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PR Assistant

Listing ID: 1275476

PR Assistant

Type of Position: Temporary Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Guerlain
Location: Central London, London, UK
Employment Length: 12 month FTC
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: GUER03158
Reporting To: PR Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 3 days

The PR Assistant will assist the PR Team with the day to day running of the Guerlain Press Department.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the PR Manager in achieving the department’s key objectives
  • Support the PR Manager in the organisation of all press/influencer launches and trips
  • Be the key point of contact for all press/influencer requests
  • Handle, fulfil and log all press enquiries quickly and efficiently
  • Daily review on all media platforms (magazines, newspapers, e-zines, blogs, youtube,etc) for coverage and articles of interest
  • Ensure prompt send out of all new launches to the appropriate audience
  • Oversee and update the contact databases on a regular basis
  • Manage all press cuttings in terms of collation, presentation and distribution internally and to the International Team in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Control press product cupboard stock and efficiently order stock for launches and send-outs
  • Update press releases when requested, for e.g. price changes additional shades, discontinued products etc.
  • Day-to-day administrative duties including raising purchase orders, updating reports,
  • Communicate with all team members to ensure thorough understanding of assigned tasks and deadlines.
  • Compile monthly PR evaluation and analysis reports, extracting figures from DMR and Lefty databases
  • Oversee the ordering of pre-series, catalogue stock and corporate materials for print and online press
  • Be beauty industry savvy and constantly be researching for new opportunities to place editorial coverage and build brand awareness for Guerlain
  • Assist on all press/industry events in the UK
  • Compile event and product launch recaps and presentations
  • Work closely with the team to organise and co-ordinate press launch events and be responsible for round-up reports and press and influencer follow-ups
  • Collate all goody bags and assist with gift ordering process for events
  • Ensuring the PR office is presentable at all times and that the sample cupboard is tidy and easy to navigate
  • Manage the collation of all forms of press reports for the PR department to be shared with the wider business
  • Assist the team at all events

 
Key Competencies:

  • A passion for PR and a love of the media (360)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise projects on a day-to-day basis
  • Be reactive to journalists needs
  • Possess acute attention to detail
  • Competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes / Outlook
  • Self-motivated
  • Good team player
  • Flexible and able to work well in a fast paced pressurised environment
  • Eager to learn and willingness to get ‘stuck-in’

Technical Skills:

  • Capability to understand and defend brand DNA
  • Creativity
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Digital Expertise: online magazines and social networks
  • Competent in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Confident presentation skills

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