Vacancy – PR and Communications Assistant

Worcestershire LEP has a vacancy for a PR and Communications Assistant.

The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership is a Central Government backed partnership of local businesses, local authorities, trade organisations and the voluntary sector across the county.

Its task is to develop the best business environment for Worcestershire, encourage inward investments, stimulate the local economy, identify appropriate projects for funding and promote Worcestershire as an exceptional place to work, live and prosper, thereby creating more and better employment opportunities.  In that regard it has recently been awarded substantial funding from Government against the delivery of a programme of key projects set out in its dynamic Strategic Economic Plan

We now have a graduate opportunity working closely with the PR and Communications Executive.  This position is on a fixed term contract until the end of August 2015. The jobholder will be required to provide administrative support and assist with the delivery and development of the communications strategy of the LEP.  Specific responsibilities will include: receiving media enquiries and co-ordinating all media activity, using a variety of routes to market (including social media) to support the development of the LEP, compiling case studies and good news stories, updating and maintaining the website.

The role also encompasses the creation of marketing literature, copywriting, proofreading and providing assistance at external events where appropriate.

If you have a degree in an appropriate discipline, are commercially aware, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and are interested in joining a growing enterprise at an exciting time, then we would like to hear from you.

Further details can be found here.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 August.  If you wish to apply please submit your CV to Jenny Marshall at