Senior Associate/Associate (Natural Resources team) at a leading Financial/Corporate PR Company
A global leader in strategic communications and a trusted adviser to many of the world's most successful companies, with offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia - is seeking a Senior Associate/Associate to join its Natural Resources team.
The natural Resources team principally works on oil and gas, power and utilities, and mining clients. The successful candidate will work within this team and across the wider business. The environment is dynamic and there will be plenty of opportunities for career development through involvement in a wide variety of projects.
Typical duties will involve
Formulation and implementation of strategies for financial and corporate communications
Advising on and assisting in the preparation of messaging materials – key messages, presentations, press releases, Q&A
Research for current clients and new business opportunities
Forging productive relationships with clients, press and investment analysts
Account Management duties, news monitoring, press analysis and summaries
Submitting press releases to RNS, in partnership with the team assistant
Demonstrable interest and understanding of business environment and current affairs, including awareness of the developments in and opportunities around digital and social media
Good understanding of how the City and the broader financial community operates; strong IR understanding/capabilities required
Knowledge of the natural resources sector preferred
Financially literate, experienced in working with financial information
Communicates persuasively in oral and written work with good attention to detail
Able to build strong relationships; commands the confidence of others internally & externally with leadership qualities
Hard working, flexible, enthusiatic, team player adaptable and proactive
Organised, efficient, takes ownership, trusted to deliver to deadline
Independent, clear and creative thinking, takes initiatives, goes beyond the expected, spots opportunities and innovates
Continually seeks to broaden knowledge and contact base through networking; shares expertise
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