Job Openings Intern (6-month contract)

London

You are curious and passionate about Technology and like to solve problems

We’re looking for an intern to join our growing team in Europe, where our broad portfolio of clients continues to expand.

You’ll have a passion for media relations, digital and social marketing, and content development, given the wide variety of campaigns we run, and where there’s less experience on your part, it’s our job to give you the training, advice, support, and opportunities to grow these skills.

After all, the most important thing during your internship is your own development.

As an intern with Hoffman Europe, you will take part in Hoffman’s wider internship programme where you will get to meet and chat with fellow interns in the US, work on projects to develop your PR skills, and be provided with opportunities to speak with and ask questions to a variety of senior team members. Ultimately, the programme will provide a place to reflect on your progress and simply get to know fellow interns across our US offices.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

Working with the wider Hoffman Europe team, you will be involved in client campaigns, supporting media relations and content marketing activities that make an impact for our clients’.

You’ll have the opportunity to get involved with and develop skills in:

  • Media relations: Help to drive earned results, building a strong network of media contacts, liaising with journalists regularly, and learning what it takes to make a great story for press
  • High-quality copywriting: Write engaging content for a variety of purposes, from blogs to bylined articles
  • Communication skills: Use these skills to build strong relationships with both clients and journalists, and help campaigns run smoothly through thoughtful internal communication
  • Speaking and awards: Support on building clients’ speaking / awards programmes and the development of abstracts and awards submissions
  • Marketing: Get involved in the global Hoffman blog and our own European marketing activity to further build our brand awareness
  • Events and activities: Support and attend industry networking events as well as getting involved in planning team socials and activities
  • Time management: Aptitude to deliver work on different campaigns while meeting deadlines
  • News monitoring: Stay on top of hot topics and be your clients’ eyes and ears on the news agenda, flagging stories of interest to clients and progressing news hijacking opportunities
  • Reporting: Ensure all coverage and results are flagged in a timely manner for clients, leading on client reporting and / or competitive analysis
  • Account admin support: Help ensure all activity is up to date in both internal and client-facing trackers
  • New business: Participate in new business research and planning as well as taking part in the pitches themselves

The Hero’s Background: Qualifications

You will have:

  • A passion for media relations, digital and social marketing
  • Strong administration skills
  • A “can do” attitude
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to work independently, but you also know when to escalate issues and seek help and support
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Packages such as Teams, Word, Excel and Outlook

Come join us and be at the forefront of marketing and communications, and work with industry-leading tech brands. We value diverse thinking, inclusion in decision making and embrace ideas that push the boundaries.

About Us

We're an integrated communications consultancy that specialises in solving hard problems — the tougher, the better — for tech companies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we’ve established a global infrastructure tuned for the tech industry. Toward this end, we operate offices in Boston, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London, Munich, Paris, Portland, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Shenzhen, Taipei and Tokyo.

We’re a company that values diversity and inclusion. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability status, veteran status or any other characteristic.

The Team Culture

Importantly, we’re a collaborative bunch and everyone gets their hands dirty – if you’re after hierarchy, we’re not for you; but if you want to define your own career, come and chat.

For more information, visit https://www.hoffman.com/

The Office

This role is hybrid, with two days in the office and three working from home. We all gather in the office every Wednesday, so we can do our 1:1s, training, meetings and brainstorms face-to-face (it also means that we can nip out for lunches together or a quick drink after work).

Benefits package

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this position, please click Apply Now to learn more and upload your resume.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates from [email protected]
(our HR system).

We’ve worked hard to create a package which is very… us. It’s about the individual.

Of course, there’s the expected: you’ll get 12.5 days holiday for your 6-month contract (based on a full-time equivalent of 25 days), milestone leave (e.g., wedding leave, a day off for your birthday etc…), matched pension contributions after 3 months, a competitive salary.

There’s also:

  • Early weekend kick-offs
  • Headspace app subscription for better health and wellbeing
  • Ecologi subscription, making every employee individually climate positive
  • Help @ Hand wellbeing and mental health support
  • Volunteer day: one paid day off each year to support a charity of your choice
  • Internal programme of lunch-and-learn events with media, in-house specialists, industry experts, comms heads

Please note that successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by their first day of employment. Additionally, Hoffman are not engaging with any new recruiters on this search.