Tech PR Intern 

Job Reference: S2022BPRFH1

  • Start date: June / July 2022
  • Salary: London living wage as a minimum
  • Type of intern: Undergraduates (in their second or final year only) and graduates
  • Duration of internship: 8-12 weeks 
  • Number of opportunities available: 1
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: London

This is an award-winning PR agency that specializes in high-growth technology companies. It was founded in 2002 and has over 50 communications specialists who work with tech clients on corporate, B2B and B2C campaigns. This agency has offices in London, Paris and Berlin, and has expert consultants covering Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria. 

We support our clients on everything from product launches, profile raising, content creation and crisis management. This agency currently represents some of the globe’s most high-profile technology companies as well as fast-growth early stage companies and venture capital firms.

You'll act as a resource for multiple account teams, allowing you to work with and learn from many different team members. You’ll be supporting the day-to-day execution of a variety of PR campaigns, which will give you the chance to develop an understanding of our clients’ goals and sectors.

What you will do:

  • Internal/account administration: updating client media lists and the agency master media list, daily monitoring of relevant enquiries from Response Source (media monitoring database), daily monitoring of Twitter for journalist requests relevant to clients, and flagging relevant media opportunities proactively to your team
  • Client administration: support in updating activity trackers, coverage trackers and putting together quarterly coverage reports; support in putting together meeting/call agendas 
  • Editorial: learning to write content (pitches, commentary and/or opinion articles) that is clear and compelling, and in a tone of voice appropriate for media
  • Media pitching: working with your team to proactively pitch story angles for media on behalf of clients and build relationships with relevant journalists 
  • Brainstorming: contributing to team brainstorms around client activity. This will be helped by reading around clients to broaden your knowledge of their target audience and competitors
  • Managing time effectively & communicating openly: balancing account work to ensure tasks are completed within the deadlines set, and communicating with your team members if unsure of how to go about a task or which should take priority 

The skills they are looking for: 

Key to this role is a proactive approach to account administration, the ability to work well within a team, an interest in the news agenda and a willingness and enthusiasm to learn and ask questions. 

Additionally, an interest in Tech!

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: S2022BPRFH1

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.