Communications Executive

  • Job Reference: 6909420
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Salary: £27,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Communications & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lori Smith
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0117 930 8760

Job Description

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Communications Executive, on behalf of an esteemed organisation. The successful candidate will seek opportunities across a range of media channels to raise the profile and corporate image of the organisation both internally and externally.


Day to day duties:

·         Be the first point of contact for all media enquiries and chaperone any media guests

·         Draft press releases for local press and industry publications in a timely manner to optimise impact and maximise opportunities

·         Manage coverage of a range of events providing news stories including photos and video, distributing to relevant channels in a timely manner to maximise impact

·         Write compelling and engaging copy that can be multi purposed across all channels and optimised for web for a broad audience and multiple industry sectors with a knowledge of SEO for web content

·         To establish and develop communication strategies to ensure there is regular contact with stakeholders and an engaging customer journey for service users

·         Play a key role in promoting and managing the organisation’s reputation and raising its profile through multiple communication channels

·         Ensure crisis management plans are in place and the organisation’s spokespeople are suitably media trained and prepared

·         Proactively seek engagement and develop relationships, both internally and externally to maximise opportunities and obtain feedback


Essential Requirements:

·         Degree or equivalent industry experience, relevant to the post such as English Language and Communications, Journalism and PR


To apply for this role or to find out about other Communications and Marketing jobs, please contact Lori Smith, Riley Garnett or Cameron O’Donnell on the South West Communications Recruitment team on 0117 930 8760 or alternatively email

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates