Contract type: Summer internship/twenty hours per week
An ideal opportunity for a recent graduate (preferably in journalism) to gain industry experience and insight to working on PR campaigns for tech and digital start ups. As part of a small and very busy PR team based in Edinburgh city centre you will quickly get experience of many aspects of PR:
- Understanding client campaign strategies
- Drafting press releases
- Administering client campaigns
- Social media and blogging
- Using PR databases
- Pitching to press
- Event management
The role will develop practical understanding of PR through shadowing and supporting the activities of the permanent team, and offers hands-on involvement in many aspects of the job. We will find out what you want to achieve from the internship and work hard to provide you with tasks and opportunities to fulfil these goals.
Applicants will have excellent writing ability, experience of social media in a PR context and strong communication skills. Applicants will be informed about trends in PR, have a track record of working in the media and a hunger for news. Knowledge of the tech start up scene and publications appropriate to this sector would be a huge advantage.
Hot Tin Roof will be recruiting a full-time PR assistant at the end of the summer.
More information about Hot Tin Roof is available on our website www.hottinroof.co.uk
For further details and to apply for the role of intern please see our advert on the Adopt an Intern website