Communications Assistant

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
13958518/001
Contact
Marcus Deeks
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unique opportunity to join a Global Real Estate company as a Communications Assistant in London.


Client Details

Global leader in Real Estate headquartered in the City of London.


Description

As the Communications Assistant you will be responsible for:

* Updating and maintaining the company intranet - writing and/or editing and posting daily stories and articles about deals, events and news throughout the region. Managing the publishing schedule and approving stories submitted for region-wide publication by EMEA country editors in 16 countries.
* Assisting in the creation and production of various internal communications including corporate and operational news and updates using a variety of channels including film and email.
* Managing the EMEA and UK internal communications dashboard, scheduling internal communications and tracking their progress through draft phase, approvals and delivery.
* Drafting press releases relating to new hires and deals, working with appropriate marketing and business stakeholders across the UK business.
* Assisting in the management and placing of forward features with market publications.
* Collating media coverage reports and highlights (provided daily and monthly by an independent media monitoring and evaluation agency) to support the PR team in sharing media hits with business stakeholders.
* Publishing UK press releases to the company's website.
* Working with the social media manager and PR team on social media posts relating to press releases and sharing company news.


Profile

The successful candidate will have:

* Proven experience of excellent writing capabilities.
* Proven experience of strong administrative skills including managing multiple projects/initiatives at any one time, prioritising and planning.
* Strong interest in communications and specific disciplines such as PR, social media etc.
* Understanding of social media and its role in communications.
* Experience of PR and media relations an advantage but not a pre-requisite.
* Previous experience of working in a corporate environment preferable.
* A 2:1 degree or above - ideally within a written based subject.


Job Offer

Competitive salary circa £25k + excellent benefits on offer to the successful Communications Assistant in London.

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