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PR Account Manager, Litigation and Disputes

London

£30000 - £40000 per annum
Ref: MH-6  Date Posted:  02/09/2021
If you have an interest in high profile complex communications challenges, as well as a fascination with the legal process, this could be your ideal role.
 
Working  alongside lawyers you will protect and enhance reputations during multi-jurisdictional litigation cases, as well as those involving international businesses, group action litigations, and high-profile regulatory and financial investigations. The work is often international and extends beyond the courtroom to encompass complex public and political considerations.
 
Ideally you will have experience working full-time in a PR agency or in-house at a relevant organisation or company, with a demonstrable interest in the law, international relations and politics. Career changers looking for a move from law to communications will be considered.
 
Key task for Account Managers:

- Working with the team to devise and deliver solutions for clients, in particular demonstrating initiative in the application of your digital knowledge and skills
- Sourcing information and writing briefings using digital and media audit tools, and legal documents
- Managing monitoring processes, tracking issues in the media and online, and make proactive recommendations
- Sourcing and preparing detailed draft media and social media analysis reports
- Helping build integrated communications plans for our clients, including combining media relations, social media and other online channels
- Supporting the management team in developing strategy and messaging for our clients
- Researching media targets and recommendations and delivering on media outreach
- Supporting Consultants in project management of accounts
- Supporting new business proposals and pitches
- Sharing knowledge and skills in digital communications within the firm

 
Requirements
You must:

- Have experience working full-time in a PR agency or in-house at a relevant organisation
- Demonstrate an interest in and understanding of the law, litigation PR, international politics and reputation management
- Have excellent English-language writing skills
- Be organised and able to manage demanding workloads under time pressure
- Have a willingness to learn from your colleagues and to share knowledge with them
- Be logical, creative and flexible in the appraisal of problems
- Be a confident communicator in person and over the phone
- Be numerate with strong analytical skills and attention to detail and experience in managing large datasets
- Have the ability to conduct comprehensive analysis of information to tight deadlines ensuring accuracy and relevance
- Have experience of using social media platforms and executing paid social strategy in a professional capacity
- Have graduated with a Degree (minimum of a 2:1 or equivalent).
- Be proficient in the use of Internet tools, Microsoft programmes and digital/audit tools (TalkWalker, Signal, Tagger, Factiva, SimilarWeb, Google Analytics, and back-end of social platforms

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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