Social - PR Intern

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Start date: July 2024
Salary: £23,933
Who can apply: Only Graduates
Duration of internship: July - October 2024
Internship format: Hybrid (working from home and London Office)
Office location: London

Join Social as a PR Intern and become a vital part of our PR team, assisting across a diverse client portfolio committed to sustainability and positive environmental and social impact. This role offers a rich learning experience in media relations, copywriting, digital communication, and project ownership within a supportive team environment. You'll build valuable media contacts, develop strong copywriting skills, and gain digital experience across various social media platforms.

Who we are:
Social is dedicated to working with businesses and organizations that strive for a positive environmental and social impact. As an intern, you'll be immersed in a culture that values sustainability and mission-driven communication efforts. Our team's welcoming and supportive atmosphere provides the perfect setting for professional growth and learning.

What will you be doing?
As a PR Intern at Social, your key roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Daily liaison with clients, colleagues, and the media via telephone and email.
  • Relationship building and networking with clients and the media.
  • Monitoring media for client coverage and compiling coverage trackers.
  • Researching, writing news stories, case studies, press releases, and securing media opportunities.
  • Pitching press releases and feature ideas to journalists across print, broadcast, and online.
  • Creating blog content for clients and Social's website.
  • Assisting with event management, supporting the PR team, and clients.
  • Participating in brainstorms for client projects and new business opportunities.
  • Supporting the PR team with research and idea generation for new business proposals and pitches.

Skills and attributes:

  • Excellent written skills with an adaptable style for different audiences.
  • Ability to manage workloads across multiple client accounts and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong understanding of the media, editorial requirements, and what makes a good story.
  • Innovative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Independent work ethic within a supportive team environment.
  • Strong administrative and project management skills.
  • Confidence and great interpersonal skills for media liaison.
  • Thoroughness, good proofreading skills, and attention to detail.
  • Proactiveness, enthusiasm, and willingness to go above and beyond.

How to apply:
To apply, please send a CV and a tailored one-page cover letter, outlining your interest in PR, your commitment to sustainability, and why you would be a perfect fit for Social to [email protected] with the subject title: Social - PR Intern - [Your Name]. We look forward to welcoming an intern who is eager to learn, contribute, and grow with us.

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]