Intern – Health (Paid)
- The intern may be required to carry out all or some of the following key tasks:
- Tracking issues in the media relevant to designated clients.
- Sourcing and preparing detailed draft media analysis reports for approval by relevant Account Executives and Account Managers;
- Researching and sourcing information as directed by Account Executives and Account Managers for designated client projects;
- Management of press cuttings, including preparing monthly/quarterly coverage books;
- Preparing activity reports for clients;
- Helping to draft press releases, opinion articles, website copy, background material etc;
- Conducting ring rounds, and building journalist contacts;
- Preparing journalist and MP biographies and briefing notes for clients;
- Preparing and maintaining media distribution lists for press releases;
- Researching and managing forward calendars of key media and current affairs events relevant to designated clients.
- Competences applicable to the post:
- You must: have the ability to conduct comprehensive analysis of information to tight deadlines ensuring accuracy and relevance;
- have excellent writing skills;
- be logical, creative and flexible in the appraisal of problems;
- be proficient in the use of research and Internet tools and word processing.
- be able to take direction and report progress on your work with others;
- be organised and able to manage your own workload;
- be passionate about politics and elections.
Qualifications and skills:
- You must:
- You must have a degree, with a minimum classification of 2:2.
- Knowledge and enthusiasm for understanding health issues is essential.
- Experience of the media, Westminster, public affairs, politics and campaigning is an advantage.