PR/Researcher Internship| Public Affairs Agency 

Job Reference: S2022PFFA1 

  • Start date: 4th July 2022
  • Salary: Above London living wage 
  • Type of intern: School leaver, undergraduate and graduates
  • Duration of internship: Flexible - the internship can last 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 6 months or a year 
  • Number of opportunities available: 1
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: Soho, London

This PR and public affairs agency has worked for The Queen, British Airways, and more recently Starling Bank and Zego on their journey to unicorn status, are taking part in this year’s Taylor Bennett Summar Stars programme again for the fourth year.

As an Intern, you will be joining our Researcher team. Researchers support us in our work both for clients and for new business opportunities, as well as our busy events and marketing programme.

What you will do:

  • Building your understanding of sectors and influencers through reviewing the media and the latest market intelligence
  • Undertaking in-depth research on topics and industry sectors for clients and new business proposals
  • Providing your insight and presenting your research to the team
  • Producing intelligence reports for key events in the political or media calendar
  • Supporting with client events
  • Working with the client teams on some of their regular admin tasks (e.g. WIP reports, collating minutes / actions)
  • Contributing your creative ideas during all-agency brainstorms
  • Participating in internal training and development activities
  • Contributing to our social channels and our blog

The skills they are looking for:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to think freely, critically and challenge perceived wisdom
  • A hands-on approach and a keenness to work as part of a team within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial agency environment
  • Speedy and detailed research skills
  • Genuine interest in public relations and public affairs and/or politics and campaigning;
  • An organised approach to workload and multi-tasking whilst working independently;
  • Active understanding and use of social media channels

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: S2022PFFA1

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.