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Public Relations Executive

Graduate at BioStrata Limited

Public Relations Executive

Graduate at BioStrata Limited

  • LocationCambridge, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 03 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 04 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 25,000.0 per year
Job description

We’re looking for a Public Relations (PR) Executive to join the growing PR team here at BioStrata. As a member of a bustling, progressive marketing agency you will have access to a broad array of expertise to further build your science communications and PR skill set. A background in science (BSc, MSc or PhD) and a passion for science communications is essential. Please note, this is an entry-level role that would suit someone straight out of university or someone with around one-year of experience working in a PR or marketing agency.

You will work across a number of different executional activities, whilst learning how to build strategic communications programmes and comprehensive PR plans that cover everything from thought leadership content to new product launch initiatives. Tasks will include:

  • PR planning and strategy development, including media planning
  • Press release writing
  • Brainstorming, briefing and managing writing and other PR projects
  • Story pitching and managing editorial placements
  • Interview set-up and management
  • Press conference outreach and set up
  • Social media planning, research and execution
  • Day-to-day client liaison and relationship management
  • Project management
  • Tracking programme metrics and reporting

What we are looking for

  • Have exceptional organisational and time-management skills
  • Have exceptional written and spoken English
  • Be comfortable conducting daily email and phone communications with clients
  • Be a fast learner with a passion for learning
  • Have an immaculate eye for detail
  • Be a self-starter and strong problem solver
  • Have a genuine interest in working within a commercial environment, backed up by experience where possible (e.g. internships, previous job roles)
  • Be a confident team player
  • Be familiar with the concept of PR and the value it provides to organisations looking to tell a compelling story and effectively reach their target audiences
  • Have an interest in developing the skills required to become a public relations consultant in the life science sector

Qualifications

Have a life science degree (BSc) e.g. biology, biotechnology, chemistry etc.

Accepted degree subjects

  • biology and life sciences
  • chemistry

How to apply

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment

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