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PR Assistant

Salary £22,000 (with company bonus)
Location London, Vauxhall
Job Type Permanent
Size Under 20
Job overview
This is an exciting opportunity to join a boutique PR agency as a PR Assistant in London. In this role, you will provide creative input for PR campaigns, assist in the coordination of live PR events, draft press releases and much more!

Looking for PR Officer roles, PR Assistant jobs, or PR Executive positions in London? Want to work with big-name clients in the luxury property, interiors, retail and travel sectors? This PR Assistant job in London could be perfect for you - apply today!

Company profile - PR Agency

In this PR Assistant job, you will be joining a boutique PR agency based in the heart of London. Offering services in targeted media relations, copywriting, social media and influencer partnerships, they specialise in the property sector but boast a wide and varied client portfolio. This PR agency is well-renowned for launching a number of start-ups; ranging from organic food to sports accessories. They work with some of the best-known businesses in the UK retail and property sectors - from top-end developers to housing associations and interior designers.

Job Description - Account Executive

In this PR Junior Account Executive position in London, you'll gain exposure to every element of the PR process, including client communication and account management; research; and content creation and management. You'll support the senior team as you learn and develop your PR skills, and gain independence and autonomy to set you up for progression within the agency!

Key responsibilities - PR Assistant

In this PR Assistant job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Split role across PR and digital
  • Drafting press releases, market comments and website copy
  • Generating ideas and providing creative input for PR campaigns
  • Assisting with the coordination of live PR events and property launches
  • Media monitoring, reporting, and collating press cuttings
  • Creating content for and managing social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Strategy planning for social media campaigns
  • Content generation and scheduling
  • Engaging with followers: running competitions and replying to comments and DMs
  • Drafting blog content
  • Keeping abreast of social media trends, tools and new platforms
  • Developing an understanding of the property and interiors sectors – from top-end developers to housing associations and interiors designers
  • Hands on role with lots of client meetings and site visits

Job requirements - PR Assistant

  • A 2.1 from university
  • An enthusiastic graduate with a proven interest in PR
  • Design experience is a plus! (but not essential)
  • Excellent communication skills - you will be working with multiple team members across the agency
  • Previous media-based or creative agency experience is beneficial, but not essential
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to take on a range of tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills, paired with a proactive approach to ensure that all tasks are completed in a time-effective manner
  • An interest in the property sector would be a huge plus
  • Good knowledge of social media

Benefits of the job - PR Assistant

  • A starting salary of £22,000 with excellent opportunities for progression to senior positions
  • Plenty of team socials
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Vibrant office in Vauxhall, with hybrid working opportunities
  • Christmas shutdown on top of paid holiday
  • The opportunity to undergo PRCA/CIPR training courses
  • 1 ‘Personal Hour’ per calendar month
  • Summer hours (June – August) with early finishes
  • Company pension scheme
  • Plenty of support and training from senior members of the team
  • Hands-on training from the company director and senior members of the team, giving you an in-depth insight into the world of PR and the property industry

Looking for Junior PR Executive roles, Graduate PR jobs or Communications opportunities in London? Want to kickstart a career in PR at an award-winning agency? If you’re looking to gain valuable experience in public relations, apply for this PR Assistant job in London today!

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Rachel Forrest
Account Manager