External Communications Manager

London Permanent £55,000 - £70,000 per year
  • A chance to join a top ten professional services firm
  • Offering a competitive salary and great career development opportunities

About Our Client

My client is a top ten professional services firm, offering accounting, tax, and advisory services to clients in over 90 countries and territories globally.

Job Description

Key responsibilities of this External Communications Manager position:

  • Organise and supervise the schedule of PR agencies, and contribute to strategic conversations on enhancing our agency model throughout the UK.
  • Formulate a regional PR strategy to complement national initiatives.
  • Collaborate closely with sector marketing teams to integrate external communications with marketing efforts.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for media inquiries within the firm, cultivating strong relationships with key journalists and demonstrating sound judgement and instincts.
  • Proactively identify media opportunities and devise content concepts for commentary topics and campaigns.
  • Manage our media training program, ensuring that our spokespeople are well-prepared and briefed prior to engaging with the media.
  • Supervise and participate in the development of entries for crucial awards and surveys.
  • Evaluate and enhance various external communication materials, such as press releases, articles, and social media posts.
  • Establish a reputation as a reliable and proficient advisor to the firm's leadership on external communications and engagement.

The Successful Applicant

Key requirements of this External Communications Manager position:

  • Previous experience in a dynamic press office setting (in-house or agency) preferred, with a bonus for familiarity with professional services firms' operations.
  • Displays proactive, motivated, and enthusiastic characteristics, actively contributing energy and maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Proficient in managing ambiguous situations and adept at setting clear expectations regarding deliverables and timelines.
  • Demonstrates accountability, visibility, and a willingness to take personal responsibility.

What's on Offer

If you are a motivated and ambitious communications professional seeking an exciting opportunity with a top ten professional services firm in London, click apply today!

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

Contact
Louis Dasseville-Fryatt
Quote job ref
JN-102023-6216520
Phone number
+44 207 776 5933

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Subsector
Professional Services
Sector
Business Services
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Louis Dasseville-Fryatt
Consultant phone
+44 207 776 5933
Job reference
JN-102023-6216520