5 days old

Media Relations Coordinator

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Media Relations Coordinator is a full-time position that will provide media relations support for the department.  This position may be located in the New York or Washington, DC office.  The main focus will be coordinating legal directories, rankings, assigned industry surveys, and award nominations for the firm, practice areas, and individual attorneys. The position will also keep track of all current rankings for the firm, update attorney bios with current rankings, and maintain the recognition section of the firm’s website.   The Media Relations Coordinator will be responsible for creating and maintaining a schedule for Chambers USA editorial submissions, coordinating a significant portion of editorial submissions, and arranging phone interviews for attorneys and Chambers’ researchers. The position will also be responsible for writing and obtaining approval for awards and “Top Lawyer” nominations for the firm, promoting successful placements by obtaining reprints and promoting on the website, for writing fact sheets for rankings/news summaries.


Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Providing a comprehensive range of support for media relations and communications activities for the firm and for individual attorneys, with a significant focus on directory placements, rankings, and award nominations.

·       Coordinating editorial research and paid attorney and firm profiles in legal directories for the firm, including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, SuperLawyers, Who’s Who Legal, and PLC rankings.

·       Writing text for award nominations, editorial submissions, and website entries in a compelling, clear, and concise manner; obtain approval from attorneys.

·       Coordinating with editors at legal and business publications in the submission of awards and nominations; obtaining reprints for successful placements, and promoting news on the firm website.

·       Coordinating submission of assigned practice group/industry surveys for publication in local, national, and international legal trade and business press.

·       Creating and maintaining an annual schedule for Chambers USA editorial research.

·       Compiling and maintaining attorney and practice group rankings; updating recognition/ranking section of individual attorney bios on the firm website.

·       Writing and maintaining fact sheets about rankings/awards for client distribution and pitches.

·       Assisting with drafting and issuing news releases; drafting news items for the firm website and other writing projects as assigned.

·       Assisting with placing bylined articles and daily media monitoring.



·       Four year college degree required, preferably in marketing, communications, or journalism.

·       A minimum of two years of experience in marketing and/or public relations with a strong emphasis on writing and editing.

·       Ability to use Internet sources required.

·       Excellent administrative skills.

·       Ability to exhibit good judgment when interacting with attorneys and media/publishing companies.

·       Strong project management skills.

·       Demonstrated knowledge of standard business grammar; excellent proofing/editing skills.

·       Flexibility to effectively work within a team environment.

·       Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines.

·       Ability to effectively coordinate collection of information and data from multiple sources.

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

·       Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster..

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.


Posted: 2022-05-12 Expires: 2022-06-11

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