Media Relations Exec / Public Relations / Asset Management / Wealth / PR Media Relations Exec / Public Relations / Asset  …

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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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£45k - £55k + Excellent package
Q Networkers
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
£45k - £55k + Excellent package
A fantastic opportunity to join a top global asset management company in their Media Relations team.

Media Relations Exec / Public Relations / Asset Management / Wealth / PR

 

The team
 
The Media Relations team is responsible for public image and overall relationship with the media. The team focusses on all aspects of media relations and implementing the group media relations strategy on both specific product and thematic campaigns, building relationships with journalists from key publications in order to disseminate our messages to our target media.

 
We work with a range of journalists across the media landscape, from titles targeted at retail and consumer investors to ESG focussed institutional investor titles, with each requiring a different tone and focus.
The team sits centrally in the business, and therefore operates with all business areas from Investment to Technology, with opportunities to work closely with senior management across the business.
 
The role of Media Relations Executive offers brilliant relationship building opportunities within the business, through exposure to stakeholders at all levels of the company, incorporating regular communication with marketing teams and the digital communications team.

 
The Media Relations team is the ideal place for an individual to build upon their skills and experience in a global communications role, whilst learning about the key aspects of media relations within a FTSE100 company.
 
 

What you'll do
 
• Provide support to the wider media relations team including project research, media relations networking events, engagements and social media
• Develop and maintain a set of PR support and analytics tools, by trialling and on-boarding new digital platforms and solutions, as the team's requirements change and new solutions become available
• Researching, writing and editing press releases, which are used to clearly and consistently disseminate core corporate messages, such as our investment capabilities and business changes, to key media outlets
• Maintaining the Media Relations portion of the website, ensuring that content is kept up to date and business announcements are posted in line with their release to the media
• Provide diary management and support to the Head of Media Relations as required

 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
 
• This role requires a self-starting team player with a professional and confident manner, enthusiasm and a desire to undertake a variety of tasks and develop new skills, along with the ability to prioritise their own workload
• Organisation is key to this role, as a typical day incorporates many small tasks, which need to be organised and prioritized as appropriate
• You must be able to demonstrate an excellent command of the English language and be able to write clear, compelling and concise communications
• A general understanding of computers is required, with understanding of HTML code and web analytics desirable for the digital marketing elements of the job
• Relationship building within the business is critical to this role, as is the ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner, exercise judgement and to remain calm under pressure
• Strong communication skills and the ability to support and work effectively as part of a team

 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that might help
 
• Financial services experience in media relations
• 12 months + in-house or PR agency experience

 

What you'll be like
 
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• A ‘can-do' attitude and a team-player
• Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
• Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
• Great at working with other people
 

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