B2B PR Intern

Job Reference: SS23SKPR1

  • Start date: July 2023 
  • Salary: National Living Wage 
  • Who can apply: School leaver, undergraduates and Graduates
  • Duration of internship: Flexible (6-12 weeks)
  • Internship format: In-office (Hybrid but flexible)
  • Office location: Cheshire 

Are you looking to start a graduate career in B2B public relations? If so, you could be just the right person to join our team.

We’re a dedicated B2B marketing communications agency. We deliver brilliant PR for clients, whether that’s content strategy and development, social media, earned media, influencer relations or good old digital communication programmes. While our clients sit across a variety of industries, one thing connects them all: a need to build brilliant relationships in the B2B sector. That’s where we come in.

We want you to be all the things that most agencies ask for: bright, enthusiastic, confident, a self-starter whose ambitions match our own. But we want more (we’re demanding, we know) – we want you to be you. We prides itself on having an inclusive culture and environment that lets you bring your unique self to work every day. Some experience of working in a B2B PR agency would be great, but don’t let that stop you from applying. If you’re interested in B2B PR, and have some transferable skills, we’d love to hear from you.

Role overview

As a key part of the PR, content and digital team, you can expect to develop your skills in media handling, client relationships, writing, brand development, marketing communications with a focus on delivering social media for our clients.

While our clients work across a variety of sectors, many of our clients are at the forefront of innovation and we also have some big brands on our books too. There will be plenty of interesting topics to learn about and get your teeth into.

This is also an opportunity to learn from some of the best PR practitioners in the region. We will also provide you with a supportive environment – one where you can grow and develop.

Daily activities

We will help and develop you to become a super well-rounded B2B PR professional, at the same time you’ll be rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in supporting our clients and the team in achieving objectives from day one. Activities include: -

  • Creating content and managing social feeds on behalf of clients
  • Client and media liaison
  • Monitoring the media for client opportunities 
  • Working as part of an account team to implement PR programmes
  • Research, writing and pitching press releases to targeted media
  • Helping to develop and implement creative campaigns that cross PR, content and digital media
  • Writing and creating powerful content – whether that’s video scripts, white papers or paid social media
  • Undertaking research for new business proposals
  • Helping organise Skout’s business and social events

Required skills, education and qualifications

  • A basic understanding of B2B PR, ideally with some experience although not essential
  • Confidence to pick up the phone without fear and remain professional
  • A good command of the English language and grammar – a passion for writing would be a big bonus!
  • Be confident when sharing ideas and observations with the team, with the media and with clients
  • Know their way around social media including planning, executing and evaluating campaigns, although training and support will be given.
  • Be self-motivating, we’ll support you in creating your own destiny
  • Understand the basics of what a good story is and how to storyboard/bring this to life
  • Be interested in your environment – from the technology you use at home and work to the way you interact with others
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office 365

How to apply 

Please apply with a CV and cover letter (no longer than 250 words) explaining your interest in the position, any relevant experience or transferable skills you may have that makes you suitable for the role. Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Please add your full name and the job reference in the subject line. Applications submitted without a full name and job reference will not be considered. 

Job Reference Number: SS23SKPR1

For candidates shortlisted for an interview and moved on to the next stage of the recruitment process, if available, further information will be provided about the internship opportunity and the name of the employer will be revealed so further research and preparation can be done.