25 May
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PR Intern

Valda Boardman PR is seeking a curious and highly motivated PR Intern to join their team as part of a busy and exciting integrated marketing and creative agency.

Job Specifications

Valda Boardman PR, the PR expertise within the Marketing Network Group, focuses on effective communications strategy and creative thinking to influence brand awareness. Our experienced team is relentlessly curious and tenacious; creating innovative and contemporary client activations that catch relevant attention while keeping the brand essence at its core.

Marketing Network Group is a fully integrated agency incorporating creative, marketing, digital and public relations.

This is a full-time paid internship role commencing in July/August as a return to work restrictions allow.

Position Responsibilities

  • Working with Account Executive and Director of PR on our portfolio of clients across varying sectors.
  • Supporting the development and management of PR campaigns for clients.
  • Research, draft and syndicate media documents and presentations under guidance.
  • Liaise with national, local and specialist media representatives to maximise media coverage.
  • Attend client meetings where relevant.
  • Support the broader team in event management of any/all client and press events.
  • Work with third-party partners/suppliers in coordinating activities.
  • Report daily into Account Executive.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A desire to work within the Public Relations arena.
  • Keen interest in marketing.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong writing ability.
  • Ability to prepare and manage client budgets with internal support.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Excellent computer skills particularly with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint/Keynote
  • Knowledge of social media and online communications
  • Creative, ability to develop newsworthy and innovative concepts for clients’ offering

 

Position Qualifications

Appropriate/relevant 3rd level degree specialising in Communications.

You will be supported in your day to day role with an Account Executive and Director of PR in addition to the broader management team at Marketing Network.

Valda Boardman PR – looking ahead

The agency has succeeded in developing long term relationships with a number of state entities and indigenous Irish companies. Valda Boardman PR largely focuses on consumer and corporate and supports the marketing and digital function within the agency as clients require. It covers the areas required by client companies on the back of good counsel and through understanding business needs.

Ideally, the preferred candidate will grow into a full-time position and the successful candidate should consider this as a significant career opportunity.

Please send detailed CV to:

Valda Boardman, PR Director, Valda Boardman PR
valda.boardman@vbpr.ie
vbpr.ie marketingnetwork.ie