Account Manager – Investment Sector expert for Top Notch Financial and Corporate PR firm - London - West End

£30,000-£35,000 plus excellent bonus - PR & COMMUNICATIONS
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This is a great opportunity for an Account Manager, with a strong knowledge of the investment sector to join a team of experts with an exemplary knowledge of workings of financial markets, the media, governments and regulators.

The firm works with leading companies to support them through the demanding process of communicating their strategy, their goals and their performance to the financial markets and the business media.

The fund management clients’ combined assets under management total over $3 trillion and the team have an unrivalled track record handling communications for some of the world’s finest investment firms Clients include private banks and discretionary wealth managers to hedge funds and some of the biggest names in institutional fund management.

While the client portfolio is hugely impressive the flat structure means that client contact is high and responsibility is given quickly to those who demonstrate the are capable operators.

Responsibilities

  • Account management an impressive array of Financial Services clients: fund managers, investment trusts, private banks, wealth managers, private equity firms and hedge funds
  • Regular networking with investment journalists, helping to secure quality press coverage for clients in national papers and the institutional and retail investment press
  • Regular client contact, often acting as the first port of call and advice giver
  • Mentoring junior team members

Requirements

  • 1-2 years agency experience, or in-house with an investment firm
  • An interest in finance and investment, and a thirst for news and current affairs
  • Detailed financial knowledge is not a prerequisite, but applicants must be numerate and able to write well in English
  • Foreign languages are a bonus but not vital
  • Successful candidates are typically bright, confident, personable and hard working

Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship