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Media Relations Manager

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Oliver Wyman Group

New York City, NY

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Description Position summary We\u2019re looking for an energetic, experienced media strategist to become a part of a globally integrated and aligned marketing and communications team. In this position you will create and execute media strategy and manage media activity across Marsh\u2019s multiple industries, risk practices, subsidiaries, and portfolio businesses in the United States. Our ideal candidate is a creative self-starter with excellent writing skills, and strong journalist relationships, especially with Tier 1 reporters. You possess natural curiosity, an inherent drive to seek out coverage for the company, and an ability to find unique ways to promote news and thought leadership across multiple channels. How you\u2019ll spend your day: In this US-focused role, your responsibilities will include the following activities: Aligning media relations focus and activities with business objectives and sales and growth priorities. Creating and executing media plans that use paid, earned, owned and social media strategies to effectively promote content, brand, and thought leadership. Proactively pitching stories and developing relationships with reporters at key vertical trades and Tier 1 outlets. Writing, editing, and distributing press releases. Preparing colleagues at various levels for media interviews, including broadcast, and other public venues. Vetting external speaking engagement opportunities. Preparing external talking points and key messages. Proactively responding to situations that offer media coverage opportunities. Responding quickly to in-bound press requests. Preparing targeted media distribution lists. Ensuring all media efforts comply with corporate policies, procedures, and process. Who we are: Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today\u2019s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive. What we do: Marsh uses a team approach to address our clients' risk management and insurance needs. Each client relationship is coordinated by a client executive, who draws from our many industry and risk specialties to assemble the resources to analyze, measure, and help manage multiple risks. Why our Marsh culture is special : Marsh is devoted to finding diverse individuals who are committed to the success of our clients and our organization. We know the best way to provide world-class client service is to attract and retain the best talent in our industry. Our goal: to be a magnet for the industry\u2019s best. Working at Marsh means joining a team of diverse professionals across the globe, dedicated to helping clients manage some of the world\u2019s most challenging and complex risks. Our rich history has created a client service culture that is second to none. Our commitments to Diversity & Inclusion as well as Corporate Social Responsibility, including Sustainability, demonstrate our commitment to stand for what is right. The team you\u2019ll join: As part of the Marsh US Marketing and Communications team, you\u2019ll help create innovative approaches to connect with the hearts and minds of our stakeholders\u2014 both external (think clients and prospects) and internal (think people like yourself, as well as leadership). Team members include dynamic internal communications and public relations colleagues; first-rate writers and editors; digital marketing specialists; and exceptional marketers serving our go-to-market industry sectors, our risk practices (think product lines) and our US geographies. You\u2019ll report to the US Media Relations Director and have lots of opportunity to collaborate with other colleagues on our team and across the firm. How you\u2019ll grow: Marsh inspires colleagues at every level. We believe learning at Marsh happens every day through new experiences, unique challenges, and adapting to changes in the market. In addition to traditional learning opportunities such as classroom-based training, you can advance your career through on-the-job career growth and networking. We encourage you to take charge of your career. Qualifications To be considered for this role, there are certain qualifications you\u2019ll have to have. Required: Significant experience working with the press. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to leverage social media to amplify results. Organizational and project management skills \u2014 must be able to juggle a number of projects simultaneously with great attention to detail. Confidence to work with the company\u2019s senior leadership. Ability to demonstrate creative problem solving. Ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Ability to navigate and thrive within a heavily matrixed environment. Preferred: Public Relations agency experience. Experience in B2B financial services space. Education and years of experience: Bachelor\u2019s degree in journalism, PR, communications, marketing or related field. At least 7 years of professional experience Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal. Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http:\/\/\/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority\/Female\/Disability\/Vet\/Sexual Orientation\/Gender Identity employers. Job Marketing and Public Relations US-NY-New YorkMarsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority\/Female\/Disability\/Vet\/Sexual Orientation\/Gender Identity employers.

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Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across nearly 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has about 4,700 professionals around the world who help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC].

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