PR & Events Coordinator Intern

at BYP Network in London

(₤100 per month)


BYP Network is an all-inclusive community for black young professionals to connect. We bring future leaders together, between the ages of 18 - 35, by giving them an online platform to meet like-minded people. This will lead to job opportunities, entrepreneurship opportunities, friendships and relationships within the black community. As part of BYP Network offering we also host events such as networking, professional development and fun social gatherings.


+ Build and maintain a comprehensive list of influential bloggers, social media influencers and magazines/journalists

+ Build relationships with and manage PR agencies and freelancers across the UK, US, and Europe

+ Generate and pitch ideas, securing news coverage, features and App placement across a range of publications and media types (consumer, business, tech, industry)

+ Meet with a broad spectrum of media to build relationships, and work with these contacts to ensure quality press coverage in line with the brand positioning

+ Act as the point of contact for all incoming press queries, from interview requests to call-ins

+ Reach out to the wider community to gain testimonials and feedback

+ Build and maintain information on venues for events along with reaching out to the wider community about sponsorships

+ Help to plan events/awards ceremonies


+ Student or Recent Graduate looking for work experience and has a keen interest in PR/media, brand storytelling and content creation . Degree/Working towards a degree in Events management, media, PR, or journalism is ideal

+ Strong writing and editing skills, with outstanding attention to detail and an ability to quickly grasp tone of voice

+Strong project management skills – you can handle multiple projects at once in an organised manner and can structure your time given competing priorities

+ Hard-working individual that does not need micro-managing and great at ideas generation

+ Team player who believes in the BYP Network mission

+ Proven track record of success in personal/ professional endeavours.

+ Sales experience desirable but not necessary

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Published at 05 Jan 2018
Expires on 31 Jan 2018