Public Relations Assistant job description

Public Relations Assistant responsibilities include:

Keeping calendars (editorial, press conferences, events etc.) and media lists
Participating in brainstorming and planning sessions
Assisting in organizing and execution of PR events, campaigns etc.

Job brief

We are looking for a promising Public Relations (PR) Assistant to support our PR team with various administrative tasks. Though you’ll be holding an entry level position, your work will be instrumental in the development and execution of PR plans and strategies.

Our ideal candidate will be a young and creative PR or communications graduate, brimming with potential. A fervent interest in the field partnered with good writing and research skills are very important to us. If you’re also well-organized, confident and an excellent communicator, we’d like to meet you.

The goal is to facilitate the smooth running of daily operations and success of PR efforts. Responsibilities

Keep calendars (editorial, press conferences, events etc.) and media lists
Participate in brainstorming and planning sessions
Assist in organizing and execution of events, campaigns etc.
Conduct research to support PR planning
Draft and distribute content such as newsletters and releases
Edit videos and presentations as assigned
Support relations with stakeholders, media, vendors etc.
Assist in tracking media coverage or PR metrics (e.g. web analytics)
Invent ways to streamline communication and plan execution
Undertake general administrative and clerical duties


Proven experience as PR assistant or similar position
Understanding of PR and marketing concepts and practices
Willingness to follow industry trends and current methods
Knowledge of video production and editing
Computer savvy; working knowledge of databases and design software (e.g. Photoshop) is a plus
Excellent communication and writing skills
Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
An analytical mind with attention to detail
Outgoing and confident
BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field