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Senior Corporate Communications Manager (Contract Role)

The Works Search Ltd
London (Central), London (Greater)
£Competitive + great benefits + completion bonus
Closing date
12 Apr 2021
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Fast paced, major league, asset manager is looking for a highly personable Senior PR Manager to promote affiliate international brands across European and the Middle East, as well as running the UK PR programme. This role is covering for a parental leave, starting in June, for a hand-over. Reporting to the EMEA Head of Corporate Communications, you will be working closely with the friendly communications teams and/or agencies in Europe to develop and oversee strategic and tactical initiatives around press communications.

The Company

Premier global asset manager with billions under management is looking for a confident Senior PR Manager to create a co-ordinated pan-European communications strategy. With offices in numerous countries, you will work closely with county heads, PR agencies and marketing teams in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain, to understand the needs of these markets. The comms team is friendly, close, respected and valued in the business. The role also involves supporting the European communications team on strategic initiatives around ESG, diversity & inclusion, women in investment and others.

The Role

Key challenges and opportunities in this Senior PR Manager role:

  • Proactively seek to enhance the company’s UK brand and promote the European affiliate brands
  • Work closely with internal teams and PR agencies to create and implement a co-ordinated pan-European communications strategy which is aligned with the parent company
  • Work closely with local market PR agencies and country heads / marketing leads using great content to develop and execute on local PR objectives
  • You will implement a comprehensive media relations programme to help the business gain media coverage in discretionary, advisory and institutional publications
  • Conduct media training with senior stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain proactive PR programmes for UK equity business
  • Support and promote the increasing ESG work they are doing across Europe

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this Senior PR Manager role:

  • Must be working at Associate Director in a corporate comms agency or at PR/Senior PR Manager level in-house. They may consider a highly experienced agency Senior Account Director
  • Must have solid experience in strategic corporate communications and knowledge of asset management and the UK media landscape
  • An understanding of the needs of the key European markets and the flexibility to juggle communication to various audiences
  • 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
  • Be able to present intelligent solutions and processes for solving difficult problems.
  • Be able to make decisions and manage follow-through.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Canace Wong on 07917 875 669 or, or visit our website for our newest in-house and agency positions -


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 –

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0207 903 9290
Three Tuns House
109 Borough High Street
United Kingdom
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