Media Relations / Communications Specialist for Francophone Markets (CH-FR, FR, BE)

A career at the Lombard Odier Group is something to be proud of. Our mission is to protect and grow our clients’ wealth - but not by any means necessary.

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do and we treat our clients’ wealth as if it were our own. We protect our clients’ assets for the long-term using expertise and innovation, all underpinned by our Rethink Everything philosophy.

Our colleagues are the foundation of our success. We employ people at different life stages, from graduates to executive level leaders.

The one thing they all have in common is that they seek to challenge the status quo, are imaginative and have the ability to offer a fresh perspective.

Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd in Geneva is looking for a candidate to fulfil the following mission statement :

Media Relations / Communications Specialist for Francophone Markets (CH-FR, FR, BE)


  • Management of press relations, particularly in French-speaking Switzerland, France and Belgium : handling requests, writing and distributing media releases, organizing, preparing and following up interviews, media coverage of certain events, etc.
  • Coordination and management of international PR agencies : establishment of annual PR action plans, proposal, writing and distribution of content, organization of interviews and press events, definition of objectives and measures to evaluate the results of agencies;
  • Promotion of the House's expertise : identification of themes, creation of content and dissemination of views;
  • Journalistic monitoring : news monitoring, social media monitoring and defense of the Bank's reputation on the internet - back up of the daily press review;
  • Preparation and management of the media activity of certain projects : publication of results and partnerships for example;
  • Support to the Head of External Communications during crisis communications; with managing media activities and external engagement of Managing Partners, designing regional comms strategies, managing specific projects;
  • Driving thought leadership PR campaigns around sustainability, innovation & technology and investment capabilites.

  • University degree, preferably in economics, degree in communications;
  • At least 5 years of experience in media, press relations and writing, or similar;
  • Professional experience in an agency / journalism or in the financial and private banking environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape, particularly of economic and financial journalists, and a strong network in French-speaking Switzerland, with France and Belgium a plus;
  • Excellent writing skills in French to produce press releases and press kits; Ease of contact and good negotiation skills;
  • Organized, autonomous and dynamic person, used to managing pressure, while knowing how to work within a team;
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of German; Spanish is an asset;
  • Excellent command of the usual computer programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Residence in Switzerland.
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    If you recognise yourself in this description, then please do apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Schon seit 05.05.2021

    Geschlossen 13.08.2021


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