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Press Officer - consumer banking issues - are you fearless and would love to be a spokesperson?

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Recruiter
The Works
Posted
16 November 2012
Closes
30 November 2012
Ref
3937
Contact
Sarah Leembruggen
Location
London
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
To £40,000 + great benefits

Further information

The Company:

Do you think you could step up and advise a CEO and act as a company spokesperson?  Do you have an opinion on consumer protection? Are you able to talk about the issues surrounding credit unions and looking to work at the coal-face of the media?  This financial services organisation has a diverse, collegiate and supportive culture.  You will have the autonomy to devise and implement proactive PR campaigns as well as handling a great deal of consumer banking issues.

The Role:

Key challenges and opportunities in this Press Officer role are:

  • Step up to the mark and calmly handle crisis communications for tricky consumer facing banking and consumer protection issues
  • Use your intellectual rigour to develop proactive strategic corporate communications campaigns for a complex and fast changing organisation
  • You will be responsible for building relationships across an enormous retail financial services business
  • Learn from your team members on how to provide superior strategic counsel and expert media advice to senior management
  • Enjoy being a spokesperson and being part of a busy press office

The Person:

Key attributes and experience for this Press Officer role are:

  • Have considerable experience of reacting to coal-face issues and hold national media contacts
  • Be comfortable advising senior management
  • Some personal finance contacts are required
  • Perhaps currently working as a Press Officer for a banking press office or a group function of a listed corporate, or an Account Manager from a financial services agency who has handled complex clients

To be considered to join this financial services organisation in this exciting yet challenging Press Officer role, please click Apply Now

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