• Location:
  • Job type:
    Internship
  • Posted:
    9 months ago
  • Category:
    Public Relations
  • Deadline:
    September 6, 2021

Public Relations Internship 

About Soda 

Soda Communications is a boutique-sized PR consultancy jam-packed with big-agency  experience. 

Our senior team has led some of Australia’s largest agencies, working on the most respected  brands in their categories. Now Soda takes that big-agency thinking and adds in flexibility,  creativity, and individuality. Our people have an unsurpassed entrepreneurial spirit and a  willingness to roll up their sleeves and just get the job done. 

 

Position overview 

The purpose of this role is to support the agency and its staff in the delivery of client  communications. This is an administrative support role to the agency and is critically important to  the overall delivery of service to our clients and partners.  

At Soda we mix well, always. 

We invest in developing strong and collaborative partnerships with our clients, partners, and  industry. We have done this by building and supporting a culture that delivers exceptional  outcomes, and people who value honest, and transparent relationships with exciting  entrepreneurial thinking.  

As an Intern with Soda, you should expect to learn the field from top to bottom and will complete  this program ready to enter any public relations role with excellent skills and as such you must  demonstrate a willingness to learn and a positive attitude to the role. You would work closely with  internal teams and demonstrate an ability to establish trusted, and transparent relationships with  media and our partners.  

 

The way we work:  

You will be joining a highly supportive, friendly, and fun work environment where work/life balance  is encouraged. 

There are a million reasons to work with us, here are just a few reasons that set us apart:

You will learn from senior practitioners in a close-knit team environment.
We have creative firepower and create work that motivates and inspires
Fast, flexible, working style. We genuinely love what we do, and it shows
Flat structure and a solid ‘can-do’ approach
A highly collaborative approach with our clients, agency partners and media Excellent media relationships across all categories

 

ABOUT YOU  

Key Responsibilities  

Develop a strong news sense for issues of concern to Soda and its clients and monitor  relevant media on a daily basis 

Supports Soda across all aspects of campaign management from briefs through to  evaluation and reporting 

Develop and maintain excellent database management skills. 

Manages the set-up, traffic, and reporting of communications bookings and their related  creative or content assets 

Support Soda in the preparation of various reports and communication planning  documents 

Develop and maintain industry tools skills and usage 

Working with media, internal teams and agency partners ensuring the timely delivery of  material and accurate instructions 

General admin including WIP updates, and meeting coordination 

Build effective relationships with internal teams, media, and agency partners 

 

The role 

The ability to deliver creative thinking and contribution to client communication development  and execution  

Partner with internal team members to strive for the highest quality communications for  clients 

Being an integral part of our collaborative culture, contributing to work that delivers to  Soda’s values: CLEAR THINKING, EFFERVESCENT, TRANSPARENT 

Contribute toward client and market perception of Soda as a communications leader that  puts its clients’ needs at the centre of everything we do 

Drives accurate and accountable data loading, billing, and reporting to ensure client  campaign performance  

 

Skills and experience 

Tertiary qualified in related field (or final year comms/PR student) 

Strong communication skills, and an understanding of the news and media landscape Great organisation skills, attention to detail, and a strong ability to multitask 

Enjoy working as part of a team 

Curious, confident, and proactive 

 

Benefits 

  • Compensation  
  • Flexible schedule  
  • Practical public relations experience 
  • Access to shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities 
  • Discounts from client partners 
  • Fantastic office environment in great location 
  • Collaborative team environment 
  • Access to insights, research, and information from the industry 
  • Access to development courses and additional training

 

TO APPLY: 

Send your CV and Cover Letter to Sophie Hornsey:

E: sophie@sodacommunications.com.au