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Media Relations Manager-Financial Services/Bank

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services, Banking

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens

  • Contact:

    Emma Jerome

  • Contact email:

    emmajerome@cartermurray.com

  • Salary high:

    60000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    ejmediacontract_1560782807

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-17

  • Start date:

    asap

  • Consultant:

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MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER - FINANCIAL SERVICES / BANK - 6 month contract

BASED CITY, LONDON

£55-60000+bens

Our client a highly successful and growing financial services business is looking for a media relations professional to join the media relations team. You will need solid recent media relations experience from either a B2B or B2C financial services /banking background.

Develop and deliver reactive and proactive media relations including leading PR campaigns, preparing communications materials, writing press releases, managing media issues and working collaboratively with PR agencies

  • Help the business to maintain share of coverage
  • Advising on business decisions when there is potential reputational impact.
  • Supporting the development of a media relations strategy to deliver key long term strategic messages externally.
  • Act as a senior spokesperson
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a range of journalists

Experience required

You'll be an experienced communications professional, with solid current/recent media relations experience in a B2B or B2C banking or financial services organisation

  • Experience in developing and implementing media relations plans
  • Proactive approach to building strong relationships with the press/journalists
  • Strong stakeholder management skills-with the ability to build strong relationships with C-suite executives
  • Good written skills

Please send your cv to Emma Jerome via the link provided

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.