Communications Apprentice [ACCROL PAPERS LIMITED]

  • Company: PRCA
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Closing Date: 08-08-2022


At Accrol we’re a hardworking yet friendly team, that believes every role adds value. You’ll work across a number of FMCG brands building awareness and equity amongst leading retailers as well as raising the profile of the organisation as an employer of choice.

The Communications Assistant will be required to undertake (but not be restricted to) the following activities as part of their role.

Writing: Writing for business and brand communications, communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders, writing for the media (including articles, news releases, blogs, and case studies)
Social media: Understanding when and which social media channel is appropriate and how it can be incorporated into a PR campaign. Using social media in a strategic and effective way for companies and brands, monitoring and managing online communities to enhance business awareness and reputation
Media liaison: Understanding how the media operates, dealing with day to day inquiries from the media, pitching stories and/or products to the media, building relationships with the local and trade media (i.e. journalists), creating media lists, monitoring press clippings
Deliver and evaluate external communications campaigns: Supporting the team in creating new campaigns, working to deliver a strategy for a client or organisation, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of PR and communication campaigns and measuring their impact
Awards: write and submit award nominations for Accrol Group and raise the profile of any successes
Deliver and evaluate internal communications: successful delivery of the internal communications plan and promote the values and priorities of the business across employees
Budgets: taking charge of small finance processes related to PR and communication activities

As a Communications Assistant, you will follow a Level 4 Public Relations Assistant apprenticeship standard, which is a nationally recognised qualification route with a Diploma. This will involve “on the job” training, virtual visits from an Apprenticeship Coach, an internal line manager to provide ongoing guidance, online learning and creating a portfolio of evidence

Salary: £20,000-£22,000 + benefits

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!