City of London, London
£65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus,bens
about 1 year ago
SENIOR MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER - BANKING
BASED CITY, LONDON
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
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
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.