Communication Executive- PR/Media

London (Greater)
£440 p/day
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
** Communication Executive- PR/Media - Investment Banking, Global investment Bank, Canary Wharf, London, 3 month contract**

A tier 1 investment bank requires a competent Communication Executive - to join their team in London on an initial 12 month contract.

Overview of business area or project:

* Spokesperson with primary responsibility for day-to-day management of media relations and internal communications support for the Equities Department, one of the Investment Bank's most important business areas. This includes the following franchises: Cash Equities, Prime Services, Derivatives and Equity Research. The role also supports the Research Institute.
* The role offers senior client interaction, including responsibility for the Head of EMEA Equities, who is based in London, and other heads within Equities

Key Responsibilities:

* The individual would be required to work both independently and with the global team to:

* Understand and articulate global messages and talking points

* Develop and execute integrated communications plans that support the strategic objectives of the Equities Department
* Support Equities strategy by raising awareness of the EMEA franchise's competitive strengths and differentiation, sustained business momentum and experienced global management team

* Selectively raise the profile of the EMEA Equities business at industry/media conferences, through engagement in industry coalitions/trade groups and, as appropriate, in targeted media
* Partner with the business areas within Equities to help achieve strategic objectives by reaching key clients/prospects/influencers through coverage of transactions, hires, research, market insight, awards, etc.
* Partner with senior management and legal to manage issues and crisis situations, including litigation issues, as required, and regulatory topics
* Inform/motivate Equities employees through an ongoing internal communications program that reaffirms our client-focused, capital-efficient strategy and enthusiasm about Equities and CS. Build morale by promoting Equities successes.
* Additional responsibilities, as required, including back up and supporting colleagues in the EMEA region and globally


* As the ideal candidate, you should have experience or the equivalent of demonstrated expertise in financial PR and/or financial journalism
* Strong relationships with key financial media covering the investment banking business, specifically Equities and capital markets
* Proven ability to work with and provide strategic counsel and practical advice to senior investment bankers and senior management
* Crisis communications experience, working closely with senior management, legal and media
* Ability to identify innovative and distinctive story ideas and place them proactively in key media
* Ability to work within a high energy, high expectation, team-oriented global culture, , handling sensitive information under deadline
* Proven ability to multi-task on a daily basis, managing on-going projects as well as ad-hoc issues that demand immediate attention
* Familiarity with the financial services industry and understanding of the competitive landscape
* High comfort level with financial materials and ability to absorb and synthesize knowledge across industry lines
* Sound judgment, good instincts and the highest ethical standards

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer
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