My client is a world leading online money transfer service. They are a forward thinking company with a customer focused strategy. Their USP is their online service which offers a seamless customer experience through mobile apps and websites. They also focus on connecting to telco-operated Mobile Money services around the world, which allow their customers to send money directly via their mobile phone.
The role is reporting into the Head of Communications, and you will design, deliver and sell in campaigns and media stories as part of a fantastic, hard-working team. Your role will be to enable the brand to engage and reach more people across all media channels on a national scale. You will be an expert in Media Relations and have current relationships that you can utilise.
Main Job Responsibilities
Develop compelling written content for PR purposes including press releases, award entries, media briefings, and media alerts
Strong attention to detail and will be responsible for reviewing and giving strategic direction on content produced by our external agency partners
Responsible for building new and nurturing existing media contacts, amplifying awareness throughout Fintech publications and Consumer.
Be responsible for creating and managing monthly reports on PR results and activity as well as maintaining the PR planning and coverage tracking sheets
Understanding of the media landscape within the financial services sector and be able to identify press opportunities
Ghost writing and briefing notes for senior partners
Lead the UK press office
Manage the full cycle of case studies
Key Skills and Experience
5 years’ experience working in a PR role, ideally within from a Personal Finance or Payments space, either in house or for an agency.
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment which would require flexibility and the ability to dive in and out of execution and strategy
Evidence of developing and implementing strategic media relations plans – having dealt directly with high profile journalists in a busy press office or agency environment
Have a track record of achieving significant PR impact and share of voice within integrated campaigns and with one off tactical/reactive PR
Ability to successfully manage, influence and communicate effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Experience managing agencies and putting in place scalable processes to drive and measure results
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