Consumer, Corporate & Technology PR Internship Opportunities 

Job Reference Number: SS2022PHARK3

  • Start date: 30 June until 30 September 2022
  • Salary: London Living Wage
  • Type of intern: School Leavers (18+), Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Duration of internship: Three months
  • Number of opportunities available: 3 (1 intern within each team)
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: London

This opportunity is with a leading, independent public relations, social media, and digital marketing agency with offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, and Wokingham. Founded in 2005, this agency boasts an impressive client roster spanning the consumer, corporate and reputation spaces. Their passionate, ambitious and entrepreneurial employees and exceptional company culture deems them a great place to work, and they are looking for you to come and join them!

Our three-month internship programme offers interns the opportunity to sit within one of the following departments: Consumer & Lifestyle, Strategic Communications/Entrepreneur & Business, and Technology.

Our internship scheme provides interns with a comprehensive introduction to the industry, as well as the daily functions across our PR, social, and digital functions through hands-on experience. During your time with us, you will gain exposure to many operational aspects of an integrated communications agency and will be able to explore and take part in the various initiatives our culture teams have to offer (from Sport & Social to Wellness, and CSR & Charity to Diversity & Inclusion).

What you will do:

  • Writing press releases
  • Selling in client stories to newspapers and magazines
  • Attending meetings and inclusion on conference calls
  • Monitoring the media
  • Creating and posting content for social media channels
  • Social listening and channel monitoring
  • Supporting social media campaign management
  • Assisting with client reports, channel analysis, and competitor analysis
  • Blog writing
  • Scheduling meetings, speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and events
  • Screening and taking phone calls
  • Creating interview materials
  • Compiling contact lists
  • Searching for press clippings
  • Creating or updating databases
  • Research and preparing presentations
  • Greeting guests and clients
  • Miscellaneous frontline PR and social media work

The skills they are looking for:

  • No previous experience is required
  • Enthusiastic
  • Aspiring professionals (with a drive to succeed and a willingness to learn)
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Enjoy consuming the news (through publications, new channels, and social media)
  • Previous work experience of any kind

NOTE: You must be a registered Summer Stars candidate to apply for this role.

If you are not a registered Summer Stars candidate but wish to apply for this role, please email [email protected] directly before submitting an application. You would also need to confirm that you are eligible to work within the UK.   

Applications that are from a non Summer Stars registered candidate will not be accepted. 

How to apply

To apply, please answer the below questions (in a MS Word document) and send through your CV to [email protected]

Please ensure that your full name and the job reference are in the email subject line. Applications submitted without a full name and job reference will not be considered. Additionally, within the email, please confirm which internship you are going for (Consumer, Corporate or Technology).

Job Reference: SS2022PHARK3

Application Questions

  • First and last name 
  • Email address and contact phone number 
  • Confirm the team you would like to be considered for: Consumer PR Intern, Corporate PR Intern or Technology PR intern
  • Tell us about yourself in 350 words
  • Why do you want to pursue a career in the PR industry?
  • What excites you the most about this internship opportunity?
  • Which publications do you read, which news channels do you watch, and through which social media platforms do you consume the news?
  • If you have any, tell us about your previous work experience in 350 words
  • Please confirm that you have the right to work in the UK

Roles will remain open until Monday, May 23rd (11:59pm) so please be sure to apply as early as possible as strong candidates will be selected and interviewed on a rolling basis.

Once the position has been filled, the role will be closed.

Best of luck and feel free to get in touch via [email protected] with any questions. 

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.