PR Assistant


Date Posted



Miscellaneous January 26, 2015 Studio Urquiola Milan, Italy

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We are looking for a motivated, proactive, full-time PR assistant with five/six years experience at least. The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, problem solving skills as well as professional mannerisms and appearance. He/she will take care of all PR and press activities.

You will work closely with the founder of the studio, primarily assisting with day-to-day PR and press activities.

Role and responsibilities:

  • schedule and maintain PR calendar
  • answer phone and email enquiries addressed to the founder of the studio
  • manage her agenda
  • respond to all media enquiries in a timely and accurate fashion
  • produce media briefings for press conferences and events as required
  • arrange media interviews and draft briefings when appropriate
  • write PR texts and project descriptions
  • organising presentations and editing texts
  • filing images, texts and interviews in the PR archive
  • update the magazines’ subscriptions database and any relevant press information
  • greet journalists and customers
  • organise field fairs
  • ensure that the Studio Urquiola’s website is updated and steadily improved by posting articles, blogs, videos and other educational content, and by overseeing all website content to ensure quality
  • assist in developing and updating Studio Urquiola’s presence on social media networks

Skills and qualifications:

  • at least five/six years experience in communications
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office and Adobe programs and databases
  • InDesign would be a plus
  • exceptional writing and clear communication skills
  • English mother tongue or excellent level and, preferably, French and Spanish

Your application should include a brief cover letter and your CV to: