CHM Recruit

PR and Editorial Assistant

CHM Recruit
£18,000 - £24,000 per annum
24 Oct 2017
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
PR Assistant

Our client is an education charity that puts film at the heart of children and young people’s educational, cultural and personal development.  Over half of UK schools engage with their programme of film clubs, special cinema screenings, and resources and training to support classroom teaching.  Alongside rich online content for young audiences, this provides 5-19 year olds with inspiring opportunities to learn about and with film, and develop a passion for cinema.

PR and Editorial Assistant
Full time (35hrs/week)
Based: London 
Salary: £18,000 - £24,000 per annum

Role Summary

The PR and Editorial Assistant assists the Senior PR and Editorial Officer in managing the Press Office. This includes managing the monitoring and reporting on all press coverage managing freelance and agency support to maximise all opportunities for generating coverage, highlighting good press opportunities, writing and sending press releases, managing journalist and key influencer contacts as well as supporting with managing systems and photography for the organisation. The PR and Editorial Assistant is required to write effective editorial content for the organisation's website, planning and creating engaging, SEO-optimised copy as well as commissioning other writers to write for the charity both internally as well as external contacts.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of PR and Press office admin duties.
  • Experience of developing and managing PR campaigns and working with media to secure media coverage.
  • A track record in generating arts-related coverage, ideally for a third sector organisation. 
  • A good understanding of how media coverage is secured across print and online outlets and a creative/forward-thinking approach to pitching stories.
  • An understanding of the education market and how teachers can use film (and the arts more broadly) to meet their teaching and learning objectives.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 20th November 2017, with interviews anticipated to be held between 27th and 30th November


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Please note that the employer will only consider their own application forms. CVs or email applications will not be considered.

The successful applicant will need to complete an enhanced DBS check, which will be arranged by the employer.

No agencies please.

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