Communications Assistant

Posted 6 March by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Featured

Our client has a vacancy for a talented Communications Assistant to join their dynamic team. The role reports to the Communications Manager and involves supporting the delivery of a range of communications activities to raise the awareness and understanding of services and the client companies that they support. This role demands a range of skills and expertise across owned, earned, shared and paid communications strategies. This is a fixed term contract until the end of December 2018.


  • Contributing to planning and providing tactical support for key activities in the annual schedule, including media liaison, website content management and marketing materials and support for conference and events

  • Capturing and measuring content and messages delivered in media coverage, publications and online

  • Monitoring the interaction with social media campaigns and the traffic to all relevant websites and producing reports on performance targets and goals being achieved

  • Maintaining department records and key stakeholder databases for communications and marketing programmes

  • Administering the budget tracker and supporting the company processes for suppliers to the communications function

  • Helping the business to use the brand guidelines and acting as a brand custodian for client companies

  • Occasionally acting as deputy for Communications Controllers and Communications Officers when necessary.


  • 2 years+ PR/ Comms experience (in house or agency)

  • Passion and up-to-date knowledge about the use of social media and related monitoring tools

  • Passion to tell compelling stories and to produce multi-channel content that engages with the target audience

  • Experience in publishing content for online platforms (eg Umbraco)

  • Comprehensive understanding of best practice within communications and marketing i.e. PR, social media, corporate affairs, internal comms, stakeholder engagement and campaign management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • High standards for themselves and others and has a strong desire to succeed.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 34620771

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