6 July

PR Intern

PR Intern

Valda Boardman PR are seeking an experienced and highly motivated PR Intern to join the

team as part of a busy and exciting integrated marketing and creative agency, located in the

heart of Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

 

Valda Boardman PR, is the PR expertise within the Marketing Network Group. Our clients

span all industries, with a particular emphasis on Irish food brands. As an independent full-

service agency, our group philosophy of Pure True Integration is across creative, digital and

PR, delivering best in class strategic thinking and creative execution to some of the most

successful brands in Ireland. We also develop high end business and cultural events for

inbound overseas clients, requiring agility and resourcefulness to deliver a premium

experience.

 

Our experienced team is relentlessly curious and tenacious and has succeeded in developing

long term relationships with indigenous Irish businesses, innovative brands and a number of

state entities.

 

At the core of our business is strategic and creative consumer PR campaigns from focussed

corporate and business profiling, brand awareness campaigns, media and influencer

engagement and bespoke international client events.

 

Job Specifications:

This is a full-time paid for internship role commencing asap.

 

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.

Develop an understanding of the traditional and online media landscape

Support the team in liaising with national, local and specialist media representatives to

maximise media coverage.

Attend client meetings where relevant. Participate and support the broader agency team in marketing, digital and events. Work with third party partners/suppliers in coordinating activities.

Report daily into Account Executive.

 

Education:

Appropriate/relevant 3rd level degree. Masters specialisation in PR or Journalism

preferable. Digitally savvy.

 

Required skills & experience:

Curious, tenacious and articulate – creatively minded, innovative, with a curious interest

and familiarity with both traditional and new media platforms

Organised and a self starter with proven writing and presentation skills. Self motivated,

with initiative to participate learn the varied elements of an active PR team.

Confident working with the PR team, learning how to interpret client expectations into

activation plans and proposals, develop media pitch angles and press releases, presentation

documents, evaluation reports, etc.

 

COVID-19 considerations:

We have taken all Government advised Covid-19 precautions in the agency. As a creative

agency, person to person is essential and our preference is for a blend of in-office and work

from home. 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, Director, Valda Boardman PR

valda.boardman@vbpr.ie

vbpr.ie marketingnetwork.ie