PR Intern (Global Policy & Advocacy Consultancy) 

Job Reference: S2022SHJB1

  • Start date: June/July 2022
  • Salary: London living wage 
  • Type of intern: School leavers, undergraduates and graduates
  • Duration of internship: 3 months (minimum)
  • Number of opportunities available: 1
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: London

    This Company is a global strategy, policy, and advocacy consultancy. In short, they solve the toughest business problems arising from political and economic megatrends. They build advocacy campaigns for clients that reach their audiences, cross channels, integrate digital and creative and above all – drive outcomes. 

    For companies operating at the intersection of business and government, we provide unrivalled advice and advocacy support, underpinned by our unique integration of data science, policy, economics, and communications campaigning.

    What you will do:

    They are looking for an ambitious intern with an interest in current affairs, creating societal change and supporting businesses to overcome problems to join a growing team.

    An intern will work across the company helping to support a range of clients and account teams. This means the ability to quickly digest information, ideas and debates and then convert them into concise, informative briefs. 

    Interns are exposed to the full range of our research and communications activities. You will be encouraged to explore the areas of the company you find most interesting meaning your role will change as you develop your skills and interests. Interns work closely with the whole team and will gain unique insight from leading industry experts.

    • Helping the analyst team provide day-to-day support on client accounts
    • Monitoring and creating briefings on political events, and providing your own analysis
    • Desk based research to support client accounts and new business pitches 
    • Supporting your team with administration such as meeting agendas/minutes, monthly reports
    • Creating weekly press coverage reports on specific issues and policies
    • Contacting important stakeholders, such as MPs, journalists, and businesses to help promote campaigns and gather intel
    • Developing an awareness of general trends, relevant news stories, specific opportunities
    • Creative thinking – supporting the team with campaign ideation and planning

    The skills they are looking for: 

    • Excited by how our offering can deliver change for our clients
    • Enthusiasm to learn about using behavioural insight to build strategic communications campaigns
    • An interest in current affairs and keeping abreast of the latest developments in politics, business, and global trends
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to build relationships and work well in a team
    • The ability to work efficiently on multiple projects and to deadlines
    • Research and writing skills and the ability to think creatively

    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: S2022SHJB1

    Roles will remain open until Sunday, May 22nd (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.