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Morgan Stanley Public Relations Professional - Investment Management in Boston, Massachusetts


Responsible for the execution of public relations plans, media engagement as well as internal communications and corporate communication activities supporting Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s strategic objectives for its asset management business.


Morgan Stanley’s Corporate Communications team is seeking a public relations professional responsible for the execution of media relations and corporate communication activities for Morgan Stanley Investment Management to advance strategic business objectives. The dynamic professional will be responsible for managing proactive and reactive press inquiries, working with business partners to develop integrated communication campaigns and serving as the day-to-day press contact for the investment management business. The candidate will focus on our Environmental Social Governance (ESG) business and ensure communication and media activities are coordinated across business lines. The professional will also serve as project manager for internal communications programs including drafting, managing and sending emails for corporate executives and business partners, contributing to and editing newsletters, organizing employee content on internal Intranet pages. The professional will manage the details of media events and other senior leadership internal updates. This position is part of the Morgan Stanley corporate communication team and will ensure the investment management communication activities are aligned with Firm objectives.

Responsibilities:The professional will be responsible for interacting with reporters and senior leaders to manage press inquiries and drafting press releases and media advisories to promote our investment expertise. The individual will manage the review and approval process for media interactions and finalize and issue press releases via Business Wire. The individual will be responsible for tracking, monitoring and organizing media coverage for weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as part of the media relations team. The individual will facilitate broadcast, print and online media interviews and manage all logistics to ensure a seamless spokesperson experience and promote positive outcomes. In addition to media relations, the successful candidate will manage executive speaking engagements, coordinate with PR agencies and contribute to thought leadership development and promotion. The professional will partner with the marketing organization to support the launch, management and facilitation of marketing campaigns and special projects. The associate will work across business lines to highlight business success stories across the firm and create greater awareness of firm initiatives within the investment management division.

The Firm seeks a candidate with a minimum of four years of experience in media relations or related area, preferably with a focus on the financial services sector. The position requires strong writing and editing skills, a high degree of familiarity with media outlets and reporters that focus on the asset management industry, effective organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work well under short-term deadlines. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a team making informed decisions in a matrix, fast-paced organization and be comfortable with independent projects.

Job: *Communications

Title: *Public Relations Professional - Investment Management *

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: 3205043