PR / Corporate Communications (Asset Management)
Highly respected Asset Manager based in the City wish to recruit an individual to work as part of their Corporate Communications team. The person appointed will primarily focus on raising the profile of their investment expertise to support a range of businesses including retail, personal investment and institutional. Responsibilities will include working with the investment and marketing teams to generate material to gain positive press coverage highlighting investment expertise in both national and trade publications, writing articles/press releases/commentary for use by the media, organising investment and business related events, establishing and maintaining good relationships with the relevant media, development and implementation of media plans etc. Applicants should offer relevant journalism or PR experience preferably in financial services, a keen interest in financial markets and the economy, established relationships with national and trade media plus a desire to identify and pursue opportunities where the company can improve its media relationships and an ability to communicate investment content in an interesting, digestible format - sometimes to a tight deadline. Key to this role is the ability to 'write' and someone with a journalistic background who has perhaps, moved into PR would be ideal. This could have been gained from working on Trade Publications or with appropriate news publications.