PR Intern (Paid) – London

  • TransferWise
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jul 28, 2017
Intern Public Relations

Job Description

Who we are

TransferWise was founded in 2011 with a clear mission: Money without borders - so people and businesses can send, spend and get paid in any currency, whenever, wherever.

Sure, the heart of what we do is international money transfer. And we’re committed to making it instant, convenient and fair for millions of people, all over the world. But we’re growing our other products and our teams at an exciting pace. And we’re looking for the very best to jump on board.

 

What it’s really like to work here

At TransferWise, we do things a bit differently. There’s no corporate nonsense, and no old-fashioned hierarchy. Instead, we work in dozens of self-sufficient, autonomous teams. Think of them like start-ups within a start-up.

Each team picks the problems they want to solve. So there’s no micro-management. No hiding behind fancy job titles. And no one telling you what to do. You are your own boss. But you’ll get tons of guidance and plenty of support from your talented, super-smart team mates.  

We’re going to be upfront — the way we work doesn’t suit everyone. But if freedom, autonomy, and life-affirming, head-scratching professional challenges rock your world, we could be a match made in heaven.

 

A bit about the job

We’re looking for a confident communicator with the knack for writing great copy to work with us on our PR activities. Press campaigns play a very important role at TransferWise, and you’ll be able to have a strong impact promoting our brand in both the British and European media. You'll be supporting the team for six months.

 

Things you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting both UK and European PR campaigns
  • Developing your own story ideas and taking initiative in creating your own campaigns
  • Taking ownership of media outreach and responding to media requests
  • Building and running our case study programme
  • Looking after our international speaking platforms, managing logistics and media opportunities

  

What you need: 

  • Excellent writing skills. You’ll be able to turn complex concepts and data into simple and compelling messages.
  • Research experience. You can cut through the plethora of information to find concise answers to questions.
  • Organisational skills. You’re able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Confident communication. You don’t mind picking up the phone if need be.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in a European language.
  • An international mindset. You love meeting new people from different parts of the world.

 

Salary

For this internship, we are offering the London Living Wage. For more information, please visit www.livingwage.org.uk

 

Want to know more?

To find out a bit more about what it’s like to work at TransferWise — plus a full run through of our employee benefits — visit our careers page.

Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

We want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.