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Senior Media Relations Manager-Financial Services/Banking

Job Title: Senior Media Relations Manager-Financial Services/Banking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus,bens
Reference: ejsnrmediarel_1560963176
Contact Name: Emma Jerome
Contact Email: emmajerome@cartermurray.com
Job Published: June 19, 2019 17:52

Job Description

SENIOR MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER - BANKING

BASED CITY, LONDON

£65-80000+Bonus,bens

Our client a highly successful and growing banking business is looking for an experienced media relations professional to join the media relations team. You will need solid recent media relations experience ideally from a banking background (B2B or B2C). You'll be able to operate at a strategic level within media relations, with a proactive approach to building strong relationships with key financial journalists in the UK national press.

  • Develop and deliver reactive and proactive media relations including leading PR campaigns, preparing communications materials, writing press releases, managing media issues and working collaboratively with PR agencies
  • Advise senior stakeholders on media relations issues
  • Help the business to maintain share of coverage
  • Advising on business decisions when there is potential reputational impact.
  • Supporting the development of a media relations strategy to deliver key long term strategic messages externally.
  • Act as a senior spokesperson
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a range of journalists

Experience required

You'll be a seasoned communications professional, with solid current/recent media relations experience in banking organisation

  • Experience in developing media relations plans
  • Strong relationships with UK based financial journalists in the national newspapers
  • Proactive approach to building strong relationships with the press/journalists
  • Strong stakeholder management skills-with the ability to build strong relationships with C-suite executives
  • Ideally you will have experience of managing a small team
  • Good written skills

Please send your cv to Emma Jerome via the link provided

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.