Communications Assistant will provide comprehensive communications support to Gentoo. This will include:
• Develop and deliver communications and marketing plans to promote Gentoo’s projects, products and services to its key stakeholders.
•Write content for Gentoo’s website, press and editorial activity, social media channels, printed materials (including posters, leaflets and annual reports) and internal communications platforms.
•Produce photography and video to support the delivery of communications and marketing campaigns.
•Identify relevant news stories and editorial opportunities, draft and issue press releases, and monitor and report on the coverage of stories.
•Assist with and record media enquiries and their outcomes.
•Ensure the Group’s brand guidelines are applied to all communications and marketing products.
•Plan and deliver daily content for the Group’s social media channels, and support strategies to increase followers and engagement.
•Produce monthly key performance indicators to monitor media, social media, internal communications and website activity.
•Develop effective relationships with key journalists, stakeholders and opinion formers.
•Liaise effectively with all relevant external agencies, partners and contractors.
•Ensure all communications materials are displayed and distributed appropriately.
•Assist with the running of any Gentoo events.
•Assist in the submission of awards entries and the coordination of any sponsorship and hospitality opportunities.
•Support the development and delivery of the Group’s brand and communications strategy.
•Provide general support to the team, including setting up and maintaining filing systems, processing invoices, and organising meetings and hospitality.
What we are looking for
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy communications and marketing team, and knowledge of communications principles, tools and techniques. They will be great at planning ahead, managing their time and delivering to deadlines.
They will be confident working across press, social media, website and print, and be able to recognise and deliver opportunities for positive, engaging content on all of our channels.
They will be proactive in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and able to identify opportunities for positive publicity that build Gentoo’s brand and reputation.
We are looking for someone who can deliver projects independently but also work as part of a team with shared objectives and strategic goals.
To apply for this job please visit www.gentoopeople.com.