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Public Relations Work Placement

Listing ID: 801511

Public Relations Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Hunter Boots
Location: Central London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 2 week to 3 months
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Start Date: Flexible
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Reporting To: PR Coordinator
Twitter Handle: @HunterBoots
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 5 days
About: Hunter was born out of the British obsession to unearth something new. Forged by the desire to discover, the spirit of Hunter was created. We take the path others dare not take. Always innovating, always evolving what it means to be British, we pursue a simple, perfect function. Since 1856 we've equipped the people who want to find their own path. If you're born a pioneer, you're always living in an era of discovery.

As an iconic British brand, Hunter has a strong heritage to draw upon with 160 years of history at its disposal. One of a few successful and genuine British heritage businesses still in existence today, Hunter retains two Royal Warrants of Appointment as suppliers of waterproof footwear to HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The iconic Hunter Original Wellington boot was first introduced in 1956 and is recognised worldwide; representing the pioneering spirit of the brand and its pride in performance, innovation and durability of all its products.

Looking to gain PR experience for a progressive, global heritage brand?  At Hunter, we are offering a Student Work Placement Internship to join our busy press office, which manages the global PR for the brand from our London headquarters.

With no two days the same, the ideal candidate will be a brand ambassador, able to multi-task and most importantly, they should be willing to learn and be passionate about fashion, PR and media, in addition to being a team player.
 
Key responsibilities within the placement will include:

  • Assist with database management
  • Assist with daily send outs and press liaison
  • Work closely with the PR Manager and PR Executive to secure product placement and support our international and VIP agencies
  • Assist with digital influencer & VIP festival strategy
  • Brand ambassador at festivals in the UK
  • Editorial clippings
  • Sample & showroom management 

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • How to communicate and present product to editors and stylists effectively. Learn skills such as the creation of mailers and product pitches
  • The use and implimentation of Fashion GPS with regards to sample send outs and contact database - this is a commonaly used software in PR departments and a fantastic skill to learn 
  • We will allow time for you to research publications and investigate into their aesthetic, along with teaching you relevant information about them
  • You will learn how to manage documents such as send out charts with the help of the PR Coordinators guidance 
  • Working on events allows you to see an exciting side to the industry, we will work alongside you with completing tasks for events such as VIP gifting
  • We will help explain and monitor the process of sample send outs, a key skill for entering PR which you will be taught and have the opportunity to take on as much responsibilty as you feel you can manage 

Please note all above tasks will be supervised by both the PR Manager and PR Coordinator, in order to help develop your experience.

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