Role Overview

Renewable energy and clean technology industries are growing rapidly, and we’re growing with them. As we expand our team, we are looking for ambitious and passionate people to join our graduate programme, who want to help us in our mission to accelerate the global adoption of renewable energy and clean technology through better communications and stronger networks.

The role is an entry-level position with Tamarindo Communications, which is part of Tamarindo Group. It is suitable for university graduates as well as those with 1-2 years relevant previous industry experience.

Through a combination of on-the-job training, mentoring and formal instruction, candidates will develop their core commercial skills and knowledge in public relations, marketing and consultancy best practice.

The candidate will carry out a wide range of client facing duties as well as agency supporting functions, as required.

The role will be based in our offices on Cowley Road in Oxford. Successful candidates can work from home up to 2 days a week if desired. This hybrid way of working enables the high-level of support and training involved in the graduate programme, while affording flexibility.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Daily liaison with colleagues, clients and the media, demonstrating strong relationship building, networking and management skills
  • Daily media monitoring to include newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media and such like
  • Research, development and draft of client copy and written collateral, working in conjunction with all members of the PR team
  • Promotion and active editorial discussion of client news stories and commercial development to the media, known as “selling in”
  • Active management of client events, to include the assistance in developing agendas, finalising speakers, event synopses and themes and attendees
  • Coordination of editorial and client photography, where necessary
  • Regular, ongoing collation, analysis and review of media and editorial coverage
  • Proven interest and ability to work independently and as part of a wider account team
  • Preparation and delivery of client activity reports, contact reports, meeting notes and such like so as to ensure the smooth daily running of client accounts

Key Skills & Attributes

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage projects to deadline
  • Knowledge of marketing and brand communication techniques
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong IT competency
  • Ability to work quickly and under pressure without error
  • Excellent initiative, and proven ability to self-start
  • Strong interest in digital, print and broadcast media
  • Demonstrable and proven interest in the media and current affairs
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with others
  • Interest in renewable energy, maritime and financial services markets preferable but not essential

About Tamarindo Group

Tamarindo Group is a specialist networks, communications agency focussed on accelerating the global adoption of renewable energy and clean technology. We focus exclusively on solving complex communications problems that, if not addressed, present significant commercial challenges for fast growing and established firms. Our senior team focuses on demonstrable business outcomes. This work influences individual opinions and shapes long-term behavioural change. Our enthusiasm and experience runs deep. Our passion, insight and focus has earned us a portfolio of trusted, long-term relationships with high growth firms.

Application deadline: Friday 8th October 2021