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Senior Media Relations Manager-Financial Services/Banking

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services, Banking

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus,bens

  • Contact:

    Emma Jerome

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Our client a highly successful and growing banking business is looking for an experienced media relations professional to join the media relations team. You will need solid recent media relations experience ideally from a banking background (B2B or B2C). You'll be able to operate at a strategic level within media relations, with a proactive approach to building strong relationships with key financial journalists in the UK national press.

  • 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
  • Advise senior stakeholders on media relations issues
  • 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 a seasoned communications professional, with solid current/recent media relations experience in banking organisation

  • Experience in developing media relations plans
  • Strong relationships with UK based financial journalists in the national newspapers
  • 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
  • Ideally you will have experience of managing a small team
  • Good written skills

Please send your cv to Emma Jerome via the link provided

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