PR Intern - Technology

  • WE Communications
  • London SE1, UK
  • Jan 27, 2021
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Description

When you work at WE, you will find compelling work, global partnerships, worthwhile professional development, outstanding benefits and the opportunity to make a difference. We value those who share our passion and belief in the power of change, discovery and innovation. We invest in our future by creating a fun workplace full of creative, skilled, curious and enthusiastic people. If that sounds like you, we want you here.

This is a great chance for you to gain vital commercial experience within a fast-paced and successful Tech PR department. We are ideally looking for you to have good copywriting skills, ideally gained from previous commercial experience/internship(s).
You will ideally have a strong interest in PR/comms, thriving on the opportunity to work with some of the most influential internal and external players within the Tech PR space. We require you to be self-confident and assured, whilst liaising with clients and internal stakeholders.

 

Responsibilities:

Main Accountabilities

  • Client service

    Working with Account Managers to ensure work is delivered on time
    Proactively providing updates on deliverables and project status’

  • Press office

    Solid media and influencer relations skills – via traditional, social and digital channels
    Story generation – helping to brainstorm ideas to generate coverage for clients

  • New Business
    Support for new business opportunities, including research and concept development

  • Working within the team
    Working with colleagues, both WE and external partners, across time zones and regions
    Working as an integral part of the WE UK team, and as an extension of client teams

Agency Business

  • Meet WE guidelines on best business practices including utilization, daily timesheets, accurate billing, timely expense reports, etc.
  • Manage and understand how to utilize internal client service teams (editing, production, library, etc.) to ensure quality, comprehensive service to clients

Culture:

  • Fast paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Extensive computer and phone use
  • Interest in technology and how it’s changing our world
  • Non-Bureaucratic and relaxed working environment

 

Qualifications:

Previous proven experience:

  • Social media savvy – multiple platform experience(FB, Twitter, Instagram, Blogging)
  • Ideally a previous placement/internship at a PR/Comms agency
  • Excellent copywriting/content creation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Previous agency experience

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School