Communications Executive

Communications Executive

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £13 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sasha Woods

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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To seek opportunities across a range of media to raise the profile and corporate image of our cleint, both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To play a key role in promoting and managing our clients reputation and raise its profile through multiple communication channels.
  • To be the first point of contact for all media enquiries.
  • To draft press releases for local press and industry publications in a timely manner to optimise impact and maximise opportunities.
  • To monitor media activity on a daily basis and respond accordingly.
  • To investigate and escalate potential reputational damage drafting proposed responses to minimise risk.
  • To attend and manage coverage of a range of events providing news story coverage including photos and video, distributing to relevant channels in a timely manner to maximise impact.
  • To develop communication plans that align with the overarching marketing plan and digital marketing strategy.
  • To ensure crisis management plans are in place and Management spokespeople are suitably media trained.
  • To write compelling and engaging copy for a broad audience such as young people, parents/guardians and multiple industry sectors.
  • To proactively seek stakeholder engagement and development of relationships, both internally and externally to maximise opportunities.
  • To carry out research to develop interesting content to leverage marketing messages.
  • To act as a brand ambassador ensuring consistent messaging throughout all communications.
  • To proactively seek engagement from internal departments and identify promotional opportunities in order to support the development of key curriculum areas.
  • To manage the scheduling and creation of internal communication messages and assets.
  • To ensure all copy is suitable for multi purposing and optimised for web.
  • To work with the Director to manage, review, amend and approve course information leaflets.
  • To establish and maintain regular communications with all stakeholders.
  • To maintain an up to date knowledge and share best practice of new and innovative ways marketing can reach all stakeholders.
  • To ensure consent is obtained and stored appropriately and accurately.
  • To ensure content is compliant with legislation, such as GDPR, WLS and PECR.
  • To develop and report monthly on communication activity, effectiveness and impact