PR Manager

Up to £35000 per annum
26 April 2018
21 May 2018
Kate Upton
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a PR Manager to join the team of this Gloucester based FS business.

The PR Manager will possess a demonstrable track record in writing press releases and managing media relations.

Client Details

A Gloucester based Financial Services business seeking to engage a PR Manager.


Responsibilities include:

* Developing and delivering integrated external communications plans for sectors throughout the business

* Providing a proactive and reactive press office service

* Developing productive relationships with journalists across a range of sectors

* Developing strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the business

* Crafting news-driven content that includes press releases, digital content and editorial

* Providing media handling advice to senior stakeholders

* Briefing and chaperoning senior spokespeople during media interviews

* Making a significant contribution to the team's objective of achieving a measurable increase in awareness

* Managing the media training programme across the business

* Attending media interviews and press meetings in London


* A highly experienced external communications/PR practitioner with experience in a financial services or professional services background (agency or in-house)

* Experienced at proactive and reactive press handling and positioning of key stakeholders in the wider media

* An excellent network of journalists across all media

* Strong written skills, capable of adapting to consumer as well as B2B audiences and across channels

* Significant experience of using digital channels to generate earned media

The successful candidate will possess:

* Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills

* Strong business and financial media contacts with experience in building and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders

* A good understanding of financial services

* Must be able to attend media interviews and press meetings in London

* Public affairs and/or investor relations experience is desirable but not essential

Job Offer

c£35k + benefits

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