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Title: Senior Public Relations Coordinator
Date: June 09, 2011
Designation:Senior Public Relations Coordinator
Job Type:Full Time

As a Senior PR Coordinator at Latham, you will contribute your expertise to implementing various public relations programs that advance the firm’s strategic goals and build name recognition in key practice areas, industries and markets. The Senior Public Relations Coordinator will use his/her experience and understanding of the competitive market landscape to contribute to the strategic planning of communications goals and objectives of the firm. You will also oversee daily public relations functions and maintains the press office infrastructure, including the development and implementation of media relations initiatives. You will collaborate with public relations, practice development and office marketing team colleagues to advance PR activities.

Job Requirements
As a Senior PR Coordinator you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Senior PR Coordinator candidate must have well developed and professional interpersonal skills; excellent leadership skills (e.g., organizing, planning, problem-solving and decision-making) necessary for effective management; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to write professionally and with attention to detail, and to utilize communication skills to enhance the firm’s outstanding reputation; must deliver solid results under pressure; ability to proofread and ensure accurate pitches, presentations, etc.; advanced knowledge of Internet-based public relations tools and PC applications, including MS Office; the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.

A Bachelor’s degree in related field is required. Five (5) years of experience in marketing/communications, preferably in a professional services firm, may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. An ideal candidate will have six (6) years related public relations experience; media and communications experience at a large professional services firm or comparable organization; demonstrable media contacts and project management experience; and exposure to social media as a public relations tool, with corresponding abilities to apply the experience to firm initiatives.