Financial Services PR Account Manager

£30-45,000

London


A group-owned firm is on the hunt for an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive with either financial or professional services experience, the HQ is in London but its offices span the US, Continental Europe, and Asia. They work with well-known financial and professional services within the asset management, private equity, commercial banking, advisory, mortgage and pension space. They also work with brands like Capital One credit card, Virgin Money and Direct Line. They cover ESG, media training, crisis communications, strategy, influencer relations, consumer, financial PR, and whitepaper writing.


Key responsibilities and requirements:

You’ll have existing PR agency experience

Implementation and oversight of client account work – working closely with junior and senior members of the team and not afraid to manage upwards

Confident in coming up with creative ideas, thinking about new and exciting ways to speak to key audiences

Comfortable with using data for PR purposes e.g. drafting omnibus questions and interpreting findings to tell the right story

Coaching, mentoring and managing junior members of the team

Able to proactively source opportunities for clients e.g.: news hijacking, features, interviews, profiles

Media relations skills and demonstrate ability to use platforms like Gorkana, Roxhill, as well as social media platforms

Demonstrate digital PR and online monitoring skills

Create written content including press releases, features, comments, social media posts

Comfortable reading technical client documents and with data and market research

Be aware of the news agenda and familiar with relevant media across different channels