Senior Media Relations Manager Senior Media Relations Manager …

Morgan McKinley
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan McKinley
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Media Relations Manager
Brand new opportunity for Investment Media Relations Specialists to take ownership for UK external communications

Based in offices in the City, this is a fantastic opportunity for Senior PR Specialist with an extensive background in investment management communications and issues management to take responsibility for UK media relations, as part of a global business.

Senior Media Relations Manager's Key Responsibilities:
  • External Communications - working closely with UK broadsheet and trade press to promote investment products, ESG initiatives and the company's brand to market
  • Issues Management - respond to challenges from journalists via phone and email, preparing responses to industry news and pre-empting possible topics of debate, to forearm the business to respond
  • UK Spokesperson - acting as the key point of contact for the businesses retail clients and fielding any media enquiries appropriately
  • Strategic Decision Making - able to suggest improvements to the existing strategy as well as to ensure the firm are tactically positioned in the market
  • Content Management - including managing the distribution of press releases, market updates, blogs, videos, podcasts and other interviews involving key portfolio managers
  • Agency Management - management of a media agency, briefing and guiding them on the firm's positioning on hot topics
  • Stakeholder Management - build rapport with key internal stakeholders quickly and guide them when providing comment to market
  • Ad hoc responsibilities - as part of the wider Communications team

Senior Media Relations Manager's Ideal Background and Experience:
  • Extensive PR / Media Relations / Corporate Communications / External Communications experience within investment management or financial services, either in-house or as part of a media agency
  • Experience managing PR for the UK market, ideally with exposure to retail and intermediary markets and with existing press contacts in hand
  • Strong relationship management and stakeholder engagement experience to be able to manage tricky conversations
  • Clear awareness and understanding or issues facing the investment industry at present
  • Confident, able to take ownership over work and be resilient


Competitive Salary + Discretionary Bonus + Benefits

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.