Press Release Writers (Contract/Freelancer)

Postgraduate degree
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Press Release Writers (Contract/Freelancer) - Remote

Alvarez & Marsal Global Marketing is seeking Contract Writers to write and edit press and marketing communications materials on a project basis. Successful candidates will be highly experienced in:

  • Developing press releases announcing new appointments, new service offerings, office openings/expansions and acquisitions for professional services, financial services, healthcare, legal and technology clients.

  • Drafting short form (700 to 1100 word) byline articles and op-eds for publishing on A&M’s corporate channels and/or third-party publications.

  • Creating web and social media copy

Managed by the Senior Director of Global Public Relations and Corporate Communication, Contract Writers must be able to work independently and collaboratively along with having superior writing/editing skills, strong time management experience, the maturity to provide editorial counsel.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of written communications experiences in a professional services firm or within corporate communications practice of a PR agency.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Senior Director of Global Public Relations on press materials, editing needs and marketing materials for SBUs across the firm

  • Ensure all materials align with A&M’s narrative and brand standards along with supporting SBUs’ business development goals

  • Provide recommendations on best practices for developing and editing marketing communications and thought leadership pieces

  • Work with the Global Marketing team to ensure appropriate messaging, document review and quality assurance processes are maintained and advanced across the organization.

Required Skills:

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong and proven time management skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments with simultaneous deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly synthesize and prioritize the elements of a message/story

  • Experienced creating PR and marketing materials on financial, legal, M&A, private equity, restructuring, corporate performance improvement and change management topics

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)

Experience and Qualification Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field

  • A minimum of 10 years of corporate PR writing/editing experience, ideally within a professional services organization or a PR agency corporate communications practice

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Submission Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates will be required to submit relevant writing examples of their work before being considered for this role.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree