PR & Communications Assistant Manager

  • eToro
  • London, UK
  • 18/05/2022
Full time Forex Fintech Administration Events - Media Public Relations

Job Description

PR & Communications Assistant Manager

About eToro

eToro is a multi-asset investment platform that empowers people to grow their knowledge and wealth as part of a global community of successful investors. eToro was founded with the vision of opening up the global markets so that everyone can trade and invest in a simple and transparent way. Today, we are a global community of more than 23 million registered users who share their investment strategies; and anyone can follow the approaches of those who have been the most successful. Due to the simplicity of the platform users can easily buy, hold and sell assets, monitor their portfolio in real time, and transact whenever they want.

Role overview:

Based in the UK and reporting to the Global PR & Communications Manager, the PR and Communications Assistant Manager will be responsible for helping to grow PR and communications in our international markets, which include Australia, Asia, Middle East and Latin America.

eToro has experienced significant growth over the last 12 months and announced plans to go public later this year. This hire reflects an expansion in eToro’s PR efforts, with a focus on strengthening our current PR activity and growing in more markets.

The hire will play a key role in supporting the team at a crucial time of growth and there is large scope for progression as the idea is that the PR & Communications Assistant Manager will in time become responsible for managing the PR in a number of markets.

The PR & Communications Assistant Manager, will work alongside a growing team that includes the Global Head of PR & Communication, the Global PR & Communications Manager, the European Head of PR & Communications and a PR & Communications Assistant Manager (Europe). We are also hiring a UK PR Manager and a German PR Manager.

Main tasks/responsibilities:

  • Provide key support to the PR managers in a number of markets. This includes:

- assisting with day to day contact with local PR agencies (Asia, Australia and LatAm);

  • supporting the production of weekly, monthly and quarterly updates for the global PR evaluation;
  • drafting communications including press releases, market commentary, positioning statements, Q&As, briefing notes, internal news roundups etc.;
  • working closely with the team on local or global surveys and reports.
  • Press office functions, including:
  • assisting with direct media requests;
  • progressing appropriate opportunities put forward by the the PR agencies or ideas generated in-house;
  • managing the distribution of commentary from our global network of market analysts;
  • coordinating media opportunities for our analysts and spokespeople;
  • assisting with organizing media events and media attendance at events and conferences
  • co-ordinating submissions for awards and surveys.
  • Monitoring and managing eToro’s reputation globally, including:
  • reviewing daily press clippings;
  • monitoring of journalists’ requests;
  • monitoring key debates and identifying story opportunities as well as potential issues;
  • managing eToro’s media centre and keeping this up to date.
  • Acting as a key part of the global PR team, including:
  • contributing to the global PR strategy
  • providing support for all markets as required;
  • supporting coordination of PR activity between local marketing and PR teams and the central teams in Israel and London;
  • helping to promote PR successes and educate on the value of PR within eToro.

Key skills and experience:

  • 2 years plus PR experience (in-house or agency);
  • Native English proficiency; extra languages an advantage;
  • excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  • an understanding of fintech and financial services is preferred;
  • pro-active and solutions driven with a strong sense of responsibility;
  • ability to work in crisis mode and to short deadlines;
  • a strong team player.

Our Benefits:

Highly competitive, market leading salary

25 days annual leave - plus bank holidays

Flexible and Hybrid Working – 1-2 days a week in the office and working remotely the rest of the time

New starter welcome pack – (eToro hoodie, notepad, socks & other swag to welcome you to the family)

£10 (after tax!) added on a your eToro money card every working day – to be used as you like. That’s an extra £2,400 a year in your pocket!

Occasional rewards such as “recharge days” (e.g. 3 extra paid holiday days in 2022) to help with work/life balance

$1000 in trading credits on the day you start – plus ad hoc trading credit rewards as recognition for hitting key targets or successfully referring another great hire (That’s an uncapped $2000 in credits for each referral. Our top referrer has helped us hire 10 colleagues..!)

Contributory Company Pension

$250 self development budget, with scope to increase where suitable

Private Medical Insurance

Income protection & life insurance

Company laptop, plus dual monitors for home working

Regular socials, events and rewards to celebrate our continued growth

Birthday payment of £50 – and an additional £100 winter holiday payment