PR Executive - Asset Management

 Location: London
 Salary: Excellent
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

The team are responsible for coordinating all PR, media relations and corporate communications activates for our integrated retail and institutional businesses in Europe. Within the team you’ll work closely with the Corporate Communications PR Mangers in the UK to support our efforts of strengthening the firm’s profile in the UK and Europe.

This would be a great chance for someone looking grow their knowledge within public relations, but you will ideally have already worked in a similar role for a at least one year. Any knowledge of working within or on behalf of an asset management organisation would be a great advantage. However, if you have experience of working within wider financial services or for a global organisation, this would also be considered.

 

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Build and strengthen media contacts with UK and cross-border publications across the trades, personal finance and national titles through regular meetings
  • Support reporters by educating them about our firm and its investment groups/funds
  • Create relevant PR campaigns for the institutional and retail channels to support our sales and marketing efforts
  • Develop and deliver strong pitch and story ideas to key media contacts
  • Write proactive press releases and articles to support targeted campaigns
  • Spot opportunities to respond to market/industry news for key spokespeople internally to comment on
  • Offer local PR advice to leaders throughout Europe
  • Support the European corporate communications desk in London which will include recording all media activity for audit purposes, deal with incoming press enquiries promptly, support press events etc.
  • Flag negative coverage and crises issues as appropriate and assist in coordinating responses

 

The background of the ideal candidate?

  • Experience of working within PR on behalf or within Asset Management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications; or equivalent work experience
  • Strong understanding of strategic communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skill with the ability to be assertive and relentless in the pursuit of getting news appropriate attention among the media and the public
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with experience in writing press releases, newsletters, memos, Q
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Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Business Manager - Financial Services

Nathan Macfie


Nathan is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and specialises in investment management and asset servicing markets. He started his recruitment career in 2011 and has an unrivalled network across the UK. In August 2018 Nathan moved to London to manage Meraki's new office, based in South Kensington.