PR & Communications Assistant (Level 4 Apprenticeship)

We’re looking for an individual to join us as a PR Apprentice. You’ll have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team supporting our varied client base operating in the staffing and talent management sectors. And as part of the apprenticeship scheme you’ll spend 20% of your time on practical training and study and have a one-on-one tutor guiding you through the apprenticeship via the Cambridge Marketing College. The rest of the time will be on-the-job training, learning from our team, and putting your skills into practice.

What we’re looking for

We’re seeking an individual with some PR experience and or a marketing related degree who is eager to advance their career at an agency that is experiencing impressive growth. In addition you’ll be:

  • Interested in news stories and current affairs
  • Digitally competent
  • Excellent communicators
  • Outstanding team players
  • Organised and creative
  • Flexible and able to work under-pressure to deadlines

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Writing and distributing press releases
  • Liaising with and pitching to the press to secure clients press coverage and building relationships with key journalists
  • Researching and writing articles for publications on behalf of clients
  • Managing press coverage for all agency clients
  • Liaising with clients to communicate PR strategies and update them on activity
  • Producing monthly reports for clients utilising our media monitoring software

What you’ll get in return

While there are certain attributes that the PR Apprentice needs to possess, this is a real opportunity for someone to really make their mark and further develop the role based on experience and career aspirations.

We’re a small, close-knit team and are absolutely committed to helping our people develop as far and as fast as they can. And we reward them accordingly. We’re operating remotely currently, however as Covid measures ease we will have a hybrid work model with a blend of remote and in office work at both our St Albans and London bases.

If this all sounds like you, get in touch with us to see how you can help shape the future success of BlueSky PR. 

Send your CV and cover letter now