BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the 2018 merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE WPP), a creative transformation company.The role
BCW are seeking an Intern for the newly established Corporate and Public Affairs practice in London.
We are looking to appoint an individual with a passion for learning about the complex and high-profile issues affecting some of the world’s biggest and most significant brands.
If you bring an enthusiasm for the intersections of communications, politics and reputation, BCW will provide you with a flying start to a fast-paced, dynamic career.
As an Intern, you will be responsible for undertaking account administration critical to all client and team projects, under the guidance of an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager. Spotting industry issues and understanding the implications of these is a daily requirement for our clients and we would want any candidate to demonstrate a strong appetite for this alongside an enthusiasm for corporate communications and the media.
You will play an active role in the smooth running of accounts and you’ll pride yourself on ideas and smart thinking.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their passion with some initial experience in politics, journalism, communications or an allied field.Key Skills And Accountabilities
Please submit your application by Friday 9th July 2021
- Knowledge and understanding of the British political system
- A broad interest in news coverage from a wide range of sources
- A keen interest in digital media, the digital landscape and the role of digital in media
- Strong organisational skills and ability to juggle workloads across high profile client accounts, working to deadline
- Strong research skills, to support a range of projects, and the ability to get to grips with a broad range of technical topics
- Solid written skills
BCW are committed to growing and sustaining an agency that is both representative and inclusive of the communities we live and work within. At BCW, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enables our agency to thrive and deliver brilliant work. We actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented and celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.
We will only assess you on your abilities and fit for the role, please do get in touch if you would like to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during the recruitment process.
- Education Level
- Working hours per week
- 4 - 40
- Type of Contract
- Casual / Part Time Jobs
- Profession Sub-category
- Full UK/EU driving license preferred
- Car Preferred
- Must be eligible to work in the EU
- Cover Letter Required