Our client runs international PR campaigns for tech businesses. Specialists in adtech, fintech, retail tech and edtech, they pride themselves in their ability to get under the skin of their clients and their strong relationships with the media.
This is a 3 month graduate entry internship, paying £18-20K per annum, with a view to converting to a permanent position.
How you can expect to spend your day;
Supporting the teams on their outreach to media including:
Researching how a topic has hit the headlines
Creating media lists
Showing off our coverage in creative ways
Carrying out social media evaluations
Getting quotes from suppliers for campaigns
Helping brainstorm ideas
Writing copy and - in due course - pitching stories
The ideal intern's personality and qualifications;
Outgoing, confident, and ambitious
Brilliant at organising things and keeping lots of plates spinning
Strong attention to detail (including perfect grammar)
Friendly, can-do attitude
Problem solving skills
Bright and dynamic
Interested in current affairs and media
Strong A levels and minimum 2:1 degree (English and Modern Languages have strong advantages; Philosophy and Psychology have transferable relevance, but others certainly not discounted).
Post grad PR or journalism a bonus.
Experience at producing content (written or otherwise, not just academic writing) also an advantage.
Fluency (ideally bilingualism) in another language (French and German are top of the list right now) is a plus.
What are the perks of interning at this company?
We are built on a collaborative ethos so it is real team work. We are a smaller team (15) so there are genuine opportunities for hands on experience.
We have full-team training EVERY Friday (lunch provided).
We work on a variety of clients from start-ups to listed businesses.
Technology is the most exciting sector to work in.
Our international outreach from our London office means it is an extremely dynamic environment.
Linguists get genuine opportunities to use their languages, every day.
We are based in Dalston and do plenty of team socialising.
Questions for applicants to think about:
Why do you want to get into PR?
What is PR - how would you explain it to your gran?
Why do you have the right skills and personality for PR?
How do you stay plugged-in to the world around you?
Can you give us an example of when you solved a problem or when you came up with a creative idea?
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