Senior Communications Manager - Professional Services

£350 - £450 per day
05 September 2017
03 October 2017
Matthew Stevenson
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an Interim Public Relations Manager to join a global Professional Services firm.

This role has overall responsibility for the external and internal communications for the UK and Europe as well as playing a role in global communications.

The candidate will:

* Act as a key point of contact for the firm to journalists and have responsibility for the day-to-day management of relationships with the media.
* You will build relationships with the senior management team and advise and influence how they conduct internal and external communications.
* Work closely with the UK PR team to identify and suggest opportunities for external profile-raising in line with the firm's strategic plan
* Work closely with the Internal Communications Adviser to support the execution of the internal communications strategy globally and for the UK.
* Work with the Global Head of communications on firm wide corporate communications and issues/crisis management.
* Be expected to give strategic advice and support, where appropriate, to our PR teams in Asia, Middle East, Australia and Africa.
* Liaise with partners and business development colleagues globally to play a co-ordinating role on major communications projects.

Essential Skills

* Significant experience with a well-established track record in PR or journalism.
* Professional Services Background
* Good written communication skills, in terms of preparing media ready material and communicating effectively with the partnership
* Effective presentation skills - the candidate will operate as an ambassador of the firm and will need to be persuasive in dealings with partners
* Experience of planning and implementing PR campaigns

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