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Communications Assistant

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by Stopgap

London, London United Kingdom
Legal
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Communications Assistant needed for an immediate start to help a busy press office / media relations team. Duties include media monitoring and evaluation, newsletter generation, organisation of press and influencer trips and media centre operation.

Communications Assistant - 3 Month Contract - £20,000-£23,000 - London

The role is London Bridge based and would suit a recent graduate with experience in PR / Media Relations / Journalism.

You will be working for the official promotional organisation for a major city in the UK. The company attracts and delivers value to overseas business, event organisers, students and visitors. They are a not-for-profit public private partnership, funded by government and a network of commercial partners.

You will:
- provide support across all communications activities
- be responsible for general communications activities including responding to media enquiries and compiling press packs
- monitor media coverage and help compile regular analysis reports
- manage media databases and develop / update contact lists
- assist the team in pitching media campaigns and stories to international journalists
- support the Head of Communications and all Communications Managers to ensure efficient running of press office functions
- assist communications executive with newsletters
- undertake research to assist with the development and implementation of team projects and campaigns, as required
- help maintain relationships with key external agencies and stakeholders
- help maintain relationships with key internal departments
- organise and facilitate press and influencer trips as required
- support the organisation of media events and press conferences

You MUST HAVE:
- experience in a busy press office / media relations team, or journalism
- a knowledge and understanding of the international media environment
- the ability to build a network of media contacts
- experience of building effective relationships at all levels and managing complex stakeholders
- strong reporting and database management skills
- digital skills, including an understanding of social media platforms

Apply now!

Communications Assistant - 3 Month Contract - £20,000-£23,000 - London

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