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Reference: 65498

Date Added: 6 April 2018
Closing Date: 20 April 2018

Job Title: Intern

Working For: SP Broadway

Location: London

Salary: £7.83 per hour (National Living Wage)

Job Details

SP Broadway is a successful, fast-growing public relations consultancy specialising in planning and development with a local government focus. We work across a number of development sectors building relationships with key political, community and media stakeholders to gain planning consent for our clients.

We are looking for a motivated and ambitious candidate who has a genuine interest in planning and development and wants to make a long-term commitment to develop their PR skills and progress within the company.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Tracking issues across Westminster and the media, and writing weekly updates for designated clients
• Participating in new business development
• Helping in the preparation of written and design material for clients
• Helping to facilitate and support client public exhibitions
• Helping to organise political breakfast seminars
• Controlling our social media, improving brand awareness

You will gain experience of:
• Working with clients in a professional setting
• Attending client meetings
• Producing high-quality reports and press releases
• Stakeholder communications
• Political research

The candidate will:
• Have a proactive work ethic and a desire to learn and develop on the job
• Have excellent written and verbal communication
• Have an interest in politics and planning / development issues
• Have good working knowledge of both local government and national government
• Have a degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. Politics/History/Economics/International Affairs/Philosophy)

We particularly welcome applications from candidates, who:
• Have design skills/experience in print and online design (e.g. competent using InDesign or similar)
• Have good IT skills
• Have experience controlling professional social media accounts

Pending a review at the end of June, the successful candidate will become a Junior Account Executive with a salary of £18,000 a year + bonuses.

Closing Date: 20 April 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be scheduled throughout April. The position may be filled before the closing date. Candidates will be required to prepare three Politics of Planning articles for the interview – for examples of what we are looking for click here: http://www.spbroadway.com/politics-of-planning/

Application Details

If you are interested in applying please send your CV (max 2 pages) and a covering letter (max 1 page) outlining why you are interested in this position and responding to the criteria outlined above, to David McFarlane at david@spbroadway.com.

Website: https://www.spbroadway.com

Additional Notes