1284 is hiring! PR & communications assistant job vacancy

George Oliver

May 12


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1284 is recruiting for a PR and Communications Assistant - and offering a benefit package including a PRCA apprenticeship.

It’s a great opportunity to join the team at our award-winning strategic communication consultancy.

The successful candidate will be creating B2B content that gets sent to journalists and published on social media.

In return, they will receive:

  • £22,680pa salary (rising to £24,000pa upon successful completion of a six-month probation period)
  • Flexible hybrid working, across a  Monday-Friday 37.5 hour
  • Level 4 apprenticeship (Higher national Certificate) with PRCA training
  • Modern office space in Loughborough
  • MacBook and iPhone.

As the successful candidate, you will be someone who likes to think for themselves.

George Oliver, 1284 managing director, said: "You’ll be working alongside a small, highly experienced, and widely-networked team.

"We’re looking for a self-starter who wants to learn, and who can be relied upon to do what they say they will do - when it needs to be done."

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The role would suit a college-leaver who can absorb information and wants to fast-track their career.

Alternatively, it be someone who has completed a year or two in university and decided they want to go straight into industry.

"We particularly want to hear from people who know LinkedIn," added George.

"You’ll be managing accounts, learning quickly, and will be in the right environment to do so."

As PR and Communications Assistant, your training will include (but not be restricted to):

  • Developing content and scheduling for publication or distribution, according to agreed communications plans and brand guidelines across print and digital platforms.
  • Contributing to the creation of campaigns and new business proposals.
  • Researching, analysing, and monitoring stakeholders to inform engagement strategies.
  • Monitoring media to keep up to date with current affairs and build knowledge of journalists.
  • Researching, analysing and evaluating client campaigns against key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Sharing content with relevant stakeholders and media, to inform and influence general or targeted audiences.
  • Supporting colleagues with routine administrative, logistical, and time-sensitive tasks.
  • Supporting the planning and delivery of ad hoc engagement activities, such as events.
  • Contributing to team development through sharing of relevant knowledge and skills.
  • Organising and coordinating stakeholder meetings.
  • Contributing to 1284 organisational objectives and key performance indicators.

Move quickly - the closing date is 30 May 2024 and we are expecting a lot of interest.

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