Marketing & PR Assistant

Essential Criteria: • Previous experience working within a marketing / PR environment (either for a marketing agency, digital agency or in house).

Location: Gloucester

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday-Friday

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000

Marketing & PR Assistant

Position:               Marketing & PR Assistant

Location:              Twigworth, Gloucestershire

Salary:                  £18K to £22K

Hours:                   Full- time (c.40 hours per week) Mon- Fri

The Aurora Group

The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Due to our continued expansion; we’re currently looking for a Marketing and PR Assistant in Twigworth, Gloucestershire) to support our marketing and PR activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to our Marketing and Communications Manager; your role will be responsible for supporting all the day to day marketing request the team receive from the business such as organising events (e.g. school open days, recruitment fairs) and creating physical and digital marketing materials.

You will be expected to work closely with all our schools, colleges and care homes across the UK to create communications that can be used in local and national PR to raise awareness of the services the group offers and the great work that we do.

To that accord you’ll be expected to develop relationships with the media (TV, Radio, Broadsheets, local community media) and track and measure our success.

The role will give you a great exposure to a wide variety of media channels/outlets and will give you a great opportunity draft press releases, liaise with 3rd parties (such as designers and printers) and play a key role in our marketing strategy.

In addition to managing requests from the business you’ll also play an active role in assisting the Marketing and Communications Manager with monthly reports and newsletters as well as dealing with inbound enquiries, competitor analysis, MI reporting and the raising of purchase orders and new supplier arrangements.

Experience:

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate: 

  • Previous experience working within a marketing / PR environment (either for a marketing agency, digital agency or in house). Experience within the education sector would be fantastic but not essential.
  • Exceptional communication skills (written, oral and inter-personal)
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • The ability to plan, deliver and execute a successful Marketing / PR strategy to drive growth and build the Aurora brand.
  • Excellent attention to detail, creative copy writing skills, proof reading skills, analytical skills and a passion for marketing and PR.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills, a team player and ability to deal with stakeholders at different levels of seniority.
  • Willingness to travel to our various sites as required.

Apply/Enquiries:

If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line, or for more information, please email Stephen.Hughes@the-aurora-group.com  Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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