Pier - Integrated Communications Intern

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Start date: July/August
Salary: London Living Wage
Who can apply: Undergraduates (final year)/Graduates
Duration of internship: Four weeks
Internship format: Hybrid and flexible home/office working pattern
Office location: Offices in Ipswich and London

Pier is offering a four-week internship for individuals passionate about making a meaningful impact in the communications field, especially within renewable energy and food & beverage sectors. As an award-winning integrated communications agency, Pier provides an opportunity for interns to delve into stakeholder relations, PR, media relations, campaigns, and social media. This role is designed to offer hands-on experience, encouraging interns to contribute to our mission of making brands more meaningful while supporting net-zero ambitions and community levelling up across the UK.

Who we are:
Pier is an integrated communications agency specializing in renewable energy and food & beverage sectors, delivering dynamic communications services. Awarded PR Consultancy of the Year at our regional CIPR PRide Awards, our commitment to environmental sustainability and social responsibility is at the heart of everything we do. With a culture of inclusivity and a dedication to impactful work, we aim to foster an environment where interns can grow and thrive.

What will you be doing?
Interns will undertake a variety of tasks including but not limited to administrative duties for client accounts, research on media opportunities and social media trends, monitoring coverage, and supporting the account teams with desk research. This role offers a comprehensive overview of the communications industry and a chance to make a real contribution to our clients’ success.

Essential skills/experience:
We're seeking candidates with strong communication and writing skills, an organized and diligent work ethic, and a proactive approach to tasks. A desire to learn and contribute to our team's efforts, combined with an enthusiasm for our sectors, will make you a perfect fit. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and an understanding of social media platforms are required, with the use of Canva or other design programs seen as a bonus.

How to apply 

Please apply with a CV and a tailored one-page cover letter for the employer outlining: 

  1. Who you are (education, employment, interest in PR)

  2. Your interest in the position and why

  3. Skillset and experience you want to gain 

  4. Any relevant experience or transferable skills that would make you valuable to the role

Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject title: Company- Job Title - Name

CV’s and cover letters that do not meet the requirements above will not be considered. 

Application Deadline: Apply ASAP as opportunities are on a first come first served basis. Once an internship has received enough candidates for a shortlist, the opportunity will be removed from the jobs board.

If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected]