Wednesday, May 23, 2018

PR Consultant For Law Firm

Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants, a law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the UAE, is currently seeking a Public Relations Consultant to join our team, located in Dubai.

Main responsibilities:

As a member of the Public Relations Team, the Public Relations Consultant will be responsible for implementing various public relations programs designed to build the firm’s name recognition in key practice areas and markets. You will also contribute to daily public relations functions and maintains the press office infrastructure including media outreach in the market/region and supporting broader public relations campaigns. The Public Relations Consultant will use his/her experience and understanding of the competitive market landscape to contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of communications goals.

Critical functions include:

-    Drafting and distributing press releases, deal and case announcements, and general media advisories.
-    Identifying opportunities for placement of attorney-written articles, drafting media pitches, and placing articles.
-    Helping coordinate award entries and directories and survey submissions and facilitating interviews, as required.
-    Supervising the maintenance of editorial calendars.
-    Assisting in the design and implementation of the public relations programs, specifically in the local market/region but also globally.
-    Drafting content for the firm’s website and internal communications channels.
-    Staying abreast of local firm best practices and systems and processes, market intelligence and industry trends in order to make recommendations for the advancement of the firm’s public relations programs; participating in the ongoing development and maintenance of systems and processes for the efficient running of the press office.
-    Supervising firm contacts with external media within the market/region; managing the reactive press office function, and directing media inquiries to appropriate attorneys.
-    Working with attorneys to develop media pitches and to prepare them for media interviews; proactively seeking media opportunities for profiling the firm and attorneys.
-    Working closely with local Business Development Managers/Client Programs Team to leverage domestic and international events and seminar programs as part of public relations program.
-    Completing special projects as needed.
-    Promoting effective work practices, working as a team member, and showing respect for co-workers.

Reporting to: Management
Duration: Permanent Position
Working Hours: Sunday to Thursday - 9 am to 6 pm

-    As a Public Relations Consultant, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude.
-    The successful Public Relations Consultant must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to write professionally and utilize communication skills to enhance the firm’s outstanding reputation.
-    Excellent leadership skills necessary for effective management are required, as well as a willingness to complete all tasks and learn new skills.
-    The ideal candidate will display the ability to proofread and ensure accurate pitches and presentations and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.
-    A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Five (5) years of experience in marketing/communications, preferably in a law firm, may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree. One (1) to four (4) years of related public relations experience is desired. Experience with strategic media relations and media contacts is required.
-    The Consultant must possess advanced knowledge in PC applications, including MS Office. Experience with InterAction is a plus.

About the Company
The Ziad Galadari Group is one of the UAE’s largest and most respected privately owned companies. Strong leadership and sustainable funding has allowed it to grow into one of the largest investment, trading, transporting, engineering, real estate and catering conglomerates in the UAE. With headquarters in Dubai, it now has more diverse operations in industrial and business fields than almost any other similar group in the region.

The family name has been a fixture in the UAE business community since the 1960’s but it has been Ziad Galadari who has developed his group the furthest, currently diversifying into 32 major companies, some of which rank among the largest and most active in the region.

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