PR Internship

Agency Side · Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Department Agency Side
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

JOB TITLE: PR Intern


BASED: UAE based 


REPORTING TO: PR Director


AVAILABILITY: 3 month internship October to December 


PURPOSE OF THE OPPORTUNITY: 

We have an exciting opportunity within the PR department at Acorn Strategy. This is a great opportunity for somebody who is passionate about public relations and wanting to get a foot in the door with an integrated marketing agency. As an intern you will have good exposure into real life agency work, while supporting across a variety of industries and clients. The successful candidate will have lot's of energy, a great attitude, and most importantly have a passion for all things media, keeping a finger on the pulse on all story opportunities. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Reports, learning to measure the success of campaigns through Acorn’s ways of media monitoring 
  • Media Database, learning the importance of having an updated media list and tips and tricks of media relations 
  • Story pitching, writing is a very important skill in PR. Our team will help you evaluate your skills through drafting email pitches to journalist and editors to bite on your story 
  • Story mining session, what story will sell in the media? How to tweak stories from a media perspective? Where will the story run? Learning to understand the media landscape 
  • Digital PR, the future ways of working in PR 
  • Proactively search for opportunities to showcase/exhibit client projects
  • Build collaborative relationships with all internal team members, media outlets, third party stakeholders and clients
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with the internal Acorn Strategy team for new ideas that will raise the client’s profile with key target audiences
  • On ground media support


WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications
  • An interest in working with the UAE media
  • An enthusiastic energetic self-starter with a can do attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills 
  • A genuine interest in integrated marketing and communications
  • Strong written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Must have a great work ethic

 

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN:

  • Hybrid working model, 2 days per week in the office
  • Half day on Fridays
  • Option to work from our Dubai or Abu Dhabi offices
  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Internal/external training opportunities to advance career development



ABOUT ACORN STRATEGY

Voted Large Agency of the Year 2021 and winner of multiple international awards, Acorn Strategy is a full-service communications consultancy with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Perth, and London, and an ever-expanding client roster. We are an integrated marketing, public relations, and digital consultancy that delivers sharp, agile, and creative strategies to help grow our clients’ business.


OUR CULTURE

We understand that our success depends on recruiting and retaining the highest quality individuals. We have created an environment for people to grow and learn through a culture that empowers creativity, innovation, and professionalism. The core values we live by are collaboration, agility, bravery, curiosity, and growth.


OUR PEOPLE

Over the years we have come to realise that although each of our team members are unique, we each share a series of personal traits that have successfully linked us culturally as a team and as an agency at large. ​


ACORN STRATEGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to creating and building a respectful and empowering environment. We aim to create an inclusive workplace that supports our diversity and increases our potential to produce work that better represents and resonates with the world around us.

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  • Location
    Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
  • Department
    Agency Side
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level