Baker McKenzie helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 70 years, enables our people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instill confidence in our clients. This is an exciting time to join us as we invest in and further develop our Professional & Business Services organisation, providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities in all of our world-class business functions.
We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all. Our unique international culture is reflected in the drawing together of a worldwide family of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds in all of our offices. We encourage the best people -- regardless of race, religion or belief if any, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or age -- to fulfil their professional aspirations with us.
To work as part of the GER-AUT BDMC team and be responsible for raising the Firm's profile externally and leading the Firm's internal communications activities.
This position will drive diverse projects and initiatives to strengthen the brand of the Firm within the Austrian market and to improve engagement across practices and offices.
The role is an integral part of the GER-AUT BDMC team and the role-holder will be responsible for running the day-to-day activities of the Austrian press-office, managing Austrian media relations, including with the legal, trade and business press and proactively raising the profile of the Firm, its partners and a broad range of practice/ industry groups.
The successful candidate will also work closely with the Head of Media Relations for Germany/Austria on German language profile-raising more broadly.
The role has a strong emphasis on a proactive and innovative approach to drive results, with a particular focus on the following core areas:
PR & Communications
BD - the middle man between Austrian Partners & the GER BD Team
This role requires a small amount of travel activity within Austria and Germany.
The Firm’s BDMC function works closely with our partners and leadership teams to:
You will report to
GER-AUT Head of Media Relations + GER-AUT BDM Director
Your direct reports, if any
Partners and lawyers; BDMC colleagues in Specialist and E2E functions throughout EMEA and Globally; Professional & Business Services (PBS) colleagues and will be a member of the Firm's global community of communications professionals.
These personal qualities represent the shared characteristics of high performers across Baker McKenzie, regardless of job level and location.
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For the position we offer a minimum an annual gross salary of EUR 40.000,- on a full time basis. The actual remuneration package will be based on professional experience, qualification and skills.