Client Relations - Financial Products
Posted Aug 7, 2018 - Requisition No. 68593
We’re Bloomberg. We sit at the heart of the financial markets, from the largest sell side institutions right through to the two person hedge fund - we’re an integral part of the financial markets workflow in every corner of the world. We provide our users with up to the millisecond market moves and analytics as well as connecting them with their counterparts and the wider community of 325,000 Bloomberg Terminal subscribers.
Bloomberg has a unique position in the market which sees us interact and work with almost every notable organisation through our sales, media, technology and philanthropy programmes. We are now searching for a Head of Client and Event Relations to work alongside our business leads to better connect Bloomberg Financial Products to our broader philanthropy program and to maximise the benefits that the philanthropy group can provide to building high level engagement with business customers.
Based in London, this role will work within Financial Products and will oversee high level client engagement. You will partner across teams, working with sales, marketing, philanthropy, and event production team members, and assist the teams by making sure that the most relevant high level clients attend high profile events of various scale and size. You’ll build relationships across divisions to manage project timelines, build marketing collateral, and support the business’ revenue goals.
We need someone who:
Exhibits strong communication skills, able to talk to different audiences and understand their needs
Is highly collaborative and loves to work closely with people
Can think on their feet, is highly adaptable, and welcomes change as an exciting and inevitable part of the process (more than a hindrance to execution)
Is extremely organized and enjoys juggling multiple projects
Infuses customized, creative, out-of-the-box ideas and solutions for event
Understands the importance of starting small, proving an idea, and then building on that success to scale programs
We’ll trust you to:
Identify and host events that are targeted to the interests of our clients, and will drive awareness of both Bloomberg Financial Products and our Philanthropic work
Partner with the London based sales teams to identify key contacts that we want to build closer relationships with
Identify, curate and maintain contacts based on their specific areas of interest from contemporary art and theatre, through to Sustainable Investing and Climate Change
Collaborate across the wider Bloomberg organisation to gain relevant Financial Products introductions with high value clients visiting the office for media or other event engagements
Monitor the market to ensure that we are growing and maintaining the network
Be responsible for managing relationship with internal clients through effective communication and proposing creative solutions to solve issues
Manage project timelines and deliverables with internal partners. Work with project managers to prioritize multiple/overlapping projects as needed
Manage email campaign calendar, help fulfil email and evite requests, maintain event websites, and execute other tactics across all platforms (TV, social media, radio, print, web) to promote the events and the content coming out of the events
Establish and grow relationships with the Financial Products team, collaborating on ways to provide support for the Terminal business and integrate the Terminal into our events
You need to have
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Solid experience event/experiential planning within a Global company environment, agency or philanthropic organisation.
Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to influence at the highest level both internally and externally
Strong understanding of event marketing and production
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, matrixed, dynamic environment; able to think strategically quickly, judge when you can act autonomously and when you seek input
Excellent project management/organizational skills with an attention to detail
Demonstrates ability to sell work and ideas, while also responding flexibly and positively to feedback
Master multi-tasker able to manage across multiple complex projects with many stakeholders simultaneously against deadlines
If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Open Date - 8th August 2018
Close Date - 7th September 2018