UK Media Relations Lead

£60k - £80k
06 Sep 2019

Brand new opportunity for Investment Media Relations Specialists to take ownership for UK external communications

Based in offices in the City, this is a fantastic opportunity for PR Managers with an extensive background in investment management communications to take on responsibility for UK PR initiatives, as part of a global business.

UK Media Relations Lead's Key Responsibilities:

  • Media Management - working closely with UK national and trade press to promote investment products to market
  • UK Spokesperson - act as the key point of contact for journalists and field any media enquiries appropriately
  • Strategic Decision Making - able to suggest improvements to the existing strategy as well as to ensure the firm are tactically positioned in the market
  • Content Management - including managing the distribution of press releases, market updates, blogs, videos, podcasts and other interviews involving key portfolio managers
  • Agency Management - management of a media agency, briefing and guiding them on the firm's positioning on hot topics
  • Ad hoc responsibilities - as part of the wider Communications team

UK Media Relations Lead's Ideal Background and Experience:

  • Extensive PR / Media Relations / Corporate Communications / External Communications experience within investment management, either in-house or as part of a media agency
  • Experience managing PR for the UK market, ideally with exposure to intermediary clients and with existing press contacts in hand
  • Strong relationship management and stakeholder engagement experience to be confident in managing tricky conversations


Competitive Salary + Discretionary Bonus + Benefits

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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