External Communications Manager-Financial Serv

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Salary
    GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + bonus,bens
  • Expiry Date

EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (media relations and social media focus) – B2B FINANCIAL SERVICES




Excellent new External Communications Manager role has been created at a leading global financial services institution. Reporting into the Head of Corporate Communications- EMEA you will develop and deliver communications strategies for external audiences in the EMEA region with a particular focus on media relations and the social media plans.

You will need proven experience of managing proactive media relations activities (ideally in EMEA), as well as experience managing social media activities and channels. Experience should come from a B2B Financial Services environment

You will manage a variety of spokespeople in the region to support a proactive media agenda which communicates thought leadership, strengths and strategic business priorities.

You will also help to manage the activity of the agency relationships

You will also oversee and be responsible for all social media activity through platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as the company website. You will create and implement strategies that grow engagement on social channels and develop content for select EMEA executives.

You will also support the Head of Corporate Communications with the CEO/executive traditional and social media agenda.

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years corporate communications / external communications experience gained either in house or agency/consultancy side
  • Must have experience of working within the B2B Financial Services / Capital Markets space (eg.banking, asset management or insurance)
  • Strong media relations experience
  • Established relationships with EMEA media preferred
  • Crisis communications experience an advantage
  • Some experience managing social media communications activity
  • Strong writing skills

Interested? 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.

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