Investment Management

PR Manager

£70k - £80k per annum

City of London, London

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My client is looking for an experienced PR professional with a proven track record in media comms and an in-depth knowledge of the investment, asset management and wealth management industry.

What you’ll do
My client works with a range of journalists across the media landscape, from titles targeted at wealth management, professional advisers, financial advisers, charities, sustainability, investment and wealth planning. Each audience will require a different tone and focus alongside a consistent message.

  • translate the wealth management marketing and communications strategy into a focused PR and internal comms strategy for the business this will include video, social media, online and traditional print media
    * support the team with external PR for all partnership and sponsorship agreements, as appropriate
    * support media strategy development and its tactical implementation for all campaign activities
    * build visibility and helping to positively differentiate the wealth management proposition
    * learn and understand the competitor landscape
    * build relationships with journalists from key publications in order to disseminate my client’s messages to their various target audiences.
    * work closely with the head of content, head of marketing and communications on all aspects of PR and communication

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
* 5+ years of media relations experience (either in-house, in consultancy or ) or as a financial journalist
* Extensive investment / asset management / wealth management industry experience in media relations and/or journalism
* Technical financial acumen preferably with a focus on wealth and asset management

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that might help
* Experience of working as a journalist would be beneficial
* Degree qualification
* Asset Management media relations experience

What you’ll be like
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic
* Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
* A critical thinker who’s able to look at stories and pick out key messages
* Excellent written and verbal English skills, understanding how nuances can influence communications
* Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and to tight deadlines
* Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating decisions
* A driven person who enjoys exploring new avenues for new media relations opportunities

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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