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PR Assistant (12 month)

  • £30000 - £35000 per annum

Central London

£30k-£35k

12 month FTC

We are delighted to be working with the UK's leading trade body for the asset, consumer and motor finance sectors to recruit a PR Assistant - you will be the first point of contact for national and trade media. Their markets are high profile, so some financial PR experience is desirable, as is the ability to confidently deal with inquiries from journalists.

What will my responsibilities be?

  • Prioritising media queries and monitoring social media
  • Publicising the work that the organisation undertakes to improve the business environment for its members
  • Anticipating media queries and preparing Q&A
  • Arranging media briefings and preparing spokespeople
  • Drafting the press releases to accompany the publication of monthly market statistics
  • Assisting in the preparation of copy for corporate documents or trade journals
  • Office admin to ensure the smooth running of the press operation

What key skills would I need?

  • Experience of financial PR
  • Drafting skills, and awareness of differing tones for differing audiences
  • Ability to prioritise and plan, and use own initiative to cope with competing deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Some knowledge of Gorkana
  • Knowledge of Windows suite of applications

If you feel I have the relevant skills and experience please apply today!

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