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Media Relations Exec/Public Relations/Asset Management/Wealth/PR

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Advertiser NameQ NetworkersAdvertiser Type:Agency
Country:United KingdomLocation:United Kingdom
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:>Dominic Rogan
Employment Type:PermanentWorkhours:Not Specified

Position: Media Relations Exec/Public Relations/Asset Management/Wealth/PR


Media Relations Exec/Public Relations/Asset Management/Wealth/PR

The team

The Media Relations team is responsible for public image and overall relationship with the media. The team focusses on all aspects of media relations and implementing the group media relations strategy on both specific product and thematic campaigns, building relationships with journalists from key publications in order to disseminate our messages to our target media.

We work with a range of journalists across the media landscape, from titles targeted at retail and consumer investors to ESG focussed institutional investor titles, with each requiring a different tone and focus.
The team sits centrally in the business, and therefore operates with all business areas from Investment to Technology, with opportunities to work closely with senior management across the business.

The role of Media Relations Executive offers brilliant relationship building opportunities within the business, through exposure to stakeholders at all levels of the company, incorporating regular communication with marketing teams and the digital communications team.

The Media Relations team is the ideal place for an individual to build upon their skills and experience in a global communications role, whilst learning about the key aspects of media relations within a FTSE100 company.

What you'll do

Provide support to the wider media relations team including project research, media relations networking events, engagements and social media
Develop and maintain a set of PR support and analytics tools, by trialling and on-boarding new digital platforms and solutions, as the team's requirements change and new solutions become available
Researching, writing and editing press releases, which are used to clearly and consistently disseminate core corporate messages, such as our investment capabilities and business changes, to key media outlets
Maintaining the Media Relations portion of the website, ensuring that content is kept up to date and business announcements are posted in line with their release to the media
Provide diary management and support to the Head of Media Relations as required

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

This role requires a self-starting team player with a professional and confident manner, enthusiasm and a desire to undertake a variety of tasks and develop new skills, along with the ability to prioritise their own workload
Organisation is key to this role, as a typical day incorporates many small tasks, which need to be organised and prioritized as appropriate
You must be able to demonstrate an excellent command of the English language and be able to write clear, compelling and concise communications
A general understanding of computers is required, with understanding of HTML code and web analytics desirable for the digital marketing elements of the job
Relationship building within the business is critical to this role, as is the ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner, exercise judgement and to remain calm under pressure
Strong communication skills and the ability to support and work effectively as part of a team

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that might help

Financial services experience in media relations
12 months + in-house or PR agency experience

What you'll be like

Self-motivated and enthusiastic
A can-do' attitude and a team-player
Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
Great at working with other people

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