C2: Communications Coordinator

Please send resumes to kerri@c2strategic.com by Oct. 1, 2016.

Summary

The communications coordinator supports account team leaders to serve clients and achieve their goals and objectives. Multi-tasking, organization, creativity, problem solving and initiative are essential skills in this role.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Communication:

  • Work closely with team leaders to serve client needs

  • Participate in and contribute to meetings with clients

  • Communicate effectively with clients through phone, email

Design/Visual/Digital:

  • Develop and design presentations, handouts, displays and other visual communications

  • Manage social media channels, including creating and editing content, images and video

  • Shoot/edit photos and short videos

Research:

  • Gather and summarize information for team leaders, clients

  • Build and maintain mailing lists and contact databases

  • Monitor media coverage

Writing:

  • Draft news releases, newsletters, web content, speeches, talking points, presentations, marketing materials, social media posts, proposals, etc.

Logistics/event planning:

  • Plan and coordinate media availabilities, news conferences, public meetings and other events

Other:

  • Stay abreast of emerging technology and recognize opportunities to apply the technology to meet client needs

  • Enter hours worked and reimbursable expenses incurred on a timely basis for effective project management and timely billing

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Skills/attributes

Required:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Creative design and visual flair

  • Solid writing and oral communications ability

  • Detail-oriented

  • Proactive problem solver

  • Multi-tasker

  • Tech-savvy

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Experienced user of multiple social-media platforms

Preferred:

  • Ability to think strategically and creatively

  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign

  • Photography/videography, including limited editing experience

  • Working knowledge of MailChimp, Constant Contact, WordPress

Education/experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or public relations

  • At least two years of experience in the communications field

  • Examples of excellence in print/broadcast/digital media and/or with media relations

Work environment

Normal office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with an hour for lunch, Monday through Friday. Employees often work off-site, either at a client’s office or an event. Reliable transportation is required. Occasionally, night and weekend hours might be required. Overnight travel is minimal.

Reports to: Account Managers

H&L Partners: Public Relations Account Executive

H&L Partners is an independent, full service advertising agency with offices in Boston, Lexington, Richmond, St. Louis, and a main office in San Francisco.  We are a growing agency with over 100 team members.

At H&L, we believe that in order to create the best work, we need to bring out the best in one another other.  To do that, we’re always looking for people who can match our passion for innovative and collaborative thinking, as well as our dedication for always going the extra mile.

H&L Partners is currently searching for a Public Relations Account Executive to join our team to support the McDonald’s business in the Lexington DMA. This position will manage the day-to-day PR, event and Social Media business of the McDonald’s local Co-op.  This position is for someone seeking to grow their PR and Social Media skills.  The compensation will be commensurate to someone with 1-2 years of experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage events and positive messaging in the community to build the brand
  • Manage client’s social media accounts
  • Work closely with marketing team to develop and integrate marketing and PR efforts on a daily basis.
  • Work with creative teams to fulfill initiatives
  • Consults with clients about campaign requirements
  • Manages timelines and budgets
  • Builds rapport and credibility to create solid relationships with clients and our internal teams
  • Collaborates with McDonald’s regional marketing personnel to coordinate efforts with national plans
  • Manages client expectations regarding budget, scope of work, timing, schedules, and processes

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience in professional client relationship management
  • Social media management experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restrains
  • Experience working with clients with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize workload and multi-task with attention to detail
  • Able to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Seeks a thorough and pro-active understanding of our clients’ business and products
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years experience

 

To apply, send your resume and cover with salary requirements to careers@handlpartners.com, subject line: PR-AE Lexington.

Hogan Lovells: Public Relations Coordinator

SUMMARY

Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm, providing business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service across its breadth of practices to clients around the world. Our growing, dynamic Marketing and Business Development Department is looking for the right candidate to serve as a strong Public Relations Coordinator.

The position works closely with the global corporate communications team and key stakeholders to assist building the external profile of Hogan Lovells and to ensure we have a cohesive narrative internally and externally. The candidate will be part of a busy function that undertakes a broad range of activities focused on building and reinforcing the market profile and reputation of the firm.

The position will be based in Louisville, KY, and reports to the firm’s two Public Relations Managers in Washington, D.C. and London.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Draft, edit, and distribute news releases, award announcements, and internal communications;
  • As needed, seek media opportunities in the Louisville market to support the office’s business community presence and recruitment activity;
  • Create first drafts of communications packages for lateral partner hires and partner departures globally, including both internal and external communication;
  • Research, coordinate, and draft key awards submissions for U.S. and UK legal awards (FT Innovative Lawyers U.S., FT Innovative Lawyers Europe, American Lawyer, Law360, The Lawyer, Legal Business, and Legal Week, etc.);
  • Review media coverage and create daily and weekly clip reports for firm leadership and various practice groups;
  • Provide support to the Public Relations and Internal Communications team, as well as other members of the global communications team on firm-wide activities;
  • Update submission deadlines, victories, and other relevant information to internal databases;
  • All members of the firm are encouraged to participate in our Global Citizenship program; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Persuasive in writing and in person.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage in a high-volume environment. Ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.
  • Experience in cross-border communication or working as part of a global team advantageous.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills with both local and remote colleagues.
  • Ability to independently meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Understanding of legal and business concepts or the ability to learn them quickly.
  • Demonstrated attention to details and ability to see things through to high standards.
  • Shows enthusiasm, adapts to change, and is willing to improve.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Three (3)+ years of communications, public relations, or journalism experience preferred.
  • Background in journalism and law firm experience a plus.
  • Media relations experience is preferred.
  • BA or BS in public relations, communications, or related field is preferred

 

HOURS

Core hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with additional hours as required.

This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.

 

APPLY HERE

 

Hogan Lovells is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by law.