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Career Opportunity at Glendale PR

Have you an Eye for detail?

We are a small rural Marketing and PR Agency and we currently have a vacancy for an energetic and enthusiastic Marketing and Communications Assistant to support our team.

This is an opportunity where you will be interacting with clients, professionals and colleagues on a daily basis and handling aspects of PR, marketing and social media. This is currently a part-time position is based in our office in Wooler.

Key responsibilities:

To handle the social media activity and assist the team to deliver excellent service, marketing and media support to clients.

All applicants must:

  • Have an excellent understanding of social media at all levels
  • Have good customer service skills
  • Have good administration skills and be ICT competent
  • Be well presented
  • Work effectively as an individual and as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and energetic
  • Be organised and able to work under pressure
  • Have a confident personality with excellent communications skills
  • Punctual and proactive approach

The role will include:

  • Helping to create and deliver targeted social media and  marketing campaigns
  • Help to deliver internal communication projects
  • Provide support for marketing events and exhibitions as required
  • Assisting in the briefing, creation and delivery of press releases
  • Website management
  • Assist in content creation and delivery of content for clients’ social media channels (knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is vital)
  • Proof reading for accuracy, content and interpretation  of the content to produce documents
  • Participation and contribution in internal marketing/communications meetings 
  • Market research
  • To be involved in all aspects of advertising including collection of content, costing, booking, design and placement of adverts across a range of media
  • Assist in the preparation and release of direct mail campaigns

The applicant must be confident using Microsoft Office programmes including Excel. Knowledge of both rural industries and the local area would be extremely useful.

Please note that the above is a non-exhaustive list and may change to reflect the needs of the business.



  • Must have a degree of flexibility in terms of working hours and location.
  • Must be able to adapt to change Organisation and Project Management skills.
  • Must be exceptionally organised and capable of dealing with a large number of tasks .
  • Must be able to stay calm under pressure.
  • Demonstrable strong project management skills.
  • Ability to prioritise projects.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Must have an eye for detail.
  • Professional approach.


  • Must be a self-starter, ability to work alone to deliver a project.
  • Ability to spot opportunities and take action.

Good communicator

  • Excellent communication skills within team and ability to communicate workload and status of
  • Have good knowledge of English grammar.
  • Effective communication with internal clients and others in a clear and practical manner.
  • Have a pleasant and confident telephone manner.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, clients and others in a clear and practical manner.
  • Have good knowledge of English grammar.


  • Must be discreet given the role involves handling sometimes sensitive and confidential information.

ICT competent

  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Ability to update wordpress websites and use of dotmailer system.
  • Knowledge of digital dictation and time recording systems an advantage.
  • Must have accomplished keyboard skills combined with accuracy and an eye for detail.
  • Must be competent in Word, Outlook and Excel with the ability to adapt to new software and systems.

Organisational and time management skills

  • Must be exceptionally organised and capable of prioritising a large number of tasks.
  • Have a pleasant and confident telephone and office manner.
  • Must be able to stay calm under pressure.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Be able to delegate.

Professional Approach

  • Must be professional at all times, both in and outside the work environment.


  • Must be professional at all times, both in and outside the work environment.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to effectively operate as part of a small team in a small business.

To apply please email barbara@glendalepr.co.uk with your CV and covering letter (one A4 page) outlining why you feel that you would be most suitable for this role.

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