Media Relations Manager - Asset Management

  • GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Black Swan Group
  • 04 Jun 18 2018-06-04

Black Swan Group have been engaged to source for a Media Relations Manager to join a Global Asset Manager in the city. This role will sit within the busy Client Solutions team identifying and delivering PR opportunities through print, broadcast and online media channels, as well as manage issues as they arise.

Black Swan Group have been engaged to source for a Media Relations Manager to join a Global Asset Manager in the city. This role will sit within the busy Client Solutions team identifying and delivering PR opportunities through print, broadcast and online media channels, as well as manage issues as they arise.

The successful incumbent will partner with both internal and external stakeholders to promote the Investors' corporate profile, products and services as well as manage external agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Protect and promote the reputation of the business through proactive and reactive engagement.
  • Form productive working relationships with journalists, PR agencies, suppliers.
  • Develop and execute targeted communications plans to support business objectives.
  • Ensuring budgets are used in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders to gain a vision of their strategy and business drivers.
  • Ensure clear management of reputational risk to the business.

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in media relations within asset management/ financial services, either in-house or agency.
  • A track-record of developing and implementing external communications plans.
  • Wide network of contacts across the investment and financial press, in the UK and internationally.
  • Extensive issues management experience.
  • Excellent collaboration and influencing skills, working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Comfortable working with multiple competing (and frequently changing) priorities.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunities please feel free to send through an updated CV or give me a call directly to discuss further.

Location - London City

Salary - 80K + Bonus and Benefits (Pro Rata)