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Reference: 92153

Date Added: 27 March 2024
Closing Date: 3 April 2024

Job Title: Charlotte Street Partners Summer Internship Programme 2024

Working For: Charlotte Street Partners

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Scottish real living wage

Length of Contract: Six weeks (minimum)

Job Details

Charlotte Street Partners is hiring motivated, curious, engaged individuals, with an outstanding command of the written word, who wish to kickstart a career in strategic communications.

We value difference, candour and positivity. We do not ask for the usual CV or cover letter. What matters to us is your talent and potential, not background.

Our programme offers the opportunity to develop research and writing skills in public affairs and public relations. It provides a brilliant grounding for a range of careers, including the prospect of advancement at Charlotte Street Partners.

This internship is ideally suited to final year students, recent graduates and anyone looking to take their first step into the world of communications, public affairs and PR.

If you have a unique take on current affairs, a journalistic flair or a political sixth sense, we would love to hear from you. Ideal candidates will be proactive in their approach with excellent interpersonal skills, working seamlessly with the wider team.

Internships are full time and paid the Scottish real living wage. Successful candidates will be expected to work from our Edinburgh office, with the option to work some days from home. Placements run from June to September for a minimum of six weeks.

If you have any questions about the process, please do get in touch.

We invite applicants to fill in a voluntary equality and diversity monitoring form. Responses are entirely anonymous and play no role in the assessment of your application.

Read more about Charlotte Street Partners on our website.

Closing Date: 3 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Applicants who advance beyond the writing stage will be invited to interview, to take place week commencing 22 April 2024. Successful candidates will work from our Edinburgh office, with the option to work some days from home. Placements run from June to September for a minimum of six weeks.

Application Details

To apply for this internship, write a maximum 400-word piece on one of the topics below in the style of our View from the Street series and email as a Word attachment to careers@charlottestreetpartners.com

  • A Scottish economic or business challenge
  • UK and Scottish government relations following the next general election
  • The rise of mis/disinformation in the media

Your work will be assessed anonymously, so please do not include any personal details on your attached written work; however, do include your name and contact details in the body of the email.

Website: https://www.charlottestreetpartners.com/

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