & Recognition Supervisor

Legal Services Company - New York, NY

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  • Company
    Legal Services Company Legal Services Company
  • Location
    New York, NY
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    Full Time
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Job Description


Write submissions and coordinate logistics surrounding submissions;

Manage external directories consultant for Legal 500 United States and Chambers USA;

Conduct research and liaise with team members and lawyers to gather information needed for compelling submissions;

Prepare lawyers for related interviews;

Cultivate relationships with editors and researchers involved with recognitions;

Maintain recognition calendar and tracking and analysis of results;

Lead and execute promotion plans to maximize visibility of recognitions internally and externally;

Leverage submissions content by creating compelling communications about the work of the Firm and accomplishments for internal and external audiences;

Coordinate with BD, Communications and Alumni teams to effectively leverage information and ensure consistent messaging on Firm work and accolades across channels;

Oversee creation and maintenance of top matters lists for key practices areas;

Collaborate in the strategic development, design and production of various printed and electronic communications materials;

Work overtime as required; and

Handle additional Communications, Public Relations and Media handling projects as required.


Advanced proficiency in English language, punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills;

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;

Advanced proficiency in internet research and resources (Lexis Nexis, MediaMap);

Advanced proficiency in project management;

Advanced knowledge of communications principles, procedures and concepts;

Advanced knowledge of legal and professional services marketing, including developments, trends, analysis, technologies and literature;

Advanced knowledge of the relevant surveys, rankings, directories;

Advanced knowledge of PR, branding and the development of internal and external communications initiatives and tools;

Fundamental knowledge of legal concepts;

Bachelor's degree or international equivalent (required) with an emphasis in Public Relations, journalism, communications or marketing (preferred);

At least 10years of writing experience; and

At least 3years of professional services or law firm experience (preferred).

Salary: Open, dependent on experience