Freelance PR / Media Relations Manager

Articulate Communications


  • Great opportunity for a passionate, freelance B2B PR/Media guru to join a growing, Sydney based agency team focused on FinTech, financial services and enterprise technology
  • Fun and rapidly expanding client base providing the chance to support clients from all over the world
  • Truly flexible role focused on delivering great results for clients

Articulate Communicationsis a full-service communications firm specializing in the B2B financial services and technology sectors. We are looking for an energetic and experienced media relations guru to join our fast-growing team in Sydney. This is a truly flexible role for someone looking for a long term freelance relationship, initially one to two days a week, with the opportunity to grow as the business does. The right candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team, working closely with colleagues across the agency globally and serving as the day-to-day point person on various accounts. They will be looking to work in a dynamic team, and will value work life balance and company culture, as well as doing great work for clients with a similar ethos.

Basic Qualifications: A minimum of four-five years of relevant experience in public relations, a good understanding of the financial technology/financial services or enterprise technology media landscapes in Australia, with New Zealand and Asia Pacific being a bonus. B2B financial technology/financial services/enterprise technology media relations experience is required for this role.

Preferred Qualifications:The ideal candidate will be strategic, goal-oriented self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment, can manage a range of financial services and technology accounts and can support a fast-growing client base. They work well both in a team and individually and should have a proven track record managing and growing accounts; they desire individual responsibility and accountability; embrace the B2B financial services and technology industries; effectively prioritise multiple time-sensitive tasks; value and cultivate client, media and industry relationships; and demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Some experience working with financial services/financial technology industry analysts would be helpful but is not necessary.

Why Work at Articulate:

Smart, experienced and results-driven, the Articulate team is known for creating and executing proactive, impactful communications programs that build credibility and help our clients achieve their bottom-line objectives. We do this in a friendly, team-oriented environment that fosters collaboration and cross-agency thinking. We are rapidly expanding in Australia and want fun, team-oriented people to help us create a great place to work.

We strive to provide a rewarding and challenging atmosphere where each person feels encouraged to contribute.

To apply, please email a copy of your CV Clare Rhodes at crhodes@articulatecomms.com. 

Duties

  • Generate consistent proactive media, analyst and thought leadership opportunities for clients
  • Draft and direct all written materials including press releases, bylined articles, briefing documents and other client-facing documents
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers, analysts, journalists and editors at key publications
  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact; drive account strategy and execution, metrics measurement and ROI
  • Manage compelling communications plans and program measurement for clients across digital, print and other mediums
  • Capacity to understand assigned accounts and creatively convey this knowledge to the influencer community and account team members
  • Manage and motivate junior account team members and actively guide their career progression
  • Assume basic fiscal responsibility across accounts
  • Develop clear, compelling plans and program measurement presentations and drive staff to execute
  • Deliver exceptional customer service, effectively managing client expectations, deliverables and reporting requirements
  • Participate in new business activities and successfully sell in new programs to existing clients to grow budgets
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