External Communications Executive

New
  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Category
    Marketing and PR - Internal Communications
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

WOW FACTOR: Are you to looking to become a part of a fantastic team in a sensational high spec office within an impressive globally recognised company?


Our highly successful client is searching for extremely professional already established Communications Executive to support their Employees at the highest level.


Our client is based in the heart of the City close to Fenchurch street and our a leading specialist insurance brokers operating in the London market and internationally.


Benefits:



  • Fantastic Pension scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Medicare cash plan

  • Minimum of 25 days annual leave (with flexibility to buy or sell)

  • Life Assurance

  • Income Protection

  • Critical Illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity Adoption and Shared Parental Leave


Job Details:



  • External Communications Executive

  • £40,000-£45,000*depending on experience

  • Full time, Permanent

  • 9:00am-17:00pm

  • City of London - Hybrid Based


Duties:



  • Management of external PR agency relationship

  • Support the Head of Communications with the CEO/executive traditional and social media agenda.

  • Build on and maintain media network of key journalists and publications - including regular meetings and ad hoc engagement.

  • Daily media monitoring and handling incoming press enquiries from international, national and trade press

  • Manage variety of internal spokespeople to support proactive media agenda

  • Ad hoc speech writing

  • Develop and deliver communications strategies for global external audiences with a particular focus on media relations and social media

  • Liaise with other teams within the company on matters relevant to the media

  • Develop submissions for industry awards/accolades

  • Delivery of annual report & accounts

  • Promote the brand and values to enhance the company's reputation in the market

  • Monitor emerging issues, identify risk areas and prepare responses as needed


Requirements:



  • Must have previous professional services experience - ideally within financial services, however this is not essential

  • External communications experience is necessary

  • Media relations experience is also required

  • Experience using in house internal intranet systems is ideal

  • Exception writing skills

  • Excellent communication skills both with internal and external stakeholders

  • A friendly team player who is keen to join a collaborative and down to earth team


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