Our client is a global financial media and information company that is very cutting edge in a fast paced, exciting industry. The company is looking for a Manager of PR for the Americas region.
In a drive to expand the company's presence here in the Americas, the PR Manager will develop and implement all internal and external communications strategy for select markets across the Americas. An emphasis will be made on developing relationships with top financial publications and getting the company name known and quickly thought of as the leader that it is. Promote company products to regional and national media including print, broadcast and on line by staying abreast of breaking news in the industry. Handle survey reports, corporate development releases, new product launches, etc.
Work to identify and develop speaking opportunities, prepare executives and spokespeople for media interviews, manage to the PR reporting and measurement process, provide PR updates.
Reporting to the Global Head of Marketing and PR, the position requires close interaction with a diverse set of key stakeholders and spokespeople throughout the company, including regional, product and executive staff. Interact with PR Managers in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Some international travel.
Experience with the financial services sector, especially M&A, Fixed Equity, Investment Banking and Legal services is required. Experience working with top financial media is a must. Knowledge of Spanish would be very helpful. Ability to quickly grasp the company’s products and industry information and translate these for appropriate audiences is required.
We’re looking for someone creative and self motivated, with strong writing skills and strong media relations skills.