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Job# 30591 BH# 361337
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PR Assistant

Position: Corporate Buying PR Assistant - Corporate Communications
Location: Western Suburbs
Status: Full-time 
Starts: Beginning of January
Rate: Depends on experience

Our corporate client is seeking a PR Assistant to support the Public Relations team. will support divisions with integrated communications marketing, media relations, special projects and administrative duties. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, highly organized and demonstrates the ability to make recommendations based upon research and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Plan and carry out public relations strategy that increases the visibility of ALDI in the community that ultimately drives store traffic and sales
•    Work with PR agency and internal teams to develop and review integrated communications marketing plans 
•    Ensure PR plans and media materials align with business expectations and priorities
•    Implement and oversee local community, dignitary and media relations by writing and managing various supporting materials, including media advisories and executive talking points 
•    Dedication to developing a deep understanding of the ALDI business model and growth investment 
•    Accountable for knowing store-level business needs and constraints, as well as critical regional information, including store numbers, grand openings, hiring events, major DMA media outlets and contacts, etc. 
•    Build rapport with various internal teams and external partners
•    Support manager in supervising budget, allocating funds for different programs 

Skill Requirements

•    Exceptional organizational, problem solving and time management skills
•    Strategic and critical thinker with high emphasis in accuracy and urgency
•    Ability to adapt to changing priorities
•    Excellent writing, proofing and editorial skills 
•    Professional and effective communication, both verbal and written
•    Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
•    Strong presentation and negotiation skills
•    Agency experience preferred

Job Specifications 
Associates Degree in related field preferred and 1-2 years progressive experience or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Related fields/experience may include, but not limited to: Marketing Coordinator, Meeting Event Assistant, Public Relations Specialist, Associate Account Executive

If you are qualified for this opportunity please forward your resume today.