Investor Relations & PR, NY-New York: currently 4 jobs.The latest job was posted on 19 Jan 21.
Investor relations and PR roles in New York
Since New York is a global Media capital as well as a financial services industry cluster, the market for skilled public relations employees is very competitive. PR professionals earn an average of $66,000 per year, while Investor Relations specialists can earn $76,000 in salaries after a few years, not including bonuses or variable remuneration. There is some crossover between the two specialisms, although Investor Relations is often seen as part of the finance function rather than the public relations department in many companies, and Investor Relations professionals are sometimes recruited from investment banks or research firms.
PR and investor relations roles where communication skills are obviously important, and employers will usually be looking for a candidate with a good existing list of relationships and media contacts. In the financial services sector, it is also necessary to demonstrate a sufficient level of understanding of the underlying business, as there are typically quite complicated issues to communicate.
At present, many employers are looking for PR and Investor Relations professionals with digital skills, to work with data and analytics. There are also roles available for Investor Relations roles in private equity and hedge funds, which include a significant sales and fund raising component.
More about working in New York
New York is at the center of the Tri-State Area, a conurbation stretching into New Jersey and Connecticut over which transport links allow the working population to flood into Manhattan Island every day. It is also within a few hours of Boston, Philadelphia and Washington DC by train or airplane shuttle.
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