Media Relations Manager - FTC

London (Greater)
Up to £50,000 plus package
22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

*12 months*

A well-regarded financial services organisation requires an exceptional Media Relations Manager to join their busy team on a 12 month contract. The role will focus on the development, management and delivery of the organisation's media relations programme (national, regional, online and trade), in both a proactive and reactive capacity. It will also focus on developing relationships with key opinion-formers and industry experts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with business areas to devise new stories and produce relevant copy across national, regional, trade and online media
  • Building and developing strong relationships with target journalists across consumer and financial press
  • Briefing spokepeople or acting as spokesperson for media, and representing organisation with key stakeholders
  • Acting as an advisor to senior leadership team
  • Project managing events and other company projects as required
  • Working closely with wider communications team to ensure integrated approach

Key skills & experience:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • A methodical, outgoing work ethic
  • Demonstrable media relations experience, ideally gained within financial services or other regulated industry
  • Confidence to gain buy in from stakeholders internally and externally
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

In the first instance please send your CV in word format via email to Naomi Hamilton at quoting reference NH19400.

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