Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


AVP Media Relations Manager - 00247929
Primary Location:UK-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:8 Sep 2017 - Ongoing
Job Title -
Media Relations Manager
Corporate Grade -
Location -
 Canary Wharf, London

The Media Relations Manager sits within the Corporate Relations team, which advises senior management on reputation issues, drives proactive reputation- building programmes and manages communications with stakeholders including the media, government, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), communities and colleagues.
Your Role
To support the Head of Group Media Relations in the delivery of Barclays media relations strategy 
Ensure the effective implementation of the Barclays media relations strategy and operational plans, challenging strategy where appropriate
Support the preparation of communications materials and briefings for Group business leaders on a wide range of issues
Identify potential reputational issues that could impact the business and work with appropriate colleagues to minimise impact; planning & delivering practical & effective communications
Developing specific PR campaigns and issues management plans
Develop relationships with other media relevant to Barclays Group, managing the interface with the media and handling requests for information.
Provide exceptional stakeholder support that builds trust in the working relationship, confidence in our expertise and a positive reputation for the wider communications team
Essential Skills
Good understanding and working experience of all media (including social media) and how to influence journalists across all media.
Ability to build strong relationships with key media and other stakeholders
Understanding of the structures and roles across the Barclays Group
Ability to act as media spokesperson on designated issues.
Good understanding of the use and application of communications techniques
Desirable Skills
Knowledge and understanding of financial markets
Understanding of public policy and regulatory environment in which Barclays operates
Media experience in a large corporate body
Relationship management experience at a senior level in a media environment.
About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide

Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Your Application
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.