• LOCATION: London
  • BASIS:  Permanent
  • LEVEL: Associate
  • SALARY: Competitive

Job description

We are looking for a dynamic professional with a keen attention to detail to provide support to a fast-paced communications team. The successful candidate will be joining a wider team of nine colleagues, and will have a flexible approach to tasks, be proactive, and possess excellent written and verbal communications skills. Reporting to the Digital Communications Manager, this role will provide support across all areas of the digital communications function, including newsletters, social media, blogs and podcasts. 

Core responsibilities:

  • Manage the communications calendar, overseeing all newsletters and mailouts 
  • Assist the Digital Communications Manager with preparing and posting social media content
  • Work with subject matter experts on submissions to the PRI blog
  • Assist with facilitating, recording and editing podcasts
  • Reply to queries in the PRI Communications inbox
  • Provide regular reporting to the Digital Communications Manager and Director of Communications, as required
  • Provide support to other functions of the Communications team where necessary, such as by uploading content to the website, facilitating video recording, providing Communication support during live events, etc.
  • Support the Digital Communications Manager in ad-hoc tasks and projects.

Core competencies:

PRI expects roles at a ‘Associate level’ within the organisation to demonstrate skills across the following core competencies:

Analytical

  • Incorporates the fullest range of information available into analysis and decision making
  • Uses appropriate technical processes/systems to develop and evaluate options in an effective and time-efficient manner
  • Assimilates data to draws out relevant insights and findings from analyses
  • Identifies opportunities and risks to feed into decision making
  • Presents analyses in an appropriate format providing clear and concise recommendations

Business awareness

  • Understands, and always works towards, the mission and the aims of the PRI
  • Is curious about what is happening in other parts of the PRI
  • Is Signatory centric – seeks to understand, listen and respond to Signatory needs
  • Understands own teams’ objectives and seeks to internalise them in own activities
  • Understands who does what at the PRI and uses the knowledge to complete activities

Collaborative

  • Approachable, credible and willing whenever engaging with colleagues
  • Actively and appropriately seeks input from others
  • Focuses on interacting with colleagues in an positive and open manner
  • Listens to what colleagues are saying, considers from different perspectives and tailor’s responses accordingly

Communicative

  • Writes succinctly and clearly tailoring level of detail to the requirements of the end user
  • Communicates clearly and precisely and able to convey thinking comprehensively
  • Provides regular, clear and concise communications to manager, colleagues or other relevant people to keep updated on activities
  • Structures and prepares well-written, logical outputs with limited guidance and editing

Developmental

  • Demonstrates self-awareness: actively seeks feedback from others and acts upon it
  • Explores new ideas with an inquisitive mind
  • Questions the status quo and suggests new ideas
  • Seeks out opportunities to drive continuous improvements in ways of working
  • Open-minded attitude which welcomes change and new ideas

Structured

  • Prioritises and organises time effectively, focussing on the key organisational priorities
  • Develops ways of working and processes to execute and improve efficiency across the PRI
  • Methodically tackles problems, working with colleagues where necessary
  • Takes account of the needs of other colleagues and/or Signatories when considering how to execute a piece of work
  • Promotes and utilises effective project management skills 

Technical competencies & experience:

Educated to at least Bachelor’s level in a topic such as English, journalism, marketing or communications. Knowledge of responsible investment would be a plus.

  • Experience working in a busy Communications team.
  • Experience with email marketing, website CMS platforms, and working on platforms such as Marketing Cloud, would be a benefit. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written communication and verbal presentation skills
  • A collaborative and consultative approach to working with others
  • Excellent relationship management
  • Language skills, other than English, are desirable
  • Eligibility to work in UK

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