Food & Drink PR Intern | Hospitality 

Job Reference: SS23GB1

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

One of London's leading PR, Marketing and Social Media agencies working with chefs, restaurants, hotels, bars and food.

At this stage in your career you will be focusing on learning about the hospitality business and the PR industry. You will be starting to build your knowledge of publications, journalists and influencers as well as gaining a more thorough understanding of the role of PRs and how we work with clients. You will also be developing your communication skills to fit with the agency, as well as the various daily administrative tasks associated with your role. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Partake in media monitoring and clipping across client base to include searching for, saving, naming and sending to Account Executives and Senior Account Executives to send onto clients. 
  • Supporting the team with list creation, including publication and name inputting, as well as email contacts. - Taking ownership for management of our media databases.  
  • Ensuring all client assets are saved to the company drive in a logical format and names correctly across the board. 
  • Conduct editorial research and audits to identify opportunities for the wider team to pitch into for client coverage. 
  • Monitoring industry news and competitor businesses. 
  • Play an active part in team discussions and brainstorms.
  • Supporting the team at events and in the lead up with guest lists and invite tracking.

Essential requirements:

  • A passion for the hospitality industry - all that it is and does - and a keenness to learn and experience more.
  • Keen to be part of a dedicated team in a fast-paced, agency environment.
  • A people person who is happy to pick up the phone, meet members of the industry and be present at events. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Confident with Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets) and Microsoft (Word, Powerpoint, Slides).
  • Eager to contribute new ideas and grow within the agency.

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: SS23GB1

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.