Social - PR Intern (Manchester)


Start date: July 2024
Salary: £21,840
Who can apply: Only Graduates
Duration of internship: July - October 2024
Internship format: Hybrid (working from home and Manchester office)
Office location: Manchester

Summary:
Social is seeking a PR Intern for our Manchester office to join our PR team, working across a diverse portfolio of clients focused on sustainability and positive impact. This role is an exceptional opportunity to engage in meaningful PR activities, contribute to impactful stories and campaigns, and develop comprehensive skills in media relations, copywriting, and digital communication.

Who we are:
At Social, our commitment to positive environmental and social impact drives our work. Interns will experience a supportive team environment that encourages ownership of projects and offers a platform for professional growth and learning in sustainability-focused PR.

What will you be doing?
Key responsibilities include:

  • Daily liaison with clients, colleagues, and the media via telephone and email.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the media.
  • Monitoring various media outlets for client coverage and compiling coverage reports.
  • Researching and writing press releases, case studies, and content for client media opportunities.
  • Pitching press releases and feature ideas to journalists.
  • Creating blog content for clients and Social’s website.
  • Supporting event management and participation in brainstorms for client projects and new business opportunities.

Skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional written skills with an adaptable style for print and digital audiences.
  • Ability to manage workloads across multiple client accounts and prioritize effectively.
  • Strong understanding of media, editorial requirements, and storytelling.
  • Innovative thinker with problem-solving skills.
  • Highly organized, reliable, and able to work independently within a team.
  • Confident communicator with great interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

How to apply:
Please send your CV and a one-page cover letter detailing your interest in PR and sustainability, alongside why you believe you are the right fit for Social. Applications should be emailed to [insert application email] with the subject title: Social - PR Intern (Manchester) - [Your Name]. We are excited to welcome an intern passionate about making a difference through PR.

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]