PR & Communications Advisor

£30000 - £35000 per annum
21 May 2019
18 June 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
As a PR & communications advisor, you will take a lead in developing, promoting and enhancing the profile and media output of the business.

Client Details

Innovative and forward thinking housing association based in Berkshire


* You will work with the business to act as a trusted advisor on PR and communications with customers and colleague * Working with a specialist agency, you will proactively develop and implement a programme of PR activity to raise our media profile, including stories in national, trade and local press, interviews and contact with key politicians and influencers * You will develop and maintain contacts with key stakeholders including politicians and reporters * You will respond to media enquiries and provide the business with an early warning of potential issues * You will provide advice and support to promote key activities and successes, for example new developments * You will oversee the development and implementation of a programme of internal and external communications * You will ensure that we digitise our communications output with a major focus on social media, website copy and the colleague hub (intranet) * You will support marketing activity for the business and especially in relation to shared ownership * You will ensure the design and production of key communication events and physical or digital media including the colleague conference and our strategies and reports * You will support the preparation of the communications budget * You will positively support activities that help promote our new culture and behaviours


* Ability to build relationships with the business and to act as a trusted advisor * Ability to draft effective communications (e.g. press releases, briefing notes for journalists etc.) * Experience in PR or communications * Excellent knowledge of the media and ability to build and maintain relevant contacts (e.g. reporters at inside housing, guardian etc.) * Proactive and with an eye for a good story * Ability to manage complex projects * Excellent written and verbal communications skills * Strong management and coaching skills * Approachable, friendly and with a commitment to delivering a high-quality experience for customers and colleagues * Flexible and works collaboratively * Innovative and embraces change

Job Offer

Desirable benefits package

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