Insurance, Pensions & Investment Intern (SS23LBGIPI1)

Job Reference: SS23LBGIPI1

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

We are a financial services group (Bank) focused on retail and commercial customers – with millions of customers in the UK, and a presence in nearly every community.

It is our role to help businesses and individuals, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate.

The intern will support the Insurance, Pensions & Investments (IP&I) business partner team on a number of internal communications and thought leadership/media activations, including:

  • Working on Scottish Widows research and media relations related to the annual Retirement Report. One of this year’s themes is a focus on the retirement challenges for Black and ethnic minority women, so there will be scope for the internal to lead on elements of this work, leading on media and engagement programmes.
  • Supporting on proactive and reactive media comms for IP&I related to ESG and responsible investment
  • Help to manage and create regular content for IP&I Yammer channel and support leaders to post messages
  • Delivery of weekly IP&I media summary slide deck
  • Responsible for putting forward ‘news-jacking’ opportunities to support key IP&I media objectives

Essential skills / experience: 

  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Creative
  • Proactive, can-do attitude 
  • Keen to learn 
  • Vocal, not shy in sharing views or challenging us on different ways to do things
  • Receptive to feedback

Desirable skills / experience: 

  • Social media
  • Design
  • Data analysis
  • Problem solving
  • qualities are you looking for in an intern?

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: SS23LBGIPI1

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.