- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- HERTFORDSHIRE, GB
We’re looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic professional to join our busy communications team.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain some great experience in a small press office. From promoting our biggest beer festival on social media to drafting press releases and editing member publications, the role is varied and will be a great foundation for someone starting their career in communications.
Our office is nestled in the heart of St Albans, offering an easy commute from the home counties. Some travel will be required for specific events. A love of beer and pubs helps - but it’s not required!
We are looking for someone who can help assist with the traditional and digital communications as well as support with the production of our member publications, What’s Brewing newspaper and BEER magazine.
Support the Senior Communications Manager with promoting CAMRA’s reputation in the press and to its members
Act as the first point of call for all press and volunteer enquiries
Manage media interview schedules for spokespeople and assist with developing briefings
Compile press coverage summaries and distribute to stakeholders
Proofread all output including press releases and digital content
Support the Digital Communications Officer with creating and scheduling content for our social media channels
Create exciting videos, GIFs and graphics to help promote our key messages
Help develop and improve our national website
Publications and administration:
Support the editor with proofreading content for the magazine and newspaper
Draft website versions of news articles
Collate information for festival and event listings
Provide administrative support, including support for National Director with responsibility for Communications
Maintain CAMRA’s digital asset libraries and carrying out picture research
The ideal candidate should have a demonstrable interest in communications, campaigning or public relations. They should be hardworking and have developed good communication skills.
Journalism, PR or related qualification
A high degree of literacy with excellent writing skills
Confident, with excellent communication skills
Experience of writing press releases and other communication copy
Great attention to detail, accurate and strong proofreading skills
Demonstrable organisational skills with the ability to manage workloads
Familiarity with common social media tools and content management systems
Good team player with initiative and ability to self-motivate
Knowledge of or interest in the beer and pub industry
Experience of working within a membership or not-for-profit organisation
Closing date is 10 May.
Interviews will take place shortly after, and we are looking to hire ASAP.