Communications Manager (PR & IR)

Michael Page Marketing
London (Greater)
£45k - £70k pa
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Unique opportunity for a broad Communications Manager with experience in PR & IR to join a leading Biotechnology & Pharma research business in West London.

Client Details

Leading Biotechnology & Pharma research business in West London.


As the Communications Manager you will drive & implement corporate communications and investor relations activities & update and maintain the Company website content, social media and internal communication.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop, agree and implement an integrated communication plan that disseminates consistent messages to members of the public (eg investment community and media) as well as employees
  • Develop and coordinate PR and IR materials
  • Integrate key messages into corporate communications and investor relations material
  • Manage corporate website and social media presence
  • Generate fresh story ideas, copy, edit, proofread, and revise communications
  • Research media coverage and industry trends and compile media monitoring reports
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of specific corporate communications, events and investor relations projects
  • Maintain relationships with media, buy side and sell side contacts
  • Ensure company is represented at relevant conferences and manage the associated PR
  • Manage relationship with financial PR agency
  • Managing disclosures compliant with AIM regulations


Person Specification

  • Qualifications:

Degree qualified, preferably in a science or biotechnology subject. Subsequent marketing or PR qualification highly desirable.

  • Experience:

Minimum 4 years in PR / IR ideally in the sector - could be in house in larger Pharma or possibly in an agency working in the sector.

Experience interfacing with the City highly desirable.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Strong networking and public engagement skills
  • Sound presenter
  • Knowledge and interest in financial markets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work to tight deadlines
  • Highly competent in PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Event organisation experience and graphic design skills would be a bonus

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package on offer to the successful candidate in London.

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