Communications Manager in London - Leighton Taylor Consulting Ltd

Job Overview

Location
London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
3 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
42993318
Job Views
1

Job Description

A leading offshore law firm is seeking an experienced Communications Manager to oversee, manage and execute the firm’s internal and external communications globally. The role holder will be located in either London, Toronto or Hamilton, Bermuda.Based within the Global Marketing team and reporting to the Senior Digital & Media Manager, you will lead and develop clear, effective and inspiring internal and external communications and tell strong stories for all of the firm's audiences that support the firm’s priorities. You will be tasked with strengthening the firm's profile and brand recognition globally through strategic content and media initiatives and will lead and mentor direct reports and communications colleagues globally to ensure communications plans, processes and workflow are well-aligned and executed in a timely manner. The role holder will provide one to one support to the Chairman to develop digestible leadership messages in the firm voice, work closely with the senior management team to develop updates on firm-wide strategy, projects and initiatives and provide media coaching and training to lawyers and firm management. From a media relations perspective, you will act as a trusted advisor to lawyers in Bermuda, working with them to recommend and develop strategic communications that will support their business development goals, and writing and editing all external communications and will also be expected to develop and maintain relationships with local media and serve as the firm's primary media contact for Bermuda. Internal communications will represent an important element of this broad role and the Communications Manager will work with the CMO to drive the firm’s internal communications strategy and program and will develop and recommend strategic communication materials and messages for firm-wide initiatives and new projects. Serving as a communications representative on various project committees, you will be responsible for leading and directing internal communications with other departments to facilitate firm-wide communications for their initiatives, with the goal of promoting knowledge-sharing, audience engagement and a consistent tone and for managing and coaching direct reports on drafting internal communications and the production of the firm-wide employee newsletters.The ideal candidate will be a bright graduate or equivalent with extensive relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities gained whilst working in an in-house corporate communications role in a professional services organisation, preferably within an international law firm. It is essential that applicants for the role of Communications Manager have proven experience working with the media in all capacities and of managing direct reports. A confident and positive self-starter, you will possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to write and proofread a range of internal and external materials, including press releases, newsletters, brochures and digital content. In addition you must have exceptional relationship management, interpersonal and listening skills and, above all, be a team player extraordinaire.Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs.Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector – twitter.com/leightontaylorCRef Number: LT7191Sector: LegalDisciplines: Communications/PRJob Type: PermanentLocation: Bermuda, International, London, TorontoRemuneration: 60,000 - 80,000

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