2022 INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: EDELMAN GLOBAL ADVISORY

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Edelman – Global Advisory /
Internship
About our internship:
The Edelman Global Advisory (EGA) team is looking for motivated and enthusiastic candidates to join our Internship Programme and work alongside our world-class team. An internship with EGA will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, political, and international environment; it will provide a comprehensive introduction to the work of the largest public relations consulting firm in the world and help you develop a core skill set to support you in your future career.
 
Your contribution to the team:
At EGA, interns are an integral part of our teams, and they play a key role in supporting our busy team of first-class consultants with the implementation of strategic programmes that help our clients navigate the changing world. Throughout the programme, you will have the opportunity to experience and get stuck into a broad range of tasks and projects including, but not limited to: 

    • Drafting briefing material for clients
    • Monitor political announcements and parliamentary activity 
    • Support political engagement programmes, including creating stakeholder maps, outreaching to relevant offices and handling logistical arrangements
    • Develop biographical and policy briefings including conducting research to inform these documents
    • Support with event management, including liaising with MPs’ offices, co-ordinating with the parliamentary events team and third-party suppliers as well as handling the logistics
    • Build relationship with clients and colleagues at all levels
    • Supporting with ad-hoc research tasks including but not limited to new business opportunities, policy briefings, events and speaking slots
    • Assist in event planning
    • Working with junior team members to ensure accurate account administration

About you: We don’t expect you to have all the answers, instead we are committed to showing you every aspect of what we do. We are looking for candidates who are motivated to pursue a career in public affairs and are:

    • Curious about current affairs and like to keep on top of the news agenda
    • Organised, self-starters who like trying new things and are open to new challenges
    • Team player who is always ready to lend a hand
    • Dynamic problem solvers who tackle setbacks in a creative way
    • Interested in further developing their writing skills with a keen eye for detail
    • Exceptional attention to detail, organisation and planning skills 
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel

What we offer in return:

    • Working with great clients in a range of sectors including in energy, food and beverage, tech, health and financial services.
    • Training on the skills needed to work in a global PR and public affairs agency.
    • Informal 1:1s with senior members of the team to discuss career pathways
    • A line manager who helps you to set objectives and empower you to achieve your goals
    • Several social activities such as free breakfast, Thursday drinks and junior meetups
    • An opportunity to network with teams across practices
About Edelman:
Edelman Global Advisory sits within the Edelman network and provides tailored business and government advisory services to institutions seeking to navigate today’s changing geopolitical and economic landscape. We advise on business strategy, government affairs, political risk, corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Our mission is to build trust in today’s evolving geopolitical environment.
 
Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm helping business and organisations evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. We are independent and family owned, which allows us the freedom to deliver original thinking and invest in our team and our clients. In the UK, there are more than 550 employees based in our offices in Victoria. We create award-winning creative communication programmes for our clients.
 
About Edelman Global Advisory:
We are London’s leading Public Affairs team. We provide value to our clients through insight, strategic political advice and tactical execution. Comprised of former communications directors, government special advisers, policy experts, journalists, and experienced campaigners, we have deep expertise in all elements of government relations in the UK and offer unrivalled insight into the highest levels of Whitehall.

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Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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