Owen Reed are recruiting for a PR & Communications Assistant.
The PR & Communications Assistant must have 12 – 18 months PR, communications or marketing experience in a professional services environment.
The PR & Communications Assistant will report to the PR Manager and working with Senior & Communications Manager. The PR & Communications Assistant will support the delivery of internal and external communications.
Responsibilities of the PR & Communications Assistant
Assisting the PR Manager in growing the PR strategy in line with business development campaigns and initiatives
Drafting and distributing press releases, briefings and Q&A documents for key target national, trade and regional press.
Assist in tracking and reporting on media coverage.
Maintaining and developing media lists.
Attending meetings with teams and partners
Generating news stories and PR hooks
Making regular website updates including content, imagery, SEO and tagging.
Uploading news articles, press releases and profile pages to the website
Writing and publishing posts to social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) to compliment the PR function and ongoing BD campaigns
Recording and promoting podcasts
Creating animation video
Assisting with internal communications e.g. drafting newsletter type articles, intranet content, internal messages, business updates and other ad hoc communications.
Assisting with marketing communications e.g. drafting flyers, brochures, and website copy.
Compiling and formatting text content for design materials and working with the in house design team to ensure all communications (internal and external) are on brand.
Supporting the PR Manager and the Senior & Communications Manager with admin and general activity picking up ad hoc duties as they arise.
Dealing with general enquiries as they arise.
Providing general assistance across the whole team as required.