Careers with Keeble Brown

We have one clear objective: help our clients achieve their goals in the most efficient and effective way possible. To do this we rely on the efforts of our tight-knit team.

Each member of the team applies their own unique talents, experience and intelligence.

As a relatively young (not yet ten years old) and ambitious agency, Keeble Brown is always interested in hearing from people looking to develop their career in public affairs, PR and community relations.

Our clients rely on us to bring expertise and insight. As such, our employees are our most valuable asset.

If you are talented, motivated, engaging, creative and hard-working with a genuine interest in current affairs and public relations then we would love to hear from you.

Internship October 2021

Keeble Brown offers paid internships to exceptional individuals who have limited work experience and would like to gain first-hand experience in a considerate and supportive workplace. Applications to our internship programme are now open.

Keeble Brown is looking to take on talented interns who want to develop their PR, media, and communications skills, tackle some big projects, and work with a variety of clients and staff.

You should be looking to make a positive impact on Keeble Brown and learn as much as you can from being immersed in the world of media relations, event, and stakeholder management.

Our ideal candidate is someone who wants to get under the skin of communications, engagement and public relations. They will be familiar with digital content, social-media savvy and have a positive, considered approach to project delivery, building relationships and stakeholder relations. They will also have strong English language skills, both written and oral.

Please note: We expect to be working remotely as a team for the duration of the internship, with occassional travel to a London-based office and site visits across South East England. Interviews will be conducted using video conferencing platforms such as Zoom.

Examples of what you will do:

  • Research and monitoring for the team and/or clients
  • Write and pitch stories to the media
  • Contribute to social media accounts both internally and as part of client projects
  • Provide admin support to the team, deal with day-to-day enquiries and create media lists
  • Help to plan and organise both online and in-person events
  • Share and develop your ideas, contributing to the creative process
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of how media and stakeholder relations contributes to public life

Skills needed:

  • Excellent writing and verbal skills, including the ability to write for different audiences
  • Comfortable communicating in group situations
  • Some knowledge and interest in UK public policy, especially transport, housing, and the built environment
  • Good IT skills, familiarity with Microsoft 365 will be an advantage
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Some knowledge of WordPress and popular social media platforms is desirable

We value our interns and go the extra mile to provide a useful learning experience. We recognise and appreciate the contribution that interns can make to our business and our team spirit and try to ensure that the experience is worthwhile and rewarding. We want our Internship to benefit your career goals, so let us know what these are and tell us about any relevant experience you have.

Closing Date: 15 October 2021

Interview/Start Dates

We will be interviewing as soon as possible and may appoint before the closing date if we find an exceptional candidate. We therefore encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Salary: £18,720

Contract length: Duration of 3 months minimum, with the possibility of extension.

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV to: people@keeblebrown.com with ‘Internship October 2021’ in the subject line, together with a short (no more than 500 words) piece of writing. Please choose either:

A) Using recent news reports about the UK rail industry, briefly analyse the story and explain what it shows about the media’s interest in the sector and any insights into the politics of UK transport policy.

OR

B) Draft a press release on behalf of a local authority of your choice on a major new regeneration scheme in the area. Your press release should include at least one quote.