Edelman is the world's largest independent communications marketing agency with 4,500+ professionals across 65 offices worldwide. Since it was founded in 1952 it remains independent and family-owned. The London office boasts more than 550 people with specialist practices including consumer brand, research, corporate reputation, public affairs, healthcare, technology and digital.
Smithfield is Edelman's London based specialist capital market and financial services communications consultancy. As part of Edelman, we enjoy the reach, expertise and resources of the world's largest communications marketing firm.
Smithfield advises listed and private companies on investor communications and provides support on transactions including cross-border and domestic M&A and restructuring as well as IPOs and other capital raisings. We work with UK and international companies, of all sizes, across all sectors of the market.
We also specialise in the Financial Services sector advising asset managers, banks, insurers and professional services firms, helping them build and protect their reputations.
Our consultants have backgrounds in business, investment banking, capital markets, investor relations and the media.
Smithfield is currently looking to hire an Account Manager with specific Capital Markets experience.
The successful candidate will be a highly ambitious, proactive and motivated individual with in-house Investor Relations or corporate broking experience, able to support day-to-day management of large to mid-sized accounts. In particular, the role requires a candidate with analytical and strong writing skills and to be able to apply their knowledge of the capital markets in an advisory capacity to a wide range of clients.
The successful candidate will work with the two Investor Relations leads in Smithfield's capital markets communication team.
Skills / Experience required:
Enthusiastic team player
Hard working with meticulous attention to detail
Excellent written, numerical and analytical skills
A demonstrable interest in and knowledge of, business and current affairs
An extensive understanding of financial information and the ability to communicate financial data to a variety of audiences
Expertise in capital markets
Excellent knowledge of best practice in investor relations
Analysis and communication skills
Superior communicator, able to influence and persuade verbally and in writing
Team and account management
Is an effective team player
Delivers a constructive working environment
Acts responsibly and with integrity
Supports the formulation and implementation of strategic financial communications plans
Supports and delivers Smithfield and client projects
Leads by example, meeting the values and approach of Smithfield to help the business attain its strategic goals