Overview

ROLE PURPOSE

To fill the purpose the individual will be required to work on the development, production and delivery of entire project and work with the broader proposition and account management teams and take the lead on building relationships with the various stakeholders in the industry.

We See Two Key Focus Areas For The Role

  • Team Lead for a team of Execution Specialists delivering on strategic projects and events covering the Financial Services, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance, Risk & Compliance and Sustainable Finance industries.
  • Manage the entire project life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities that delivers our knowledge solutions to key and strategic clients. This includes direct management of projects, and oversight over the team deliverables.

Responsibilities

  • Team leader: managing a team of currently two individuals and management of strategic projects / events supporting propositions, products, or services that are global in scope and span multiple businesses.
  • Special focus is Financial Services, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance, Risk & Compliance and Sustainable Finance
  • Event projects may include large scale conferences, roundtables, and workshops; both physical and virtual in nature.
  • Development, production, and delivery of projects from proposal right up to delivery.
  • Delivering events on time and within budget.
  • Providing leadership, motivation, direction, and support for the team
  • Setting, communicating, and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project.
  • Communicating, maintaining, and developing client relationships.
  • Developing event themes, key messages, concept notes, agendas, and session briefs, in line with client objectives.
  • Researching and suggesting suitable speakers and managing the speaker onboarding and briefing process.
  • Supporting the development of sponsorship packages, identifying benefits and costs for sponsors and managing the onboarding of sponsors.
  • Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently.
  • Managing development, production, and distribution of promotional and collateral materials.
  • Preparing written materials including marketing copy, business communications, reports and presentation scripts.
  • Analysing marketing and communications programs and make recommendations to adjust strategy and tactics to increase effectiveness.
  • Required to coordinate closely with internal teams.
  • Team player, with a flexible attitude and approach.

Skills & Competencies

  • People leadership and management skills
  • Good critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills; excellent attention to detail.
  • Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time frames.
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Always conveys professional attitude
  • Driving results
  • Focusing on customers
  • Collaborating across boundaries, developing strong relationships with other internal departments to ensure all areas are working together and supporting one another towards project delivery.
  • Championing agility and innovation

Professional And Academic Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree holder in Marketing and communication or Business administration. Advanced degree may be preferred.
  • Strong communications skills in English (Arabic is a plus) including proven record of developing written material.
  • Financial background is a plus
  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in marketing and communications, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Work experience in the Islamic finance industry is preferable

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise – and our purpose. You’ll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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About LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

At LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group), we are more than a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data group. We are dedicated partners with a deep commitment to excellence, delivering value for our customers. We’re leaders in data and analytics, risk, collateral and processing solutions, capital formation and trade execution.