Communications Assistant

  • DOE
  • Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent
  • Knight Optical (U.k) Limited

An exciting opportunity to work in a fast-growing company based in the UK with an established US office.The Communications Assistant will provide administrative support to our Marketing and Sales teams. Editing and writing company materials as well as performance reports will be the main focus of your remit alongside marketing support when needed.

Excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail are essential. You will need to have the ability to develop strong social media profiles alongside customer satisfaction feedback and you will be expected to ensure clear communications of our company’s message across all internal and external channels.

Responsibilities

• Help implement communications strategies

• Provide administrative support to programs and internal teams

• Draft and edit communications copy (e.g. press releases, publications, social media posts)

• Assist in maintaining web content and executing social media strategies

• Write and distribute press releases / blogs (social/web)

• Update databases and media lists

• Manage and update all external directories / suppliers

• Track projects and social/media exposure

• Facilitate effective internal communications (staff newsletter/ perception surveys)

• Co-ordinate and distribute external communications (customers)

• Prepare presentations and reports

Requirements

• Proven experience as a Communications Assistant, Communication Specialist or similar role

• Understanding of media relations and digital media strategies

• Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign) and content management systems is a plus

• Solid editing and researching skills

• Excellent communication abilities (oral and written)

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