PR Manager – leading international asset management firm – contract 14 months

The Works Search Ltd
London (Greater)
competitive salary
Closing date
12 Feb 2021

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Job Details

Fast paced, major league, asset manager is looking for a highly personable PR Manager to continue to build its profile in Southern Europe and support the UK team on occasion.  This role is covering for a parental leave.  You will be working closely with the friendly communications teams and/or agencies in Europe and provide them with great content and key messaging to generate local media. French and Italian fluency is a bonus although not imperative. 


The Company

Premier global asset manager with billions under management is looking for a confident PR Manager to devise and implement the communications strategy across Europe.  With offices in over 30 countries, you will manage investment vehicles for individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts and partnerships. The comms team is friendly, close, respected and valued in the business.  


The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this PR Manager role:

  • Hit the ground running with generating and shaping content and messaging for local markets working closely with comms colleagues and agencies
  • Promote the increasing ESG work they are doing across Europe, liaising with country managers
  • On occasion, help support the UK comms teams as they all pull together
  • Implement existing and new PR campaigns to strengthen the overall profile of the company in Europe through targeted and strategic PR campaigns for the retail and institutional channels
  • Implement a strong media relations programme that is closely aligned to the strategy and goals of retail, institutional channels in Europe
  • Using your language skills daily, collaborate with key business partners in Europe and work closely with local PR teams in European offices to deliver strategic communications activities


The Person

Key attributes and experience for this PR Manager role:

  • Must be working at Account Director or Associate Director in an agency or at PR Manager level in-house.
  • Must have solid experience in corporate communications/financial services and knowledge of investment management and the UK/European media landscape  
  • An understanding the needs of the key European markets including Italy, France, and Spain and has the flexibility to juggle communication to various audiences
  • Ideally fluent in French or Italian as this will be a real bonus to the team, however, it’s not compulsory
  • Ideally some cross border/ pan European media contacts although not essential
  • Highly organised, the ability to hit the ground running with a good sense of humour
  • Collaborative approach as this is very reflective of the great culture
  • Must have good all round judgement

To be considered for this PR Manager role please click to apply 


About The Works Search Ltd

The Works Search is a London based executive search firm specialising in PR and Corporate Communications.  We have a network to envy and long-standing partnerships with FTSE 100 companies and exciting top tier corporate comms agencies.

Our focus is working with the best employers and the highest performing PR talent in the industry.  We stand out from the crowd because we listen and truly understand individual career aspirations and take care to match them with our clients.  We have been in business for over 20 years which means our network and market knowledge is unrivalled.  We enjoy supporting professionals through-out their careers, helping many secure board level roles.

We give ‘the best interview briefings’ and many of our clients work with us on an exclusive basis as we guarantee results and make the hiring process stress-free.

If you think we could help you take you forward in your PR career, contact us now on 020 7903 9290.  Also you can visit our website to find out more about how we work, who we work with and how we can help you – and look in more detail for some of the roles we are handling –

Contact Us
  • Three Tuns House
  • 109 Borough High Street
  • London
  • SE1 1NL
  • United Kingdom
  • 0207 903 9290
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