Marketing Communications and PR Management Internship (UK)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Social Sciences
United Kingdom
Halifax
Period: 
1 Oct, 2019 to 30 Apr, 2020
Deadline: 
30 Sep, 2019

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Opportunity:

Internship

 

Type:

Full Time, 6-12 months.

 

Location: Halifax

 

Financial Compensation: None

 

Criteria:

All candidates must be attending a higher education course where internship/placement is requisite for course qualification. A scholarship or grant programme must be in place for the required internship from a relevant programme such as Erasmus, Comenius, Youth in Action or European Community Leonardo da Vinci.

 

Company:

Storm-7 Consulting Limited (Internship located at Halifax Sales and Marketing Office).

 

We are a financial consultancy company that provides cutting edge financial intelligence and knowledge to leading financial institutions around the world. We deliver premium quality conferences and events on cutting-edge legal and financial issues, and strive to provide access to crucial insight by leading experts on the latest complex regulatory developments. 

 

Internship Role Coverage:

 

The internship will cover a unique mixture of office administration tasks and in-depth marketing communications and PR management responsibilities.

 

This will include:

  • Involvement in developing communications and digital strategy across our target markets globally.
  • Development of outstanding and highly effective content marketing initiatives to increase brand awareness, visibility and sales leads.
  • Assorted Marketing Communications & PR Manager tasks.
  • Overall involvement for corporate communications, messaging and positioning.
  • Develop and implement plans for international PR, communications and digital marketing.
  • Manage the PR channels and ensure they meet contractual KPIs.
  • Plan and execute marketing communications activities by managing agencies in-region (copywriting, editing, proof reading, designing, printing, translating, etc).
  • Co-develop content driven marketing programmes for leads, customers and partners / resellers to boost sales objectives.
  • Management of all digital channels, including the corporate website, corporate and product blogs and social media channels.
  • Deploy a range of SEO tactics and analytics to enhance search engine results and organic traffic growth.
  • Measure and report performance of all campaigns.
  • Research and identify trends / insights as well as keeping up to date with emerging technologies.
  • Organisation of resources and logistics.
  • Metrics analysis dissemination and data management.
  • Responsibility and accountability for marketing communications and social impact and reach.
  • Progress to understand the business strategy and the wider business issue.
  • Operate efficiently and effectively on an autonomous level.
  • Be a natural problem solver, rigorous planner and strong influencer.
  • Handle Project Management, budget and large data/metrics.
  • Demonstrate excellent IT skills.
  • Show effective time management.
  • Creating, managing and updating events schedules, product and services, client databases.
  • Updating social media platforms and managing engagement.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Wide online research.
  • Sourcing and application of mixed media.
  • Database management, compiling reports, maintaining records and statistics.          
  • Maintain workflows and scheduling.

 

Fast pace and quick thinking required, as well as problem solving. Successful candidate must have effective use of own initiative, and excel in communication and organisation.

 

Ideal characteristics for role:

  • Demonstrates our values in daily work ethic - professional, committed, dependable and intuitive.
  • Excellent communication skills and personal qualities: persuasive, self-motivated and target driven.
  • An inquisitive global outlook and self-awareness.
  • Is proactive, curious and innovative in all areas.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills, strong commercial acumen and a flair for problem solving.
  • Strongly self-motivated, confident, articulate and willing to take on new challenges to completion.
  • Needs to be confident and looking to develop an assertive approach.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong marketing communications passion.
  • Passion for building brand awareness and communicating differentiated key messages.
  • Focus on communications and media outreach.
  • Demonstrable social media experience including the creation and effective use of varied content.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA PRIOR TO APPLICATION:

 

  • AN INTERNSHIP IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE AND PERFORM WITHIN A JOB ROLE/FUNCTION WITHIN AN OPERATING COMPANY (IT IS NOT A TRAINING PROGRAMME).
  • YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO WORK EFFICIENTLY WITH ALL BASIC OFFICE ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONS AND PROCESSES, I.E. OFFICE BUSINESS APPLICATIONS, EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA PLATFORMS ETC.
  • YOU MUST TO BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE AT A FLUENT LEVEL (MINIMUM C2 LEVEL). THIS ROLE IS NOT AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE BASIC ENGLISH, BUT AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENHANCE YOUR BUSINESS FLUENCY.
  • THIS INTERNSHIP IS UNPAID AND YOU WILL NEED TO SECURE AN ERASMUS GRANT/SCHOLARSHIP IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.
  • THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT THE HALIFAX SALES AND MARKETING OFFICE IN UK.
  • THIS ROLE IS IN HIGH DEMAND, SO YOU WILL BE TESTED AT THE END OF THE FIRST MONTH TO CONFIRM WHETHER YOU ARE AT A STANDARD TO PROCEED, AND RECEIVE ADVANCED IMPROVEMENT COACHING.
  • WE SUPPORT, PROVIDE FOCUS AND ENHANCE HIGHLY MOTIVATED AND SELF-DRIVEN INDIVIDUALS TO A HIGHER LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE. THESE INDIVIDUALS ARE PROVIDED WITH SOLID INDUSTRY AND COMMERCIAL AWARENESS, AND ADVANCED PREPARATION FOR HIGHER LEVEL ROLES.
  • THIS IS NOT ONE OF THOSE OTHER AVERAGE OFFICE EXPERIENCES. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO ALL OFFICE EFFICIENCES AND COMPANY GOALS.

 

ONLY SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION IF YOUR ATTRIBUTES MATCH THE REQUISITE CRITERIA.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

marketing, sales, communications, media channels, social media, marketing management, digital strategy, campaign management, business development  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C2