Public Relations Manager – Investment /Fund

Recruiter
Headliners Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
24 Feb 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
2344 - Public Relations Manager – Investment /Fund - Perm - London - £60K

Our client is an award-winning provider of information to the financial services sector.

With offices in UK, Europe and Asia Pac region it has a client base across pension providers, asset managers and financial advisers.

The role

The PR Manager will develop and execute corporate communications initiatives by partnering with the management team. You’ll drive thought leadership and key public relations activities and be responsible for all media relations and external communication messaging.

You’ll be responsible for building the organisation’s brand by aligning the corporate communications strategy with the company goals.

Key responsibilities

* Develop and implement a corporate media relations strategy that support the corporate brand, corporate messages and integrates fully with marketing programs and campaigns.

* Develop and execute the company’s media campaigns across all channels to align with the company goals.

* Working with the wider Marketing team and Directors to look at how we develop the brand to support business objectives, putting in place a plan for brand alignment and awareness.

* Develop and implement a comprehensive global corporate media relations strategy that supports the corporate brand, corporate messages and integrates fully with marketing programs and campaigns.

* Draft written materials and prepare presentations to communicate about the company internally to employees and externally to stakeholders

* Liaise with key spokespeople/stakeholders to develop investment research papers and reports which support business objectives.

* Develop a comprehensive awards/3rd party endorsement programme to ensure that the company gets the recognition it deserves in the marketplace.

* Where appropriate, represent the company and its interest as a corporate spokesperson.

* Develop and maintain strong relationships with key journalists and opinion leaders

* Review media attention, follow up news stories in wider market with comment/fund information and answer inbound media enquiries

* Support the execution of the company’s internal communication plan to ensure that employees are aware of developments, changes and projects within the company.

Skills and experience

* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field

* Experience in PR / Public Relations or Journalism, knowledge of retail investment markets/funds helpful

* Strong written/oral communications, research and proofreading skills

* Clear writing and subbing skills and the ability to interpret investment research to audiences who may not be familiar with financial jargon

* Demonstrated strength developing and managing national media, outside communications agencies and external partnerships

* Ability to develop high-impact presentations and talking points for senior level executives

* Strong leadership, organisational and project management skills

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