Corporate Communications AVP

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
12 Nov 2016
Ref
NC19390
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A leading asset management company is looking for a Corporate Communications AVP to join their team. A solid familiarity with financial institutions and social media is a must, along with the tenacity to remain calm and focused under pressure and in times of crisis. If you would like to build a career in corporate communications and are looking for your next step, this could be a great fit. This is a largely autonomous role so, to a degree, you must be able to self-manage your workload. This is a fantastic opportunity to play an integral role in the business and be rewarded with a high level of responsibility and exposure to senior level management on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaising with the company’s PR agency
  • Coordinating meetings with journalists as per the requests of the head of the department
  • Coordinating the design and production of effective communications materials, in particular press releases, Q&As translation, and media material, as required
  • Assisting in managing Public Relations agency/ies to ensure effective delivery of world-class communications
  • Undertaking special projects, as required
  • Updating the company’s media contact list regularly
  • Developing and maintaining favourable relationships with the creative services industry
  • Management of the company website
  • Various admin and ad hoc duties as required

Key skills & experience:

  • Experience within financial services
  • Familiarity with the UK media scene
  • Confidence to be dealing with senior colleagues
  • A desire to build a career in corporate communications

In the first instance please send your CV in word format via email to Natalie Charlesworth at eccvs@vmagroup.com quoting reference NC19390.

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