PR Intern | Jargon PR 

Job reference: SS2022JPRHC1

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Salary: National Living Wage
  • Type of intern: Current university student and graduates
  • Duration of internship: 12 months 
  • Number of opportunities available: 1
  • Internship format: Remote and hybrid opportunities available
  • Office location: Hampshire and Manchester

Founded in 2009, Jargon PR specialises in B2B technology running international media relations and content campaigns for a range of technology businesses. Spanning across a variety of industries including security, cloud, IOT, retail and adtech, we currently have a portfolio of 40 retained clients and a close-knit team of 24 PR professionals based in the UK.

The agency is a fun and collaborative company. As a small agency, we are consistently punching above our weight and working with some innovative and leading brands within their respective sectors. The team is very social and often spends time with each other outside of work in addition to company-wide social events in the summer and winter.

What you will do:

The successful applicant will be given a portfolio of 5-6 clients that they will directly work on to support the team across the company. Day to day activities will include; drafting content, distributing press releases, social media management, building media relationships, client reporting, competitor research and analysis and much more. 

Training and development are also important for the agency with all permanent members of the team either achieving CIPR accreditation or working towards it. The successful applicant will have access to a range of training opportunities including internal training sessions hosted by the team and external workshops.

We’ve taken 12 interns over the past five years, all have been fantastic and have gone onto secure excellent graduate roles based on their degree and year’s placement experience with us. In addition, we have had 3 previous interns return to the agency as full-time members of the team.

We want to help develop our interns and give a taste of what a career in PR can offer. From new business pitches, client meetings and content planning, they will be involved in everything from day one and have the opportunity to fully embed themselves within the agency.

The skills they are looking for: 

  • A great communicator: written and verbal
  • Creativity and a spark
  • Have a genuine passion for technology
  • Someone who will love working as part of a tight-knit team
  • Has a passion for the media landscape
  • Equally happy working with both brand leaders and niche challenger brands
  • Be a highly creative and proactive self-starter
  • Excellent content creation skills with the ability to adapt writing styles
  • Have outstanding attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Be an enthusiastic team player with strong creative energy

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 

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: SS2022JPRHC1

Applications will remain open until Friday, August 19th 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.