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PR Work Placement

Listing ID: 1051603

PR Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Amanda Wakeley
Location: Mayfair, Central London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 6 -12 months
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: £10 per day
Reporting To: PR Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 6 days
About: Amanda Wakeley is British heritage luxury brand that captures the style sensibilities of its Founder and Creative Director, Amanda Wakeley. The collection, recognised for clean lines, impeccable fit and sports-luxe detail is designed to take women through every aspect of their life’s journey with effortless chic. Encompassing everything from beautifully cut ready-to-wear pieces, luxury handbags and accessories and a world-renowned wedding dress collection. Amanda’s Wakeley Wardrobe provides stylish solutions for the multi-tasking Wakeley Woman.

Amanda Wakeley is offering a PR Student Work Placement opportunity for students undertaking their industry work placement.  As part of the work placement you will be supporting the Amanda Wakeley digital team with the focus on PR and influencers.  This will involve a wide variety of tasks, giving the candidate valuable experiences and a well-rounded insight into the PR and digital industry. Please note that we can only accept students who are doing a required industry work placement as part of their course.  

What you will be doing:

  • Day to day assistance and support to the PR Manager
  • Sample management and co-ordination. Managing the showroom and keeping the office tidy and organised
  • Media liaison and relationship building
  • Day to day press office functions – product and image requests 
  • Celebrity gifting for product placement
  • Administrative tasks including creating and building media lists, sending and receiving samples, gifting, etc
  • Compiling of monthly coverage evaluations. Producing regular coverage reports in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Seeking out key influencers and implementing campaign strategies
  • Day to day assistance and support to the PR Manager
  • Support the PR Manager with event planning and execution and organisation of press events including LFW

Required Skills:

  • Good time management and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good relationship-building skills 
  • Hard-working and a team-player

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Key skills for building relationships in media relations, social media, event management and political communication – through interaction with journalist, stylist, influencers and key stakeholders at Amanda Wakeley including Amanda herself.
  • How to manage a brands reputation which is at the heart of Amanda Wakeley and how to develop an awareness of the media and communication channels available in delivering public relations campaigns. 
  • An understanding of how different communication tools can be used to influence attitudes
  • An understanding of how the fast-paced and ever-changing fashion industry works, how to fit into it and how to develop specialist skills to improve time management and productivity.
  • How to generate brand appropriate campaigns and strategies from future marketing projects and events

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