Press Officer

Sparks Careers Morgan McKinley
London (Greater)
£40k - £45k pa + Additional benefits
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading Financial Services institution is currently looking to recruit a Media Relations Officer/Press Officer for their central Press team. This role is based in the City of London and they are looking to pay between £40,000 - £45,000 per annum plus benefits. Aside from this, the role holder will; * Contribute to the communications plans from development through to implementation * Proactively seek new PR opportunities and leverage existing relationships * Provide media relations support and advice to members of the executive team and heads of across the business units. * Build relationships both internally and externally to roll out the communications plan business wide * Form strong relationships with financial media contacts * Regularly contributing to team-wide media monitoring, journalist outreach and handling incoming enquiries to the newsroom * Drafting by-lined articles, press releases, FAQS and other written materials to a high standard for various businesses * Interfacing with other internal teams, including internal communications, marketing, government relations and regulatory strategy, investor relations, legal and human resources to deliver projects This is a permanent position with excellent opportunities to progress. **To apply for this role you must have had experience in working within a Corporate, Retail or Investment Bank or a wider Financial Services organisation that is regulated by the FCA** 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.
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