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Alexa Hernandez
345 769 7000 Apply Now

Communications Specialist

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$80k - $95k USD + Benefits, Package and Discretionary Bonus

Core Responsibilities
• Contribute to annual business development planning as well as strategy development in designated offices and markets
• Write and/or edit external communications (e.g. legislative alerts, newsletters, articles, press releases, brochures, deals, event materials, social media, and web pages)
• Applying the firm’s style and writing guides, proofread all design and copywriting materials in both digital and print mediums to ensure accuracy with: o Spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and context
o References, names, web/e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and statistics/data
o Consistency and accuracy of layout components Overall consistency, clarity, and presentation of messaging
• Responsible for all directory and award submissions for the Cayman/London offices, including collation of content and writing of submissions
• Coordinate the media buy with global publications, including online publications, seeking Cayman contributions, working directly with international publications to secure ad space
• Develop and maintain relationships with local and international media, and serve as the firm’s primary media contact for the Cayman and London offices.
• Pitch local media and secure placement in key Cayman publications to promote the firm locally
• Stay on top of trends and developments in the offshore legal market to be able to recommend new strategies/initiatives to facilitate business growth
• Provide social media training and support to Cayman and London office lawyers and managers
• Prepare and implement RFIs/RFPs as required
• At the direction of the Senior Communications Manager write, proofread and prepare internal communications for departments and globally for employee newsletters and leadership updates

Qualifications & Critical Skills
• A related university degree, or a comparable equivalent with a minimum of five years of professional experience, in communications or journalism
• Experience in a fast moving and demanding environment. Professional services experience is an asset
• Proven ability translating complex/technical materials into useful marketing messaging
• Strong, persuasive writing skills and proficient at creating editorial content, newsletters, summaries, presentations, and reports
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Experience working with the media in all capacities (i.e. pitches, media buying, crisis comms)
• Proven time management and organisational skills with the ability to manage, prioritize and organize multiple projects
• Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and proven track record of working in a cross-functional team environment
• Excellent communications skills: timely follow-up, ability to articulate objectives, strategies and tactics to various departments
• Confident, positive self-starter and driver who can build partnerships and win the trust of lawyers, as well as professionals in all administrative departments
• Strong judgement and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated success working with multiple stakeholders and evolving priorities
• Strong understanding of global and local strategies with ability to help bridge between them to ensure consistent, clear and compelling communications tailored for different audiences
• Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
• Experience with Cision, Vuture, and InterAction (or equivalent platforms) is an asset

Alexa Hernandez
345 769 7000 Apply Now

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