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Interim Senior Media Advisor

This law firm with a difference is looking to bring in a superstar Senior Media Advisor on an interim basis to help out whilst they are having a re-shuffle of the comms team. There are a couple of chunky projects that you will get to work on including a very high profile, meaningful project which is due to kick off in Sept.

The contract is 3-6 months, full time and can be remote. Head offices are based in Manchester.

About the role:

  • You will manage the companie's press office, managing reactive media enquiries including occasional out of hours cover
  • You will support the team with media engagement related to high profile cases – this will involve speaking to lawyers and their clients to build the story and writing up pitches/case studies for media
  • Draft reactive statements and FAQs as required
  • Pitch senior fee earners for proactive/profile-building opportunities in line with the companie’s communications strategy
  • Brief company spokespeople before media interviews and sit it on/oversee interviews and briefings where necessary

About you:

  • Experience in a busy press office or newsroom
  • Well-organised with excellent attention to detail and prioritisation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience either in legal environment or a corporate B2B environment

Interested? Please apply today, if you would like more information please get in touch with beth@forwardrole.com or 07732 689608

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