PR - Senior Executive £50,000 Financial Services London The Company This leading global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products are looking to recruit an experienced PR Exec to join their Media Relations team based in London.
PR - Senior Executive
This leading global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products are looking to recruit an experienced PR Exec to join their Media Relations team based in London.
This leading Asset Management firm are seeking to hire a Senior PR Executive to work within the UK press team. The role involves supporting the UK PR strategy for the retail and institutional business, profiling capabilities across all asset classes, and incorporating broader corporate and brand positioning as appropriate. Reporting to the Head of Media Relations, the role is firmly embedded in press team, involving a high level of coordination to support wider marketing campaigns, hands-on management of journalist relationships, press events and PR communications.
The successful candidate will be an experienced financial PR professional or journalist, with a strong understanding of the fund distribution market and relevant publications. The ideal candidate would also bring existing relationships with financial journalists and commentators.
Duties and Responsibilities
*Build and grow the firms profile and share of voice at an industry and corporate level.
*Provide day-to-day media liaison
*Develop interesting and compelling stories and collateral that strike a chord with business and trade media
*Origination of press releases, newshooks and press statements
*Identifying and managing issues as they arise
*Monitoring and evaluating press coverage and developing metrics
*Managing and planning press events, including press roundtables and corporate hospitality
*Develop strong and positive relationships with journalists.
*Become a trusted communications advisor to the business
*Make use of digital media such as web cameras and social media in line with the firms digital strategy
*Collaborate with other marketing communications functions across the business to assist in idea generation, providing input and support for promotional activity.
*Monitoring industry press coverage and PR activity of competitor firms
*Previous experience in public relations or journalism is essential
*Ideally, financial services experience and a working knowledge of asset management
*Proof of creative approach to communications
*Knowledge and experience of online and offline media
*Excellent interpersonal skills, combining the ability to build effective networks of relations within the business and with media
*Understanding of the media environment and drivers of newsflow.
*Excellent attention to detail
*Experience of meeting demands across a multiple of clients or business units
*Articulate, confident, decisive and a self-starter
*Understand the need to establish effective objectives and priorities as well as management of expectations
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