Senior External Relations Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
  • Ref: JG-1907-6730
  • 2019-07-05T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Global FinTech seeks Senior External Relations Manager to lead UK communications

The Opportunity
Our client, a global supplier of wealth management systems, is looking for a Senior External Relations Manager to play a key role in developing and executing the external relations strategy for the UK business. Reporting into the Global Head of Communications, you will be the sole lead for all external communications in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity that could spring board someone towards a Head of Communications position in the future. 

Main responsibilities 

  • Develop and execute the external relations strategy and plan for theUK, through identifying, engaging and building relationships with key parties in the financial services and technology industry including industry associations, media, and government agencies 
  • Develop and execute the media relations strategy, including cultivating and managing close relationships with key media outlets and journalists
  • Plan and oversee regular meetings between key spokespeople and relevant media, industry, government, and corporate bodies 
  • Manage executive level relationships, including providing counsel on communications issues and opportunities 

Key skills and experience required

  • Excellent writing and communications skills, with the ability to convey complex and technical concepts
  • Strong connections to the financial services and/or technology industries with experience in managing external relations
  • Existing relationships with finance industry and technology media and journalists
  • Experience of managing relationships with key senior internal and external stakeholders 

For more information, or to apply for the Group Head of External Communications position, please forward a copy of your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button quoting the reference number JG-1907-6730


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