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PR & Communications Assistant

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


The UK PR & Communications Assistant will support the planning and execution of all UK press office functions: sample management, influencer & community marketing, events, partnerships, communication and reporting of local and global brand launches and campaigns.

This is an exciting opportunity for an organised and passionate junior comms professional, who can continue to build on and develop strong cross-functional relationships and share their depth of knowledge eloquently internally and externally.


Support the planning and implementation of communications and community marketing initiatives in the UK

Manage and oversee all sample management for UK projects across partners, including but not limited to media, influencers, stylists

Support the day-to-day running of the press office

Facilitate collaboration between the central and the UK regional team

Continue to grow a strong network of press contacts and ensure databases are monitored and consistently updated.

Participate and instigate press entertainment with key editors and contacts.

Monitor daily coverage and compile reports for UK comms campaign and seasonal reporting

Analyse editorial coverage on a monthly basis and ensuring ROI across media partners

Be a champion of the latest and greatest activities across the industry and regularly share ideas and competitor activity across all comms functions

Monitoring and handling conversations with influencers and marketing partners, to ensure content created is brand aligned


Able to build and maintain strong relationships across the business - a collaborative team player

Strong understanding of UK landscape - media, communities and influencers

Passion for the industry and the brand

Show strong and consistent ownership of projects

Attention to detail

Pro-active character, capable of driving projects forward with a hunger for inspiring new ideas

Highly organised, adaptable to change


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || MARKETING || EMEIA - PUBLIC RELATIONS || n/a ||


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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