Communications Assistant Job Descriptions

Communications Assistant Job Description

November 6th, 2020

Communications assistants provide administrative support to the communications manager. They help to implement communication strategies and projects and are responsible for the drafting and editing of media releases and other communications material.

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We are looking for a communications assistant to be responsible for the creation of content such as media releases, blogs, and social media posts on behalf of our company. You will also be monitoring media and campaign coverage and attending internal and external events.

To be successful as a communications assistant, you should be an excellent communicator with outstanding attention to detail. Ultimately, a top-notch communications assistant should be able to create effective media content and to multi-task.

Communications Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and editing communications copy and material.
  • Helping to implement internal and external communications strategies and projects.
  • Providing administrative support to internal teams.
  • Preparing presentations and reports.
  • Organizing marketing and networking events.
  • Drafting and posting social media and web content according to the company's social media strategy.
  • Assisting the communications manager with the management of the company's external image.
  • Maintaining calendars and appointments.
  • Tracking projects and media exposure.
  • Updating media contact lists.

Communications Assistant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or related field.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of social media strategies and media relations.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Proficiency in office management software and design software such as Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Above average knowledge of various social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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