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PR Associate



Marketing & Communications
United Kingdom · Lancaster, OH, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
We Are Redefining How People Approach Their Health
Created by the world’s top scientists, our personalised nutrition program is reimagining a fundamental human need – eating well for your own body. Currently available in the US and the UK, ZOE is already helping > 100k ZOE members to adopt healthier habits and live better.
Our work and expertise in biology, engineering, data science, and nutrition science have led to multiple breakthrough papers in leading scientific journals such as Nature Medicine, Science, The Lancet, and more.To learn more, head to Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Audible to listen to our Science & Nutrition Podcast (with 3 million listens!)
A remote-first, high-growth startup, we are backed by founders, investors, and entrepreneurs who have built multi-billion dollar technology companies. We are always looking for innovative thinkers and builders to join our team on a thrilling mission to tackle epic health problems.
Together, we can improve human health and touch millions of lives. We value inclusivity, transparency, ownership, open-mindedness and diversity. We are passionate about delivering great results and learning in the open. We want our teams to have the freedom to make long-term, high-impact decisions, and the well-being of our teammates and the people around us is a top priority.
About the team
The ZOE PR & Communications team executes and delivers on all aspects of the PR and Communications for the business to continue ZOE’s position as a category leader in health and nutrition. As a team, we work smarter, not harder, to deliver impactful results for ZOE. The team collaborates closely with the wider marketing team and partners with external agencies in UK and US to support us in bringing stories to life.
The ZOE press office receives numerous national print and digital requests a week, and the team works closely with top consumer titles on a weekly basis. ZOE’s scientists regularly release novel science, giving the team lots of amazing stories to pitch to our strong list of media contacts, which sets us apart from any other health brands.
About the role
This role will be part of the ZOE PR & Communications team, working closely with our external PR agencies in UK and US, across our busy press office, supporting the PR & Communications Managers and Global Head of Communications.

You'll be...

  • Owning our daily media monitoring and sharing of press coverage internally
  • Working closely with our UK and US PR agencies on media gifting and reviews
  • Supporting relationship management with key journalists, from a range of national, consumer, science and trade press
  • Handling tasks such as daily coverage tracking, monthly reporting and updating status trackers and calendars
  • Working closely with the PR & Communications Managers to help draft briefing documents, bylines, media pitches and press releases
  • Supporting on all aspects of our busy proactive and reactive press office, including podcast pitching for our ZOE spokespeople, campaign launches and events
  • Supporting our ZOE spokespeople with building and maintaining their profile and monitoring/reporting on their media engagements
  • Working closely with our science copywriter to respond to requests in a timely manner
  • Learning and building your understanding of the science communications landscape

We think this role would be a great fit if you…

  • Have a keen interest in nutrition, science and health
  • Have a degree or relevant work experience in journalism, PR and Communications
  • Are very organised and detail-oriented
  • You need to be hot on spelling, grammar and proofreading
  • Are media and news-obsessed and get your news from a wide variety of different sources
  • Are highly motivated and eager to learn, especially in a remote-first working environment
  • Are good at time-keeping, you will often be working to tight media deadlines as well as meeting the demands and pressure of the team, so you need to be able to work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality
  • Are a natural team player. A great collaborator who people enjoy working with and you’re eager to get involved!
  • Listed above is a snapshot of the experience, skills and attributes we think would come in handy for the success in this role. Don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes, especially on the skills / experience front, we are happy to upskill where required.
What you can expect from us
Aside from ensuring the industry-benchmark compensation package and providing you with all the hardware and software you need, we have worked hard for our list of benefits to be focused on things that matter to our team members most.
Remote-first - work from home, pop into our London/Boston offices, or work within the EU; you have flexibility to choose your own place of work and work flexibly
Stock options - we want everyone to be rewarded for contribution to our growth
Paid time-off - on top of any national / bank holidays, you get 28 days off (25 plus 1 life-event and 2 company-wide reset days)
Enhanced parental leave - adding on to the statutory offering, we know how important it is to be supportive at times that matter
Private healthcare and life assurance - flexible options to choose what fits
Health and wellbeing - Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work, and more
Pension - paying monthly and offering flexibility to top your pension up
Allocated social, WFH and Growth (L&D) budgets
Plenty of learning and social opportunities
We continue to build a benefits package that invests in our team members’ long-term personal and professional growth and well-being, adding to this list as it evolves.
Equal opportunities
We believe that having a truly diverse team where everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success and we are committed to improving the tech industry for the better. We are passionate about equal opportunities and encourage candidates from any underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We don't discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age. When applying, please let us know of any accessibility requirements you may have for your interviews and we will do our best to accommodate.
While this position is advertised as full-time, we can be flexible on the specific arrangements and would be happy to discuss part-time, job-share or other flexible arrangements if required.