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Communications Assistant - Nautilus International

  • Post Date:14th December 2020
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Job Description

Job title:            Communications Assistant
Reporting to:   
Communications Manager
One-year internship / fixed term contract
Location:           Wallasey
Salary:                £20,000-£22,000 per annum

Job role

The one-year fixed term contract is an exciting new opportunity for a creative and hardworking individual looking for a well-rounded introduction to professional communications.

The Communications Assistant will shadow comms team members to learn the job role, while supporting the wider team. You can expect to gain hands-on experience in internal and external comms, PR and journalism.


Key accountabilities:

  • Compile and distribute daily media monitoring service
  • Research, write, edit and post content online and in print as required
  • Assist communications team to build social communities for Nautilus members
  • Assist in the development and ongoing management of internal (email and intranet) communications
  • Identify opportunities for collaborations with members / partner organisations and other unions via social / online media
  • Handle incoming calls; post and email communications, directing them to the most appropriate team member
  • Attend and report on industry events as required
  • Attend and report on Nautilus Council, General and other meetings as required
  • Perform any other duty as directed by the Head of Communications / General Secretary


Ideal experience, attitude and interests

  • Graduate level (or equivalent) education or training with interest in PR, communications or journalism
  • Interest in learning about the maritime industry
  • Interest in the Trade Union movement
  • Deeply embedded in social media platforms
  • Working knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • News, blogging, features or any other writing experience
  • Excellent time-keeping
  • You are a confident go-getter with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Can work independently and as part of a team

Deadline for applications: January 8

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