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Client:

A full-service communications and market research agency.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will join a lively team of PR professionals and work on a range of clients in the financial services sector.

You will be:

  • Organising meetings and client calls, being actively prepared to participate in meetings;
  • Writing and circulating client meeting and internal meeting agendas before meetings take place;
  • Contributing to client briefings and documents;
  • Presenting elements to clients in meetings as directed;
  • Monitoring media and/or social media;
  • Coming up with story ideas for clients;
  • Reading the news and flagging any relevant stories extremely regularly;
  • Participating in presentations to existing clients and at new business pitches;
  • Identifying publicity opportunities as directed;
  • Writing coherent and factually accurate press releases that require minimal amends from seniors and clients;
  • Producing internal copy for newsletters, internal briefings and notice boards;
  • Competent in all written communications, such as letters, emails, memo’s both internally to colleagues and externally to clients and journalists;
  • A growing understanding of how the media works in the particular areas in which you are operating – the opportunities available, starting to build relationships with journalists etc.

Skills required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a PR agency environment;
  • Exceptional writing ability;
  • Interest in business, economics and financial services;
  • Experience of media and social media monitoring;
  • Experience in dealing with the media;
  • An ability to learn about a broad range of topics quickly.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘385/18/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Monday 15th October 2018