Communications Manager (EMEA): Canary Wharf

65000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP65000 - GBP70000/annum to GBP70,000
06 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in Canary Wharf, this global financial services organisation are seeking an experienced Communications Manager to deal with PR and external comms across EMEA.

Working closely with all aspects of the business and at all levels, the Manager will be expected to provide support in disseminating a global message.

Duties will include:

• Managing media relations activities, including developing relationships with members of the media, drafting messages, coaching spokespeople, organising events, pitching stories and handling inquiries.
• Strategically promote thought leadership initiatives, including pitching by-lined articles in tier 1 publications and key trade press.
Develop and lead outreach plans and media activities in EMEA, including occasional travel as needed.
• Work closely with the marketing team and key thought leaders/group leaders to develop comprehensive strategic outreach plans for key initiatives; ensure appropriate PR strategies are aligned with marketing activities.
• Lead the external PR agency to promote spokespeople and thought leadership in the region and increase the overall level of press visibility for the Division.
• Work on ad-hoc projects as needed

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a related subject, and will have solid and tangible experience dealing with PR/media preferably within financial services. The ability to think strategically and work with high level and demanding stakeholders is essential.

In the first instance, if you are interested in applying for the role of Communications Manager (EMEA): Canary Wharf, please send a full Word CV outlining your current and expected salaries