Post Graduate Intern Program

Public Relations Development Programme for Recent University Graduates

Prosek Partners is a dynamic corporate PR agency dedicated to nurturing the right professional to their full potential. We are currently looking for recent university graduates who are interested in starting a career in the public relations industry to work in our London office as part of Prosek's Summer Public Relations Postgraduate Development Programme.

The programme is a full-time (40 hours/week), paid position and extends from early June to August (start and end dates are negotiable). As a postgraduate intern, you will gain practical experience and exposure to day-to-day agency work while participating in ongoing professional development sessions as well as a basic understanding of how the news media works and how companies, large and small, incorporate and utilise the media to build and expand their brand profile. You will work across a range of industry groups within financial and professional services which include:

Asset Management, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Banking, Consulting, Technology/FinTech, Alternative Finance, and Insurance.

Responsibilities:

The culture at Prosek Partners is fast-paced and staff work together in a collegiate atmosphere that breeds professional friendship and respect. Our most successful interns are those who have a thirst for knowledge and are self-starters, driven to be the very best in the public relations profession.

We value independent thinking, energy, creativity and determination. Our best applicants can stand in front of a meeting, lead the discussion and demonstrate sound, strategic thinking and creative ideas.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree by the time the programme starts
  • Have had at least one PR internship (not required, but encouraged)
  • Understand the media and how it works
  • Have a sound understanding of current affairs and world events
  • Demonstrate confidence in project management
  • Exhibit strong writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a passion and understanding for public relations
  • Maintain and exude an intellectual curiosity for grappling new topics

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively pitch, research, craft and develop story ideas for various media outlets
  • Support various accounts across the financial and professional services sectors
  • Create and maintain editorial calendars
  • Take part in brainstorm sessions
  • Coordinate and complete daily coverage and content scans
  • Research and draft various editorial pieces (including media advisories, press releases, bylined articles and op-eds)
  • Develop and update media lists

About Prosek:

Prosek Partners is a mid-sized, independent communications firm that focuses exclusively on the financial and B2B sectors. The firm employs more than 150 people in its wholly-owned London, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Connecticut offices. Prosek Partners established its fast-growing London office in 2012, with unbroken year on year growth since inception. We work closely with our US colleagues to ensure all transatlantic accounts are run seamlessly, sharing expertise and insight within the team. Our flat, entrepreneurial, ownership-oriented culture; our commitment to an unexpected level of creativity; and our ability to service clients in the major financial centres around the globe is what makes Prosek the successful firm it is.

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