Media Relations Manager-Financial Services

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Salary
    £58000 - £68000 per annum + bonus,bens
  • Expiry Date



£58000-£68000+bonus, bens

Our client a well-known and highly reputable financial services business is looking for a MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER to join the media relations team. You will need solid recent media relations experience from either a financial services background or strong experience in consumer PR (with experience of dealing with the national press) and interested in making a transition to the Financial Services sector.

You will have a wide ranging role encompassing PR business related issues as well as on corporate/Group level communications activities. You will also be involved in communications regarding sustainability issues

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.
  • 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 financial services organisation. Alternatively you will have strong experience in consumer PR, with experience of dealing with the national press and looking to make a move into the financial services sector

  • 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.

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