PR Manager

Spinningfields, Manchester
Competitive + Great Benefits
09 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

PR Manager 

Manchester (Spinningfields)

Competitive + Great Benefits

12 month maternity cover, to start Sept/Oct 2019

Do you have corporate PR experience, either within a PR Agency at Senior Account Manager / Account Director level, or in-house as a PR Manager / Senior PR Executive? 

Are you interested in joining our international legal business on a 12 months fixed-term contract, to start in September/October? 

If so, please apply immediately!

We are seeking a PR Manager to join DWF and help to develop and deliver effective media relations plans for a number of areas within our business.

You will report to our Senior PR Manager and will be responsible for developing PR plans for DWF's Managed Services business, along with two of our sector groups: Real Estate and Insurance. In this role you will draft and sell-in press releases, securing profile opportunities for your spokespeople and developing strong relationships with target journalists. You will also be expected to contribute to thought leadership initiatives created by your respective sector teams, ensuring these reports have newsworthy content that will enable you to secure positive media coverage.

The ideal candidate will have at least seven to eight years' media relations experience, including evidence of having developed and delivered media relations plans. You will have the ability to contribute to thought leadership initiatives which help to differentiate our market offering, as well as enhancing DWF’s ability to project its reputation internationally and to position the firm as one of the leading law firms in each of its chosen markets and international geographies. You will have strong stakeholder management skills, with existing relationships with journalists on national business desks and trade media.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing business, and help us to transform legal services through our people for our clients!

Apply now! To find out more about us and how we can transform your career please visit our website!

About DWF       

DWF became the largest global listed legal business in March 2019.  Our purpose remains to transform legal services through our people for our clients with a vision of growing our international footprint over the following years.  We currently operate across 27 offices in 12 countries and across 4 continents.  We have 6 strategic associations – in Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the USA. 

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work.  At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview.

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