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Account Manager, Financial Services PR

Employer
Alexander James Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£30 - 35k plus benefits
Closing date
18 Apr 2021

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Job Details

Our client is a fast paced financial services PR agency.  The team needs to hire an experienced Account Manager ideally with previous PR agency experience but you absolutely must have a passion for financial services.

There is a really interesting and client list for the successful candidate to work on from day one. The focus is on pensions and investments, with employee benefits also being of interest. 

Ideally their new team member will be:

  • Energetic, positive and inquisitive
  • A proactive and creative thinker
  • An excellent communicator – both verbal and written
  • Organised and efficient
  • Able to work to deadlines and cope positively with time pressure
  • Prepared to roll up their sleeves as and when necessary
  • Au fait with a range of PR and marketing communications activities, including social media
  • Able to work as part of a team, but also be able to self-motivate and take ownership of individual projects and tasks
  • Experienced in the UK financial market ideally (although industry training can be provided)

Tasks will include:

  • Working with the team to develop PR and marketing plans and strategies and to implement activity
  • Liaising with clients and attending client meetings and events
  • Building connections and relationships with journalists, clients and industry peers
  • Researching, writing, proofreading and issuing copy - including press releases, articles and blogs
  • Identifying relevant press stories and journalist interests for clients, as well as arranging interviews and commentary
  • Securing opportunities for clients in all relevant publications
  • Keeping up to date with key industry and legislative dates
  • Undertaking relevant market research in a variety of areas
  • Analysing and evaluating media coverage and preparing client reports
  • Willingness to network and provide occasional organisation and support with events, such as press breakfasts and client seminars

The Benefits

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus additional day for birthday
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Flexible working arrangements

Working here is interesting and challenging and the rest of team take a real pride in delivering great results for their clients so you will need to do the same.  The team has a great culture and a very consultative approach. 

Company

A keen appreciation and understanding of people is the Alexander James seal of excellence. It helps explain why we’ve established such an enviable track record over a period of 10 years in PR and Communications recruitment.

Filling person-spaces in organisations means assembling all pieces of the puzzle to build a complete picture of a potential candidate – their experiences, their talents and gifts, their personality.

In the world of recruitment, experience really does count. As does an innate ability to read people.

Find Us
Location
Headley House
Parklands
Guildford
GU2 9JX
GB
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