Advantage XPO Luton, UK
This exciting opportunity for a Press Office Assistant is now available for this leading E-commerce business in Luton. The Press Office Assistant role reports to the Senior UK PR Manager working as part of the wider communications department. The role will include reactively answering press office enquires, managing specific issues, assist in writing and issuing press releases and managing the online press office and press officer twitter account. Your specific duties will include but are not limited to; Be the first point of contact for media enquiries both via the Press Office email and phone line Provide vital administrative support to the UK and European Press Office Comms team including successful processing of press travel requests, assistance with PR launches and management of Communications Diary Drafting press releases, statements and lines to take as required Arrange press launches as required including photo opportunities Sell positive media stories into the media to secure good coverage Management of central press office duties and administration tasks associated with that Support team on implementing plan in the UK and Europe Handle specific media enquiries working closely with internal stakeholders In order to be considered for this role you will ideally have the following skills and/or experience; Previous experience in a PR or similar role within a large, corporate environment. Proven experience of media communications Good organisational and planning skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal and team working skills Remains calm under pressure with ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines Accuracy and attention to detail; excellent proof reading skills Advantage xPO is in the top 1% of staffing companies in the world. With a truly global footprint. Advantage xPO specialises in recruitment outsourcing. Working with some of the leading employers around the world, Advantage offers global contract and permanent career opportunities across a wide range of industries and sectors. Advantage xPO: services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent work and/or employment business for the supply of contract/temporary work.