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We are hiring for a PR Intern

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic public relations intern to join our dynamic PR team. As an important member of our team, you will collaborate closely with our Director and PR team, gaining hands-on experience in various aspects of public relations. Your role will involve crafting compelling media releases, coordinating PR events, conducting market research, and engaging with cross-functional teams to address their PR requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in executing the company’s strategic PR initiatives.
  • Develop captivating content for media releases, social media platforms, and newsletters to effectively communicate the company’s messages.
  • Maintain and update the company’s social media profiles to ensure a consistent and engaging online presence.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, potential clients, media representatives, and suppliers to enhance the company’s networking and communication capabilities.
  • Collaborating to organise and manage various PR events, ensuring their seamless execution.
  • Provide creative input for marketing campaigns, contributing innovative ideas to enhance the company’s public perception.
  • Conduct thorough research on competitors’ marketing strategies, extracting valuable insights to inform our own PR efforts.
  • Monitor media coverage of events and media releases, compiling press clippings for reference.
  • Manage and update media contact lists to facilitate effective communication outreach.
  • Assist with administrative tasks to maintain smooth PR operations.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program (BA or BSc) in public relations, communication, journalism, or a related field.
  • Proficient understanding of major social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, enabling efficient documentation and presentation of PR materials.
  • Basic budget management skills to track expenses associated with sponsorships, events, and marketing collateral.
  • Comfortable and confident in public speaking, capable of engaging with customers and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates adept research and analytical abilities to gather pertinent information and insights.
  • Excellent time management skills, capable of prioritising tasks and meeting strict content deadlines.
  • Flexibility to participate in corporate events beyond regular working hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Familiarity with copywriting and editing techniques to contribute to polished and impactful content.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, allowing for effective interaction with both internal and external audiences.

As a public relations intern, you will gain valuable exposure to the dynamic world of PR, learning firsthand how strategic communication and relationship-building contribute to the enhancement of a company’s corporate image. If you are passionate about public relations and eager to contribute your creativity and skills, we encourage you to apply and become a valuable part of our PR team.

This is a virtual, UK based role. Candidates need to provide their own equipment.

Salary
London Living Wage

Term
9 months minimum

How to apply
Please send CV and covering letter to:
michelle.stead@es-pr.co.uk

Closing Date
16th September 2023