PR Assistant

Department:          Marketing

Reporting to:         PR Manager

Location:              Richmond, London

 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic PR assistant to support the PR team at one of the UK’s most dynamic, fastest growing online businesses.

You’ll be highly ambitious with a strong desire to progress your career coupled with a willingness to learn from those around you. You’re tenacious, quick on the uptake, hard-working and happy to carry out even the smallest of tasks with a cheerful disposition.

Responsibilities

You will gain exposure across all areas of this award-winning business and will form the foundation of a career in PR & Communications. As the PR Assistant you will be supporting  a three-strong team, in there day to day.

  • File all press coverage & circulate to management/our partner community
  • Be the first point of contact for all incoming press office enquiries
  • Handle media requests for products/images (these can number 100 a week during peak periods)
  • Be part of team brainstorming and development of creative campaign ideas
  • Write product press releases/other press materials copy as required.
  • Manage the online press centre/update media briefing materials
  • Support PR attendance at internal/ external meetings
  • Play a key ‘ research’ role developing PR opportunities identified within the business and the wider news agenda.
  • Provide administrative PR support to the PR team

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Efficient and organised
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude

Closing date for applications is Monday 16th December 2013

If you think you can make a difference to our business, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV, with a covering letter, and an indication of the salary you’re looking for, to: careers@notonthehighstreet.com.