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Flint Culture is an exciting and fast growing business that values, listens to and invests in its staff.  We are always keen to hear from talented people who are interested in joining our expanding team.

Current Vacancies

Press Assistant, London (Full time, Permanent)

Flint Culture prides itself on nurturing and developing talent and runs a quarterly internship scheme for budding communications professionals to join our London office. The scheme provides a platform for those who are passionate about arts, culture and heritage to gain a wide range of experience and insight into the workings of an integrated communications consultancy. 

About the Role

We are seeking a Press Assistant to join our London team. The role requires a self-starter who is committed, ambitious and a highly organised team player with strong verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for arts and culture and a love of the media.

The role is instrumental to the agency and sits at the centre of campaigns across the arts and culture sectors, including but not limited to commercial galleries, museums, art fairs, public institutions and contemporary art platforms.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the delivery of media and promotional campaigns across multiple client accounts
    • Acting as a point of contact for clients and building client relationships in collaboration with your account team
    • Creating and editing press releases, media lists and contributing to publicity strategies 
    • Organising images and image sheets
    • Pitching and responding to journalist requests and enquiries
    • Monitoring media coverage and collating digital cuttings for client reports
    • Supporting the management of social media channels for client accounts
    • Assisting at client events, private views, photocalls, and press launches
  • Building and strengthening relationships with the UK and international media – particularly digital, bloggers and online influencers
  • Regularly read a wide variety of media to keep informed and identify coverage opportunities
  • Supporting Account Executives, Account Managers and Directors on campaigns 
  • Contributing to prospective client campaign proposals and meetings 
  • Contributing to Flint Culture’s social media channels (content creation and implementation) 

Skills & Experience Required 

  • Excellent copywriting and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent research skills 
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail 
  • Ability to work well on own initiative and within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and multitask within a busy environment
  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to attend evening and weekend events where necessary 

Educational background

  • Educated to degree level, BA or MA

Preferred 

  • An arts-related degree
  • IT skills to include Photoshop and Mac software
  • Experience in using social media platforms (including Twitter and Instagram)

Send a CV and covering letter demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the role’s requirements to Chantal Lane  chantal.lane@flint-culture.com and please state Press Assistant in the subject line.

  • Full Job spec: Press Assistant – Job Specification
  • The deadline for applications: is 10 am on Friday 21 January 2022
  • Written test and interviews: will take place on the w/k of Monday 17 January 2022 and w/k of Monday 24 January 2022 via video call
  • Start Date: February 2022
  • Salary: £21,000

Equality and diversity statement

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates from Asian, Black or ethnically diverse backgrounds and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview. Flint Culture is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.