Intern – PR & Corporate Communications

3-month fixed term contract  

PLMR is a leading, fast-growing communications agency with a dynamic, vibrant team, who deliver outstanding results for clients every day. We work across a range of core sectors, including education, health and social care, tech, housing, energy, and professional services to deliver public relations and corporate communications strategies that play a central role in helping our clients achieve their diverse objectives.  

As a PR and Corporate Communications Intern you will assist the PLMR team in providing high quality servicing to all our clients. To be successful in this role, it is critical that you have a deep, passion and interest in the British media, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

You will be well organised, highly motivated and able to work under your own initiative, meeting and driving forward on deadlines and projects.  In this role you will gain experience of – and exposure to – all the main disciplines of consultancy life with a priority focus on media relations.  

 

Job description: 

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communications skills 
  • An understanding and deep interest in the British media 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with challenging deadlines 
  • A can-do attitude and a positive, supportive and engaging approach to work 

 

You will engage in a variety of tasks to support the PLMR team which may include some or all of the following:  

  • Drafting press releases for PLMR clients 
  • ‘Selling in’ press releases to journalists   
  • Compiling media lists in support of a press release mailout   
  • Undertaking detailed desk-based research 
  • Drafting letters and liaising with the office of MPs or Ministers 
  • Contributing to internal PLMR account meetings   
  • Preparing “Live Actions Updates” for client meetings  
  • Monitoring political events of relevance to PLMR clients  
  • Providing colleagues with general administrative support as required   
  • Developing a positive professional relationship with PLMR colleagues, and contributing to a thriving day to day working environment  

 

Please note the role may vary slightly depending on which client accounts you will be working on and the needs of the business.  

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter to support your application.  

Please note that due to the expected high volume of applicants, if you do not hear from us then it is likely that you have been successful. 

At PLMR we are committed to reflecting and representing the diversity of the UK and to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the agency aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity and inclusion of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly and with dignity and respect. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds; age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.   

If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know.   

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Job Title: Intern
Reporting to: Account Manager or above
Location: London
Salary: Competitive

*CVs should be in PDF format

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