Public Relations Assistant

Public Relations (PR) Assistants are entry-level PR operation supports with awesome potential for future growth. Use these sample interview questions to find the best person for the job.

Your zero-regret new hire will likely be a confident recent graduate (think: bachelor’s degree in PR or comms) with high-quality communication skills. They’ll have great PR, admin and organizational skills, a resourceful outlook and focused attention to detail.

Top tips: 

  • Set an assignment: Your ideal candidate will have awesome written skills, so test them by asking them to provide you with a writing sample.
  • Grow together: Hire candidates you can grow with by making sure their personal career goals align with your company's mission.

Public Relations Assistant interview questions

  • What does PR mean to you?
  • How important is social media to PR?
  • What does a media list look like?
  • How would you find the contact details of a media pro?
  • How do you create an awesome press kit?
  • What’s your video editing experience?
  • How do you organize tasks like a pro?
  • What are your top media outlets and why?
  • What does it take to ace client communication?
  • How would you deal with a press enquiry?
  • What do you think of our PR campaigns?
  • Tell us about a time you helped organize an event.

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