Stakeholder and Media Relations Manager - FS

Job Title: Stakeholder and Media Relations Manager - FS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + great benefits
Reference: 15625866
Job Published: January 11, 2018 00:00

Job Description

The Stakeholder and Media Relations Manager will work with product and marketing senior management team to design and deliver stakeholder and media strategy.

You can either have a background in corporate communications either in-house or agency.

The Company

A high profile financial services company who are also uniquely a non-departmental government body. They are the leaders in the pension reform and workplace pensions - millions of companies nationally have chosen their pension scheme and they are on course to become the largest pension provider in the UK. They offer a highly rewarding, collaborative environment. People who work there feel passionate about the product and their involvement. They also offer good work/life balance and benefits. As a media specialist, you really do have a great 'story' to tell!

The Role

The Stakeholder and Media Relations Manager will work closely with senior management/CEO to design and deliver the stakeholder and media strategy for the product and marketing directorate. Effectively leading and becoming the 'face' of the product.

Day to day you will:

  • Design and deliver media activities and campaigns that land solid foundations for product messages/marketing campaigns including content
  • Oversight and coordination of product and marketing external media/PR/industry stakeholder messages to ensure cohesive messaging.
  • Developing engagement strategies for government and other key external stakeholders
  • Take the lead on consultation responses, industry awards, articles, content for different channels
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key influencers in media and industry
  • Horizon scanning stakeholder environment.

About You

I'm looking for an experienced PR Manager/Media Relations Manager/Stakeholder Manager who's gained significant experience managing stakeholder, media engagement strategies for a financial services organisation. Ideally, you'll be highly knowledgeable about the pension industry including consumer groups/trade bodies and the overall pension landscape. This really is a superb opportunity to be right at the coal face of this high-profile organisation who will be a household name and you'll be a part of making that happen.

Personality wise; you'll be a team player, able to deal with senior stakeholders, understand the bigger picture and be unflappable in a sometimes-pressurised environment.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click "Apply" now.