PR Assistant

The Candidate:

-Ideally have 6 to 12 months experience in a PR Agency or In-House PR Role
-Experience: PR experience in a similar or associated sector
-Third level graduate, with Post Graduate in PR /Communications would be beneficial but not mandatory

Roles & Responsibilities:

The role requires to be a talented, enthusiastic and pro-active Intern whose, principal accountability is to provide support in ensuring the smooth running of day-to-day business/press office

Day-to-day the role involves:
*Management of press and influencer list updates, support with the identifying new targets
*Monitoring influencer results, as well as, traditional media, ezines and TV for brand coverage and key competitor activity.
*Reporting responsibility - creation of a weekly brand report, and regular sharing of measurement metrics (Print/Ezine: media evaluations, Influencer Engagement: engagement/views and activated influencers)
*Handling press product mailouts & creative mailer send outs
*Assist the in-house team with day-to-day press activity, media event planning activities etc
*Logistics responsibility - liaison with and ordering and securing product from distribution centres managing a stock and budget tracker re same
*Administration- ordering and managing stock levels of stationary, responsible for organising post, taxis and couriers, supplier engagement and payment management.
*Press Trip Organisation - flights and accommodation any requirements during the trip to include car and taxi transfers. Main point of contact for 3rd party suppliers for all said trips
*Ensure we have strong presence across Beauty Awards, Editorial features, exclusives, cover opportunities where possible, working to the Head of Communications for any proactive and reactive requests
*Work closely and collaboratively alongside the Commercial and Trade Marketing teams, developing presentations/media coverage that delivers the best output for the business
*Ensure our Commercial and Trade marketing team members are abreast of PR activities, working closely and in collaboration to ensure we are close to any business needs.
*You would be responsible for your own live projects within the team, once principal accountabilities are all mastered
*Management of company Tools to ensure the above can be carried out - MIM: Influencer Engagement; My Market Insight: Traditional & Ezine reading; Opera/Salsify: Asset source; Netbase: Measure consumer sentiment, Market Place: for Supplier payment management
What are key highlights of this role?
In line with International strategy and working with the Head of Communications & the Communications Assistant, CPD, will support the CPD Division portfolio of brands in Ireland.

*Responsibility gained via the organisation of the day to day running of press office
*Organisation of a pre-series product tracker, offering the opportunity to work with marketing and logistics team members
*Support with ad hoc virtual retailer eventing and media partnerships
*Budget support and responsibility experience in raising and tracking Purchase Order numbers
*Prepare monthly retail social media evaluation reports, along with weekly updates on status of coverage YTD
*Prepare monthly coverage update reports, along with access to L'Oreal media and influencer measurement
*Supporting role in the syndication of product drops to media, influencers and retail social media contacts
*Help to organise virtual press launches, with the Communications & Retail Social Media Manager
*Liaison with suppliers including, but not limited to, printing, couriers and other transportation partners, stationery providers etc.

What key skills are the company looking for?
*Demonstrates entrepreneurship
*Manages Complexity
*Achieves results with integrity
*Acts/Leads with human sensitivity
*Displays sensitivity to the m�tier
*Interacts effectively

What could the company offer me?
*World class training and development
*Excellent benefits including pension, profit share and product discounts and a competitive salary
*Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
*The opportunity to lead change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Emma Dungan