AOL HPMG, PR, Comms & Marketing Intern

Location
London
Salary
£ Paid
Posted
18 Sep 2013
Closes
18 Oct 2013
Industry
PR
Sector
Intern, Online
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

PR, Comms & Marketing Intern, AOL HPMG
Reports to:​Head of Corporate Communications, Europe
Location:​London, WC1E
Grade:​​J
Position Type: ​FTC – 6 months

Company Overview​
AOL Huffington Post Media Group UK is a division of AOL Huffington Post Media Group International that is responsible for AOL’s consumer media businesses outside of North America. AOL Huffington Post Media Group UK includes the editorial business operations of AOL’s consumer media business In UK, which include The Huffington Post UK, MyDaily, Parentdish and the AOL UK network of sites.

AOL UK is a top five digital media company in terms of audience, top three in IPA Media Owner Effectiveness Awards, and has continued to grow its rankings in each editorial vertical building brands such as MyDaily into the UK’s biggest women’s fashion and beauty site.
The Huffington Post in the US was launched in 2006 and quickly grew to become one of America’s most respected online newspapers. The Huffington Post UK was launched in July 2011.

Purpose of role
We are looking for an individual to work with the Communications and Marketing teams as part of a six month internship.  There is scope for the length of the internship contract to be extended. This is a truly exciting opportunity to work with industry-leading brands such as The Huffington Post, MyDaily and Parentdish.

This role would suit a recent graduate looking for their first role within PR, Marketing and Communications.

Key Role Accountabilities
This role will reach out to 4 core areas:

PR
o Work on exciting press campaigns for AOL’s leading brands including The Huffington Post, MyDaily and Parentdish.
o Writing Internal news articles for global publication
o Organising and running key internal events
o Producing daily press cuttings reports

• Consumer Marketing
o Competition organisation and fulfilment
o Support marketing manager with email newsletter activity

• Trade Marketing
o Update trade site
o Events organisation, including managing guest lists

• General
o General filing and adhoc administration duties

Person Requirements
• Great communication skills
• Have proven creative writing skills
• Has a desire to start a career within PR, Marketing or Communication
• Has a passion for the Internet
• Has a passion for social media

Qualifications
• BA or BSc Degree

Please include two ideas for articles on Aol Money, and two ideas for articles on Aol Travel, with a very brief synopsis of what each piece would cover


Further Information
At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.
AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, political persuasion or trade union membership.
PR, Comms & Marketing Intern – HPMG UK – February 2013