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Senior Communications Manager - Hybrid Opportunity

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Locke Lord, LLP
Chicago, Illinois, United States
16 days ago


General Statement of Duties:

Locke Lord LLP is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to be based in the Chicago, ‎Dallas or Houston office. The Senior Communications Manager will manage and execute public ‎relations and internal communications initiatives, including media relations and day-to-day ‎communications activities. This position will report to the Director of Marketing and ‎Communications.‎

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute day-to-day communications
  • Review, proofread and write content for press releases, media pitches, the Firm’s website, external newsletters, deal and award submissions
  • Partner with the Director of Marketing and Communications to proactively identify, secure, review and evaluate media opportunities for our lawyers with regional, national and trade outlets and develop talking points as necessary
  • Develop and execute internal communications campaigns geared to engage personnel and drive the Firm’s culture
  • Support and enhance social media efforts to further elevate lawyers, practice areas and the Locke Lord brand
  • Work closely and collaboratively with members of the Firm’s Marketing and Business Development team
  • Monitor and regularly report results of communications and public relations activities
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of Communications Specialists
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree is required, with a specialization in communications, journalism, or an equivalent field
  • Minimum 6-8 years of PR or Communications experience, with demonstrated ability and experience managing a team; experience in public relations agency, media or professional services industry preferred
  • Strong computer and word processing skills are required; Advance Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel software as well as the ability to learn software
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and strong editing skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and to perform in a fast-paced environment, meeting frequent deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt to quickly changing priorities

Additional Information

Supervisory Responsibility – This position will supervise the Communications Specialists.

Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63918091
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
    Dallas Or Houston, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Locke Lord, LLP
  • Position Title: Senior Communications Manager - Hybrid Opportunity
  • Job Function: Communications
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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