PRIA Job Vacancies en-us Copyright 2014 Public Relations Institute of Australia SB4: 60 June 13, 2013 PR Manager, Ashurst <p>&middot; Job title - PR Manager</p> <p>&middot; Location - Sydney</p> <p>&middot; Salary &ndash; we would prefer not to disclose as depends on the candidate</p> <p>&middot; Body text (include limited position description, desired skills, experience, qualifications) - see below</p> <p>&middot; Full name and preferred contact for response - Shelly Rule (02) 9258 6105</p> <p>&middot; Closing date and/or length of time to display advertisement &ndash; one month</p> <p>&middot; Company logo (96 dpi JPEG, no smaller than 400 pixels and a hyperlink to where more information can be found on your site)- 2 JPEG files attached please use whichever is best and</p> <p> </p> <p>Ashurst is a leading global law firm. We advise Australian and international corporations, financial institutions and government clients. We are a full service commercial law firm practising in all areas of law, from corporate, banking, tax, employment, intellectual property and dispute resolution, to energy and resources, infrastructure and investment advice.</p> <p>We have 25 offices in 14 countries as well as associated offices in Jakarta and Jeddah, and a best-friends referral relationship with an Indian law firm. With over 400 partners and 1,700 lawyers, we offer the international insight of a global network combined with local market knowledge and expertise.</p> <p>We are looking for a Public Relations Manager to be based in Sydney and provide support to the National Public Relations Manager in executing tactical media engagement and communications plans and activities through multiple channels to support firm-wide, team-specific, and partner-based business plans, initiatives and objectives.</p> <p>The main responsibilities of the role include:<br /> &bull; Media relations<br /> &bull; Stakeholder engagement<br /> &bull; Reputation and issues management</p> <p>You will have:<br /> &bull; Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications/journalism/media PR<br /> &bull; Three to five years&#39; experience, with career history focused on public relations, media relations and communications<br /> &bull; Demonstrated experience in providing input into media and communications strategy but, more importantly, have strong writing and media relations skills<br /> &bull; Knowledge and understanding of Australian media including knowledge of news room cycles &ndash; an understanding of business media in particular will be viewed favourably but is not essential<br /> &bull; Demonstrated experience in effective stakeholder engagement<br /> &bull; Ability and some experience in issue and crisis management</p> <p>You will be able to offer:<br /> &bull; Obvious drive, desire and passion to succeed<br /> &bull; A focus on process with excellent attention to detail and follow through<br /> &bull; Exceptional communications skills, including interpersonal skills and effective negotiation, influencing and consultancy skills<br /> &bull; A very high level of social and emotional intelligence<br /> &bull; Proven decision-making and problem-solving capacity, including analytical and conceptual, and logic skills<br /> &bull; Sound judgement and discretion and the ability to work under pressure<br /> &bull; Strong prioritisation, time management and organisational skills and a &quot;hands-on&quot; approach<br /> &bull; Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgement and sound decision-making skills<br /> &bull; Passion for networking and relationship development, with the ability to work as part of a close-knit team to achieve the best possible outcomes on behalf of the firm</p> <p>At Ashurst, you&#39;ll have the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages learning and excellence with some of Australia&#39;s leading professionals. You will also have a range of social, sporting and health benefits available to you.</p> <p>To apply for the position please click the link</p>