Communications Assistant

3 days left

£22000 - £27000 per annum + BENEFITS
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Samantha McHarg-Sharp
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Leading not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the elderly is searching for a Communications Assistant to start as soon as possible.

The company:
First and foremost this company is a not-for-profit organisation which means every penny they make is reinvested into their retirement properties and care home, ensuring the best facilities and expert care is on hard for all their customers.

They have an impressive range of services designed to help the elderly maintain their independence whilst staying true to their values - they are the leaders in their sector by far. Providing services to more than 40,000 older people countrywide.

The role:
The purpose of this role is the enhance and protect the reputation both internally and externally for the business with a start date of asap.

You'll be support the business with all external comms, reporting to the comms manager for new developments and as well as writing features, news stories and press releases for national media as well as a detailed business reports for internal use.

You'd be the first point of contact for the press office and manage day-to-day media enquiries as well as helping the business enter awards.

You'll have a passion and interest in the care industry as well as older people's issues - you'll have a fantastic grasp of UK business and politics and should be comfortable in dealing with media relations, digital and social media.

- 2+ years experience
- Experience in dealing with third sector, public sector etc
- Agency of clientside experience
- Media relations specialist - selling in across national, trade, local and regional press
- Developing interesting and insightful content
- Fantastic copywriting skills

The client is paying up to £27k for the right candidate and looking for someone to start asap.

Get in touch with Samantha McHarg-Sharp for more information.

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