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PR and Comms Executive

PR and Comms Executive

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Kim Partridge

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Start date:

    June 2024

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Communications Officer - 6 month temporary contract


£24,000 - £26,000 per annum

Are you someone in a press/comms based role and looking for the next step in your career? Do you thrive in a diverse and creative press/comms-based environment? Are you immediately available and open to a fixed term contract?

If so then I'd like to hear from you asap!

Yolk Recruitment are currently working exclusively with a prestigious Welsh organisation in the Arts sector to hire a Communications Officer. You'll be friendly, articulate, and enjoy working in a busy communications based role!

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Overseeing media strategies including arranging and coordinating press nights, events and media interviews, and drafting and issuing press releases.
  • Acting as a point-of-contact for internal stakeholders, visiting organisations and co-producers in relation to assigned PR and media activity.
  • Regularly assessing and updating media contacts in tandem with the evolving nature of press and PR platforms.
  • Ensuring the organisation is extending reach and reputation through digital-first platforms and connecting with a diverse pool of contacts at a national and local level.
  • Acting as the first point of contact for external media enquiries, including helping to manage requests for filming and photography on our site in line with company policies
  • Assisting the Communications Manager in running of events and press nights.

The skills and experience you'll bring to the team:

  • You'll be an excellent relationship manager who possesses the ability to put others at ease.
  • Although Welsh language skills are not essential for this role, the ability to communicate in Welsh would be an advantage.
  • You'll be highly organised and capable of managing multiple projects when necessary.
  • You'll have a genuine interest in Musical Theatre and the Arts.
  • You'll be comfortable in committing to a temporary role

The excellent benefits you'll receive in return:

  • 35 hour working week with flexibility around start and finish times
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy/sell days
  • Flexible/hybrid working options (preferably 3 office/2 from home - with requirement for flexibility to work around events/press meetings etc.)
  • Free tickets to events

Are you up for the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Kim Partridge at Yolk Recruitment.
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