Communications Manager

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  • Discipline:

    Permanent, B2B Communications

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  • Salary:

    £40,000 to £50,000

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Currie

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  • Consultant:

    Elizabeth Currie

A leading trade association representing the investment company industry is looking for a Communications Manager to lead their media relations, in addition to producing content for their social media. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile press office and develop relationships with a broad range of key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage reactive media enquiries and maintain and develop relationships with press and other key industry contacts
  • Help devise public relations and communications campaigns to fit the organisation's strategic goals
  • Create engaging content including press releases, blogs, articles and social media updates
  • Act as an industry spokesperson
  • Support on crisis communications
  • Support the organisation's training and education programme


  • Understanding of the investment company industry and the investment landscape more generally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in a variety of formats
  • Numerate, with the ability to analyse statistical data
  • Strong news sense and ability to spot opportunities
  • Ability to develop relationships with broad range of stakeholders
  • Social media experience


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.