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External Communications Associate - Remote - 2985

Location : New York / Remote
Job Type : Permanent Placement
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Bachelorís degree required
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Banking - Financial Services
Job Category : Marketing

Job Description :

We are seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative, and driven External Communications Associate to join our growing Marketing team! This role will work closely with the Senior Vice President of Communications and our Chief Marketing Officer to support and drive key communications initiatives across the firm.  This role will focus on external PR and communication strategies that will help enable sales and drive revenue. You will promote and protect the companies reputation as the leading financial product platform for the modern wealth manager through strategic and effective external communications while building strong relationships with leaders across the firm and industry to highlight the company. The ideal candidate is a strong self-starter with high attention to detail and a demonstrated track record for external communications strategy and media relations. our highly talented firm with opportunities to further expand and develop both personally and professionally.




Blend360 is an award-winning finance and marketing consulting firm and provides services to some of the world’s best known and most respected organizations. We're a people company and have supported thousands of talented individuals on their career journey over the last 20 years. If you're looking for an exciting new project or position supporting a great organization, the team at Blend360 is committed to your success.  


 


The position can be remote or Hybrid / remote in NYC


 


The company is building the first truly open marketplace for alternative investments, where financial advisors and asset managers engage and transact directly on a massive scale. They provide financial advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real estate, digital assets, and structured notes; thus, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and/or withstand ever-changing markets. Additionally, they provide an industry leading learning system that helps advisors learn faster, remember longer, and improve client outcomes. 


 


Required Qualifications :

 


Responsibilities



  • Develop a deep understanding of all things company related, and develop strong relationships with leaders and colleagues across the firm to support their key internal communications initiatives

  • Partner with Senior Vice President of Communications, and leaders across the firm to create, plan, manage, and execute on the firm’s external communications and media relations strategy

  • Write an array of content that covers strategic business initiatives

  • Build relationships and rapport with industry partners including, but not limited to, media partners, journalists, thought-leaders, and other industry partners

  • Partner with leaders to draft and edit messages from concept through execution; including but not limited to supporting: executive messages and talking points for external events and speaking engagements

  • Collaborate with wider marketing team to deliver key messages in an engaging manner

  • Collaborate with CAIS Marketing Team to track and report on external communication and media relations initiatives

  • Work on multiple, time-sensitive communications projects from beginning to end

  • Proofread and edit a broad range of marketing and communications content, ensuring consistent voice and highest standards of excellence

  • Work with Legal and Compliance to ensure all circulated internal content has been approved and have the appropriate disclaimers

  • Identify and recommend creative and innovative ideas to support successful delivery of goals


Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or a relevant field

  • 3+ years of experience in marketing or communications within Financial Services required

  • Excellent communicator with strong writing and verbal skills, editing and proofreading skills, and a strong command of editorial standards

  • Impeccable attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Strong functional proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint required

  • Prior knowledge of sectors like wealth and asset management, finance, risk, insurance, corporate strategy, strategic IT (digital, AI, machine learning, etc.), would be considered a plus



A diverse workforce is a strong workforce



To deliver growth at BLEND360 and for our clients, we believe as a Talent Solutions Company, we have a responsibility and unique opportunity to positively impact the workforce. Diversity has played a critical role in our history, our growth, and continues to have a profound impact on our success.  We are determined to have equality in the workplace, within our team and as an extension of our clients’ team. 


This is not the work of the moment, this requires continued learning and purposeful actions.  We are investing resources to understand and improve the sourcing, selection and retention of the talent we hire, and ultimately the workforce we provide our clients. We will communicate our journey in the spirit of transparency and shared learning.


 


We understand the Confidence Gap and Imposter Syndrome are real.  We still want to hear from you.




BLEND360 is an equal opportunity employer


 



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