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Reference: 71099

Date Added: 16 May 2019
Closing Date: 14 June 2019

Job Title: Strategic Communications Internship

Working For: Atalanta

Location: London

Salary: £10.20 / hour - Full Time

Job Details

Experience & Skills

A competitive candidate will have had some exposure to strategic communications, campaigning, or international politics, either through coursework or prior internship or work experience. Excellent research and writing skills are essential.

English language fluency is a requirement. Additional language skills (particularly French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic) are preferable but not required.


Project Delivery
Assisting with the delivery of projects on behalf of a diverse range of clients. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Research and drafting of background briefs.
  • Drafting of a range of communications materials including: messaging / talking points, press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, and website & social media content.
  • Assistance with media relations, including: development of media lists, drafting of written responses to media queries, and drafting of interview briefs for clients including suggested talking points on likely topics.
  • Assistance with digital strategy and execution, including: drafting of social media strategy memos, creation of digital content, and social media analytics.
  • Drafting of activity reports for clients, detailing actions undertaken on their behalf.
  • Compiling relevant press clips to keep project teams up to speed on the latest developments.

Business Development

  • Assisting with researching new business prospects, including: political campaigns, NGOs, multilateral institutions, and government ministries.
  • Assisting with developing pitch materials.

Administrative Support
While the majority of the work will be more substantive in nature, the candidate will be expected to provide some administrative support.

Work Permission
The candidate must have the right to work in the United Kingdom. Visa sponsorship is not available at this time.

Equal Opportunity
Atalanta is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably
qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We strongly believe that diversity in the workplace is an asset both to our organisation and for our ability to deliver for our diverse client base.

Closing Date: 14 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Start Date: 15 June 2019

Application Details

Please send your CV, cover letter, and at least 2 concise writing samples of your work to careers@atalanta.co. A writing test will be required for short-listed candidates. 

Website: http://atalanta.co

Additional Notes