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PR Assistant

Venatu Consulting Ltd



£24000/annum pension, split of hybrid and office


Posted: 14/01/2022

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Role: PR Assistant

Location: Harrogate

Salary: £24,000 per year

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm- This role will be split between working from the office 1-2 days a week with the other 3-4 days working from home.

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + 1 day extra holiday per year worked up to a maximum of 30 days + company pension which is 3% employee contribution and 5% employer contribution + on-site parking

A fantastic and rare opportunity has arisen for a PR Assistant to join one of Europe's leading online decorative lighting retailers who continue to be at the front of products within the market as well as producing award-winning photography and content for it's customers and media partners. This is a great opportunity for a PR Assistant to join a forward-thinking company who have websites dedicated for the UK, USA, France & Germany along with growing PR activity in every market, they strive to grow their global reach and increase brand authority and diversify coverage across all media types. The company's objective is to become a household name in the homes and the gardens industry and beyond, this is therefore an exciting time and opportunity to join the PR team as they embark on growing the company.

Main Duties:

Manage execution of PR and media relations campaigns
Briefing, writing, proofing, and uploading creative press releases
Act as an ambassador for our brand and products, both externally and internally
Co-ordinate PR calendar across all markets (press releases and launches)
Conducting market research and identifying publicity opportunities
Inform PR strategy with insight emerging industry trends and best practices
Monitoring, reviewing and analysing international coverage to ensure accuracy
Build and maintain long-term relations with media network
Own outreach activity to acquire key media contact and partners
Brainstorm innovative ideas to grow brand reach and increase brand authority
Own and develop PR reporting
Co-ordinating all PR sample management
Collaborate and communicate internally to maximise PR opportunities
Execute an outreach and relationship building plan for media contact acquisition
Support execution of all PR partnerships including brand partnerships and eventsKey Skills:

1 years previous experience in a PR- related role
Charismatic and confident networker both in person and verbally
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to show initiative and make decisions under pressure
Proficient with Microsoft Office and in particular Microsoft Excel
An understanding of SEO and backlinking
Proven ability in copywriting and editing
Fantastic tram working and internal communication ability
Aptitude in presentation and public speaking
An interest in the brand and products

Personality Profile:

A self-starter with the ability to work on their own
A passionate individual with a flair for creativity
A solution focused approach with the ability to think innovatively
An interest in Homes and Gardens industry would be desirable.If you are interested in this PR Assistant role and have all of the skills and experience, please click apply now and we will be in touch to discuss your experience further. Alternatively, you can call David on (phone number removed).

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