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About The Role

We are looking for a Marcomms Assistant who is motivated and highly organised to work as a member of the in-house Marketing communications team supporting all media related activities. A proactive approach to identifying, researching and telling a good story will be essential, as will a desire and ability to build rapport with teams and people across all levels of our business.

This is an exciting role that offers the opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of projects. Candidates should demonstrate strong communications experience, as well as excellent writing skills and an ability to translate detailed technical information into engaging, digestible content.

 Key Responsibilities for a Marcomms Assistant:

  • Provide day to day support across all aspects of press activity and media relations to grow coverage across all target media including utilities, transport, telecoms and data trade press, financial press.
  • Research and produce written press material (press releases, feature articles, etc.) that will contribute to consistent representation of M Group Services and its operating businesses across all relevant UK media.
  • Contribute to the growth of the team’s awards activity by identifying, researching and drafting award submissions on behalf of the Group’s operating businesses.
  • Manage and maintain the marketing communications team’s rolling editorial schedule
  • Manage the media database ensuring all contacts are up to date
  • Track all coverage of M Group Services and its operating businesses both online and in print – circulating monthly reports to internal stakeholders and ensure a consistent approach to internal reporting.
  • Keep up to date with all industry changes, news and events and ensure circulation of relevant news in a timely manner to internal audiences
  • Work closely with the in-house marketing communications team to ensure external/internal communications are maximised and aligned where appropriate.

Essential Experience and Skills Required:

  • Educated to minimum 2:1 degree level in a English, Journalism or Public Relations related qualification or equivalent
  • High level of computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Previous credible experience of working in a press role
  • Previous knowledge of national UK press

About You:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills – previous media relations experience a big advantage
  • Competence in report analysis and interpretation of information and data
  • Interest and understanding of the UK press
  • Creative flair and ability to identify a good story
  • Good teamwork
  • Drive, competence and willingness to learn

What’s in it for you? 

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care
About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the utilities (electricity, gas and water), transport, telecom and data capture sectors in UK & Ireland

We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of year sand have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service

We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to c. 8,000 skilled specialists working from 100 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets to meet our clients’ needs.

 

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.