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VP of Communications - help this global asset manager shine out (5246)

Overview

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5246

Salary
£85,000 - £100,000/annum + bonus and benefits

Location
London

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Monday, July 29, 2019


This major league US asset manager is looking for an energised and intelligent communications professional to drive its European PR and Social Media agenda and supporting the company’s internal communications.  Reporting to the Head of EMEA Marketing, the VP of Communications is responsible for developing and executing PR strategies across the UK and European market that focus on delivering high-impact messages to retail and institutional clients and prospects. Prior EMEA experience within the asset management industry is required for the role.

The Company

A premier global asset manager has billions under management and a presence in over 20 countries. They serve clients ranging from big banks and institutions to individuals and private clients.  There is a clever, research driven culture and the people they hire perpetuate that.  Their performance is outstanding and they have grown in Europe year on year, there is momentum to become a major player in Europe and now they want a media profile to match.  Their West End London offices are smart, the culture is friendly, inclusive and supportive. 

The Role 

Key challenges and opportunities in this VP of Communications role:

  • Identify and seek out proactive media opportunities that advance the Company’s brand, reputation and competitive positioning – as well as situations that could adversely affect the firm – and coordinate strategies and tactics to promote and protect our businesses
  • Positioning the Company as a leader in the investment space through thought leadership campaigns 
  • Raising the Company’s profile in the business and investment strategies by garnering attention and recognition for key strategies/funds in different markets
  • Working with the CEO on internal communications plans and initiatives, act as regional liaison for internal communications 
  • Setting and leading the EMEA PR and Social Media strategy aligned with key marketing initiatives
  • Leverage all appropriate communications channels to create and increase positive awareness and perception of the Company’s products and services among customers, prospects and stakeholders
  • Monitor, measure and report all media coverage of the Company and evaluate its effectiveness.

The Person

Key attributes and experience for this VP of Communications role:

  • Strong passion for communicating technical messages across different European markets
  • You will have demonstrable experience within the asset management industry and have strong knowledge of investment strategies and products
  • It is likely that you are a current Head of Media at an asset management firm looking for your next step or an agency Associate Director/ Director with expertise in the asset management industry
  • Deep understanding of the distribution channels and client segmentation across both institutional and retail
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong project management skills

To be considered for this VP of Communications role please click to apply.

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