PR & Communications Apprentice

London, England, United Kingdom

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PR & Communications Apprentice
Limejump Ltd.

About Limejump
Optimising a 100% renewable energy future is our vision.

Limejump is a technology platform that manages a large renewable energy network. Our portfolio delivers clean energy to businesses and homes, using renewables and stored energy when it’s needed to meet demand.

We connect and manage 100% renewable energy through the intelligent control of renewable generators, such as wind turbines and solar panels. We work closely with renewable asset owners, buying their energy and then selling it onto the UK’s grid, giving them simple access to the power market. But, the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t always blowing. We must therefore capture energy for times when there is high demand. By harnessing big data and renewable technology, we accelerate the UK’s transition to net zero carbon emissions.

The role
Limejump seeks a driven and ambitious individual keen to kick start their career in PR & Communications. The successful candidate has the opportunity to own and shape our PR function, helping us share and celebrate the innovative work we are doing to help the UK reach net zero by 2050.

Supported and reporting into our Marketing Manager, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in all things PR and Marketing, from media relations and blogging to events and digital marketing…and all things in-between.

Apprenticeship Training
The role will be expected to undertake and complete all components of the PR & Communications Apprenticeship (level 4) over 15 months with Cambridge Marketing College. Support will be offered via blended learning, both on the job-learning and through the learning providers set out curriculum.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists.
  • Supporting multi-channel PR campaigns targeted at B2B audiences.
  • Manage the deliverables of our PR agency.
  • Design and own Limejump’s PR strategy and activities.
  • Briefing and coaching our key subject matter experts to develop the right messaging and approach to media enquiries.
  • Help to create engaging social media and website content (written, audio and video).
  • Help co-ordinate the delivery of events (owned and 3rd party events).
  • Update the commercial team daily with need-to-know news headlines.
  • Producing monthly analysis reports of press activity and coverage.
  • Deliver analytics reports on social media, reporting on traffic, engagement and followers.
  • Maintain and build our media contact list.

What we need from you - Essential Skills:

  • A passion for Limejump’s mission – to optimise a 100% renewable energy future.
  • A strong desire to develop your PR & Communications career coupled with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent copywriting and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of social media channels and platforms.
  • Enjoys writing, from press releases and media comments to blogs and collateral copy.

Desirable skills:

  • Some previous experience of working within Public Relations (but not necessary).
  • Basic skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign Acrobat or Premiere Pro.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and an annual performance-based bonus.
  • Private Medical Insurance with AXA PPP with £0 annual excess.
  • 25 days annual leave…and one extra day for your birthday.
  • Flexible working options to suit your personal life (including caring responsibility and/or your cultural background).
  • Mental wellbeing support with Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Companywide lunch n learns, culturally diverse celebrations and other social events.
  • Parental leave – up to 12 weeks paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Subsidised onsite gym membership and weekly fitness classes.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – enjoy a carbon free commute on us!
  • Life assurance and personal accident insurance.

Working Pattern
Limejump is following government guidelines closely as we continue to work remotely from home. Once colleagues are welcomed back into the office later in the year we will be working off a hybrid model of 2 days office / 3 days from home.

Unfortunately, Limejump cannot offer 100% remote roles. 

Diversity Statement 
Limejump values equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Background Checks
This role will be subject to the following background checks, in line with the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice: Right to Work in the UK checks, proof of address, reference checks, basic criminal record check. For further information please see the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice here.

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