This is our direct client opening for Senior Media Relations Associate, NYC, NY. This is Full Time Position.
Primary responsibilities will include the management of media relations and the shaping and implementation of communications efforts on behalf of the firm. You’ll work closely with senior members of the External Communications team to promote the firm’s range of investment capabilities and talented staff while protecting its brand and reputation.
You’ll help conceive, plan, and execute communications campaigns around major initiatives, including thought leadership; build and maintain relationships with business and financial journalists; and help enhance our firm’s public profile, including conferences, speaking opportunities, and industry awards. You’ll also be responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining external communications materials and platforms for the firm, including digital content, social media channels, news releases, and media messaging.
Candidates should have an excellent record of academic and professional achievement, and at least five to ten years of relevant experience from either agency or in-house roles in the financial industry (or a mix of both.)
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, excellent analytical skills, and superb organizational abilities are required. A proven track record working on high-profile media relations initiatives and deploying intellectually rich content across traditional and new media platforms will be essential for this role.
An ambitious, creative, and exceptionally detail-oriented person who thrives in a rigorous and collaborative environment and is eager to bring a hands-on approach to executing projects from start to finish will be successful in this role.