Assistant Director of Communications

London Permanent £80,000 - £90,000 per year
  • A new opportunity for a communications specialist with a journalistic background
  • To join ISDA: a leading capital markets international trade association

About Our Client

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is a leading global trade association that ensures derivatives markets operate safely and efficiently.

Job Description

  • Contribute to communication strategy and thought leadership.
  • Produce various content types, including news releases, articles, whitepapers, etc.
  • Create content for both print and digital platforms, including ISDA's magazine.
  • Generate ideas for visual content, manage production projects.
  • Develop presentations, manage production, and enhance social media presence.
  • Handle press inquiries, organise interviews, and prepare interviewees.
  • Implement timely communication strategies for ISDA initiatives.
  • Collaborate internally, write articles/opinion pieces, and prepare various materials.
  • Research industry trends/opinions, maintain strong industry knowledge base, working closely with subject matter experts and key spokespeople internally.
  • Build internal and external relationships.
  • Assist in writing/editing research papers and oversee design process.
  • Attend industry events for networking and contact development.

The Successful Applicant

  • An experienced communicator, with previous experience in journalism or media.
  • Understanding of thought leadership and wider content relating to the capital markets/financial services space demonstrated within either current or previous roles.
  • Ability to work closely and collaborate with a wider team, contributing to strategy and knowledge sharing.
  • Strong writing skills and the capability to write engaging and understandable content about technical subject matter.
  • A holistic understanding of the communications and content mix across multiple platforms.
  • Able to manage deadlines and individual projects, and to work proactively to oversee wider organisational goals.

What's on Offer

  • 25 days annual leave (not including bank holiday) & additional Christmas leave on top.
  • Discretionary bonus of up to 10%.
  • 10% non-contributory pension.
  • Private medical option.
  • Additional perks including (& not limited to) cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, discounts, fresh fruit every day.
Alexander Farrell
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+44 207 269 2194

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
Not For Profit
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Consultant name
Alexander Farrell
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2194
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