PR & Communications Associate

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Communications – Senior Associate

We are seeking an experienced and talented communications professional to join our marketing team. You will be responsible for developing and executing our external communications strategies, pitching stories to press and handling reactive queries, while also writing a wide array of content for our internal and external audiences.

Working closely with the communications lead, you will play an integral role in protecting and enhancing the reputation of the business, partnering with leaders from across the business and the broader firm.

If you adapt quickly to change, work well under pressure, and are a team player with the ability to effectively work on your own – this is a fantastic opportunity for those who thrive in a collaborative and dynamic environment and are interested in being challenged.

We work in a hyper-collaborative way, where we value and look for these qualities:

  • A customer-first approach
  • Common sense and simplicity over complexity
  • Decisive and able to move nimbly
  • Celebrate diverse ideas
  • Succeed and fail together as a team

More about Nutmeg

Nutmeg is the UK’s largest truly digital wealth manager, offering clarity and transparency to both seasoned and first-time investors as they seek to achieve their financial goals. Launched in September 2012, Nutmeg now manages over £5.5bn on behalf of over 230,000 clients who have sought the powerful combination of an easy-to-use, adaptable investment service and market-leading human advice.

Nutmeg is a J.P. Morgan company offering investments and digital wealth management services to consumers, complementing Chase’s digital bank in the UK. At a time when people are seeking the closer relationship with money that technology can provide, Nutmeg has a team of over 240 employees; offers award winning stocks and shares ISAs, Junior ISAs and Lifetime ISAs, as well as a personal pensions and general investment accounts; provides financial planning and advice alongside our award winning client services team.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and execute external communications strategies that drive business outcomes
  • Help promote our business to the rest of the firm in coordination with corporate communications and regional communicators
  • Manage communications/PR agency on campaign execution, and measurement
  • Protect and enhance the reputation of the firm – both externally and among employees
  • Handle media queries as part of a small but busy communications team
  • Develop and execute opportunities to tell our story in creative, inspiring ways that resonate with journalists

Key qualifications

  • 5+ years’ professional communications / PR experience – previous retail investment experience preferred
  • BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing or Journalism preferred
  • Strategic thinking, attention to detail and tactical execution skills
  • Strong writing ability; strong editing skills; web knowledge/digital savvy
  • Ability to effectively partner with direct management, team members and other stakeholders
  • Be used to working in an agile and digital-focused environment
  • Be an excellent multi-tasker with exceptional organisational abilities
  • Close attention to detail on events, written work and strategic advice
  • Commitment to maintaining the firm’s high standards related to risk, compliance and the Code of Conduct
  • Strong project manager and multi-tasker, comfortable in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • High level of independence, energy and integrity, demonstrates respect for a diversity of opinions and styles, and accepts accountability and responsibility
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours depending on business needs
  • Must provide writing samples when applying to the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of the financial services industry
  • Experience working in the retail investment sector
  • Strong interest in external comms strategies, implementation, and execution