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Reference: 71224

Date Added: 28 May 2019
Closing Date: 16 June 2019

Job Title: Public Relations Intern

Working For: Bridge International Academies

Location: London

Salary: National minimum wage

Job Details

THIS JOB PAYS NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE FOR 35 HOUR WEEK, BASED ON AN EIGHT HOUR DAY.

ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED AND WE MAY APPOINT BEFORE THE DEADLINE.

Who Are Bridge?

Bridge partners with governments, communities, teachers and families to deliver great schools and high-quality affordable education to underserved families and children.

About the Role

If you’re a self-starter interested in working for an international education social enterprise and you’re keen to learn about Public Relations - we need you! This job reports to the Vice-President of Public Relations, based in our London office.

Job Purpose

  • To effectively promote and defend the reputation of the organisation;
  • To draft, copy-edit and publish media;
  • Support the wider PR Team in London and overseas;
  • To maintain our media coverage log and stakeholder map;
  • To identify potential opportunities to increase media profile regionally, and deliver on them;
  • To engage in planning and delivery across the whole communications spectrum, including contribution to the delivery of major campaigns, and the regional rollout of communications strategies; and,
  • To play a role in ensuring that all communication is of an appropriately high standard, consistent with brand and key messages.
  • Video and photo-editing skills are desirable but not essential

What You Will Do

  • Support the PR team with their daily work, taking ownership of and managing projects where possible;
  • Frequent research and copy-editing;
  • Create, edit and prepare content to be published on social media channels;
  • Track and share trends and digital marketing developments, translating these into creative advantage;
  • Map and prioritise external contacts within the media, and external stakeholders;.
  • Prepare and place media spokespeople into broadcast and print news media;
  • Contribute to internal communication content and stakeholder news content;
  • Help collate and organise compelling content;
  • Draft press releases, blogs and support the creation of news content;
  • Participation in regular team meetings; and,
  • Keep up to date with Bridge work globally.

Closing Date: 16 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

  • Apply with covering letter and CV 
  • If successful, interview by phone
  • If successful, a short written exercise from home
  • If successful, interview in Central London

Commence Monday, 1 July for an initial six-month period. There is possibility of extension to one year but no guarantee.

Application Details

If you are interested please email a CV and a short covering letter to: rachael.dillon@bridgeinternationalacademies.com — please read Interview and Start Dates Details before applying.

Your covering letter should state why you are interested in this position and tell us about your suitability for this role.

Please include your full name in the title of documents that you send.

Website: https://www.bridgeinternationalacademies.com

Additional Notes