Media Relations Manager

Financial Services Organisation requires an experienced media relations professional with track record across both consumer and B2B media relations. 

Working as an in-house agency, you will be responsible for proactive campaigns – going out into the business to find the stories and package up as well as reactive reputation management.

The successful candidate will specifically be responsible for:

  • Defining business requirement and recommending best solution.
  • Work with wider communications team to devise strategy and implementation and ensure measurement and improvements for future campaigns.
  • Responsible for internal client relationship.
  • Develop and maintain journalist relationships.
  • Protect reputation.
  • Work with leadership team to define business priorities.

Candidates must have previous media relations in a corporate setting, be able to build strong stakeholder relationships and seen as a trusted advisor to leadership team.


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.