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Brighton Digital Festival PR Intern

Brighton Digital Festival PR Intern

Brighton Digital Festival & Fugu PR


Posted on 20 April 2017

Brighton Digital Festival PR Intern at Brighton Digital Festival & Fugu PR

Brighton Digital Festival takes place throughout September in various venues across the city and is seeking a PR intern to help deliver the PR campaign and produce content about the Festival from June to September 2017. The role is a fully paid internship with a Brighton living wage salary, running from June to October 2017. The intern will be supported and managed by the team at Fugu PR.

Fugu is a public relations and communications consultancy, building brand awareness and managing reputations by generating media (digital and traditional media) conversations.

Job description:

The role covers writing (blogging, press releases, features etc.), media management, media planning, client management, liaising with event organisers and partners, researching, database management and administration. Key responsibilities will include:

- Build media databases, keeping them updated (in excel)
- Identify new media opportunities (monitor media/papers/blogs for relevant contacts and building relationships with key writers)
- Online research
- Contacting key writers with relevant stories, explaining stories
- Distributing information to key figures (writers) quickly within their deadlines
- Provide support and content for Brighton Digital Festival social media channels
- Attend and make notes from meetings
- Attend some key Festival events and planning meetings
- Use media databases and online evaluation packages
- Write strong and clear copy within deadline, including blogs, press releases etc.
- Create, write up and complete campaign report

Key skills:

- Educated to degree level
- Excellent written English, including spelling and grammar – able to write short concise paragraphs to communicate a story/message
- Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
- Analytical/research skills
- Basic mathematical skills
- Computer literate, able to use essential Office software, Word and Excel in particular
- Excellent organisational skills – ability to plan diverse workload in diary and meet deadlines
- A self-starter – able to work on initiative, self-motivated and task focused

Please refer to the full job description (listed in the company website field above) before applying.

How to Apply

Email CV and covering letter to by 8 May.