A leading international Financial Communications Agency are looking for an Associate to join their Financial Services team based in London. Salary is up to £50K plus benefits and bonus.

Responsibilities:
- Working with banking, insurance and private equity clients, creating content for financial communications collaterals e.g. presentations, press releases, scripts and key messages).
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with clients, press and investment analysts - media and investor relations, managing client accounts and studying buy and sell-side perception.
- Contributing to business development activities including proposal and presentation development and being present at pitch meetings.

Requirements:
- Educated to degree level or MBA or equivalent.
- Good understanding of business and how the financial community operates, current affairs (e.g. developments in digital and social media) and investor relations experience would be very beneficial.
- Relevant industry experience for example in PR, private equity or banking.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with high attention to detail.
- Self-motivated, creative and proactive.

For more information please contact Alice Simpson - a.simpson@austinandrew.co.uk / 02038575220