Financial Services Communications Intern 

Job Reference: SS2022TSJP1

  • Start date: July 4th 2022
  • Salary: London Living wage
  • Type of intern: School leavers (18+), Undergraduates and graduates 
  • Duration of internship: 3 months 
  • Number of opportunities available:
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: London

This agency is on a mission - 'we are a lively, supportive, and creative bunch of individuals determined to ‘transform the world of finance for the better’. As specialists in financial services communications, we work with clients to engage and change behaviours: we were the first to use mobile in our sector, the first to use gamification to get millennials to engage with their pensions, and have created thought leadership firsts that have made front page news'.  

We work in an open, fun, supportive, flexible, diverse, and collaborative environment and we are always looking for people who can add to our great culture and bring new and diverse experiences and insights to the table.

While this opportunity is to work within our PR team, as a full-service integrated agency you will have exposure to, and the opportunity to experience and learn about, the full suite of communications disciplines such as marketing, social media & digital, creative, account management and planning.

What you will do:

  • Media relations – Helping teams draft written materials such as comments and press releases, as well as pitching stories to the media You’ll get the chance to see your work appear in some of the biggest media outlets in the UK.
  • Research – As a team, we oversee and undertake a lot of research for existing client accounts and new business pitches. Working with others to understand the process, you would be given the opportunity to help shape research questions, analyse data, and work with the team to create stories that can captivate readers.
  • Creative thought – Current and prospective clients thrive on creativity. You would be involved in brainstorms for new and retained business, helping to generate campaigns and ideas that can bring their business to life.
  • Social Media – Working with teams to provide creative input to content and postings for clients.
  • Administration – Working in an agency means that time and project management are both critical. You would be working with the Account Executives to schedule internal and external meetings, monitor, flag, and collate press coverage and stories of interest, as well as help draft weekly and monthly client reports.

The skills they are looking for:

  • Good writing skills 
  • Good organisational skills 
  • A passion for PR and an interest in Financial Services
  • Knowledge of social media  

If you are intrigued by a career in PR and the wider communications industry and are enthusiastic, organised, flexible and up for a challenge where no day is the same then this is the place for you!

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: SS2022TSJP1

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.

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.