Communication & PR Coordinator

23.03.2022

OYO is looking for an ambitious and proactive PR & Communication coordinator to join our team in Ghent, Belgium. The ideal candidate is hands-on, ideally has an existing PR network/contacts in the area of architecture, design, art and culture and thrives in an international, developing environment.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Generate the studio communications strategy and lead monthly internal communications reviews.
  • Proactively reach out and pitch new stories in relevant markets, across different media (print & digital).
  • Design and send out newsletter + keep track of its growing active public.
  • Searching for valuable media/press coverage, awards, nominations and publications and preparing the necessary material.
  • Generate media coverage and handle all aspects of PR activities and strategies in order to help build and manage the company’s public image and generate visibility.
  • Cultivate and maintain good relationships with members of the press.
  • Respond to interview and /or press requests and write press releases in English and Dutch related to projects or other news.
  • Create content for OYO’s social media platforms (Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook)
  • Organize key media events such as project inaugurations, presentation sessions, open house events etc.
  • Guide and direct media through OYO designed buildings and the architectural process.
  • Work closely with the Business Development team and the partners in strategic PR efforts and initiatives.
  • Oversee all of the printed, broadcasted, and online communications.

Our Expectations

  • A strong background in PR, Communications, Journalism or relevant professions.
  • Strong PR network/contacts in the area of design, architecture, art and culture.
  • A hands-on professional attitude with strong communication skills.
  • Mastery of strong verbal/written skills in English and Dutch. Additional languages are a plus.
  • Mastery of Social Media and embracing its potential, role and reach.
  • Ability to work with Adobe Indesign and Microsoft Office. Familiar with CRM programs is an advantage.
  • Independent, self-starter and motivated to learn.



What we offer

We offer an exciting, international and design-oriented workplace where the successful candidate will be in charge of the PR strategy and its application of the company. We offer and foresee a part-time position for this role. Salary will be competitive and in compliance with your qualifications and experience.


How to apply

If you are interested to work in this ambitious office environment, please send your CV to jobs@oyo.eu

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