Financial Media Relations & Marketing Communications Specialist (mid-level)

The Lowe Group

The Lowe Group is a financial communications agency based in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Our clients include asset managers; capital markets and private equity participants; wealth managers; and professional services and technology providers. We provide broad-based communications services including media relations, content development, social media and marketing support.

A role with us might be a fit if you… 

  • find finance and economics interesting, as part of a broad-based intellectual curiosity.
  • have ties to the Milwaukee, Wis., area.
  • have a strong “figure things out” mentality.
  • are comfortable working in a quiet office environment, largely with experienced, senior-level colleagues.
  • want to be a PR generalist, working across media, content development, social media and marketing support.
  • like to roll up your sleeves and do whatever nitty-gritty work is needed to achieve outcomes for clients.
  • are enthused about figuring out how to do things efficiently and effectively.
  • see value in tracking your time, not only to support client management but also as a tool for self-improvement.
  • excel in self-starting, such as by receiving a task request, framing it up and then asking specific questions for additional guidance as needed.
  • are equally adept at communicating internally through conversation email, IM and collaboration software.

Position Details

Financial Media Relations & Marketing Communications Specialist (mid-level)
Southeast Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, WI

Financial industry experience required. The Lowe Group, a financial communications agency, has an opportunity for a mid-level professional who will support client leads across the range of our services, including media relations, content development, social media and marketing support. We seek a full-time person but will also consider candidates who would prefer slightly less than full time or a flexible schedule.

The primary responsibilities of this position are (1) to work closely with client relationship managers and clients to achieve outstanding client outcomes in media, social media and marketing/website areas and (2) to coordinate task management and planning across assigned clients. Additionally, this position will contribute to content development.



  • Conduct or assist with pitches to media
  • Draft and distribute news releases
  • Identify and research media contacts relevant to each client’s audience
  • Build media relationships
  • Identify best platform/approach for each news release
  • Report on results of news releases and other media outreach

Social media

  • Conduct social media audits and assist with the creation of social media plans for clients
  • Plan and execute campaigns
  • Draft social media content on behalf of clients and for The Lowe Group
  • Monitor/assess social media outcomes and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Schedule and track social media activity using social media tools such as Hootsuite


  • Create and revise client marketing materials
  • Conduct Google Analytics and other website reviews
  • Update client websites and support client website development in WordPress
  • Advise clients on marketing strategy and tactics, including digital

Client service coordination and planning

  • Assist client relationship leaders with project planning, agenda creation, reporting and other areas
  • Work with client relationship leaders and other team members to assure timely and successful completion of client tasks; complete follow-up items and client tasks in a timely manner
  • Monitor news and identify important opportunities and challenges relevant to clients
  • Perform competitive research and audits
  • Maintain effective communication and working relationships with all team members


  • Research and write financial services-specific content such as articles and blog posts, backgrounders, feature stories, case studies, bios, website copy, policy statements and other corporate communications

Financial industry experience required.

  • A minimum three years of experience in financial services. Experience in wealth management, asset management, M&A, sustainable investments, financial technology or alternative investments is strongly preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex financial information demonstrated through college coursework or professional business writing
  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in business, economics, communications or journalism is preferred. In lieu of coursework in business or economics, a working knowledge and interest in the financial services industry is acceptable. A master’s degree is helpful.
  • Website experience, ideally including familiarity with WordPress
  • Work-related experience with social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter, including drafting professional posts and tracking analytics is desired
  • Proficiency using Microsoft applications including Word and Excel
  • The ability to work independently with attention to detail
  • The ability to learn and use online productivity and collaboration tools
  • The ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills

Compensation includes salary plus bonus potential, which can materially increase total compensation, as well as a competitive set of benefits, including health insurance and a 401(k) plan and company matching program.

  • A collegial and professional work environment with a strong team emphasis and one-on-one mentoring
  • Opportunity to grow and build your skills
  • Convenient Wauwatosa location 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee
  • Work-life balance
  • Several company-sponsored events each year
  • Full benefits, including medical coverage, retirement savings plan, paid time off and more

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