Internship - Corporate & Consumer Communications

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26 Jan 2022

As the global communications agency in the business of moving people, BCW guides client partners to powerful, culturally relevant ideas, programs and messages that inspire their key stakeholders to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

BCW’s commitment to moving people starts with our employees. Here you’ll find ways to ignite your growth while doing meaningful work for exceptional clients in an environment that prioritizes your success, compels collaboration and celebrates learning. We’re committed to moving our people forward in their careers and helping them learn and grow as people and professionals.

We wholly believe that creating truly inclusive and innovative solutions is critical to our success, so Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (I.D.E.A.) are embedded into everything we do for our people, agency, clients and the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from talent across all dimensions of race/ethnicity and the LGBTQ+, differently abled and veteran communities.

And while there is no one kind of BCW person, everyone at BCW has something in common: A mindset, a way of responding to challenges with openness, curiosity and a commitment to learning. BCW will feed that drive by rewarding courageous tenacity and nurturing your dynamic career.

The Role:

We are looking for an intern to join our Corporate & Consumer Communications team in Brussels for a 6-month paid internship, starting as soon as the right candidate is found.

You will be supporting the team with daily account management on the European market, carry out media, social media and stakeholder monitoring and develop content for clients and stakeholders. This is an opportunity to be fully part of client teams and gain first-hand experience of consulting, as well as have an impact in our Corporate & Consumer Communications team.

What you’ll do as you move with us:

  • Support the team with the daily account management of clients on multi-market European projects.
  • Support and execute all necessary tasks on client accounts under the supervision of the client lead or project manager.
  • Carry out media, social media and stakeholder monitoring, research and analysis of issues, developments and trends to ensure clients are aware of discussions relevant to their work.
  • Prepare and regularly update media lists for client projects.
  • Identify, draft and pitch media stories for our clients to media and stakeholders.
  • Support in preparation of documents for clients including monitoring reports, clippings report, event trackers, etc.
  • Write media materials in English: press releases, media pitches, media profiles, factsheets and customer stories.
  • Attend and support the development of new business proposals through research and participation in brainstorming sessions.
  • Draft minutes for internal and external meetings or events.
  • Gain understanding of the client’s business, challenges and opportunities.

Experience that contributes to your success:

  • Excellent communications skills in English (C2 – Near native) - both spoken and written. French or Dutch language at B2 level is also considered an asset.
  • Good knowledge of the EU institutional and regulatory landscape.
  • Strong time management & prioritization skills.
  • Experience with digital and social media listening tools (Airtable, Brandwatch, Meltwater and Klear).
  • Critical thinking with a desire and ability to learn within a fast-paced team environment.
  • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Explore & Database management).
  • Demonstrates a proactive and can-do attitude.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and an active participant in discussions.

More about BCW:

BCW is the global communications agency that moves people on behalf of clients. BCW partners with clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, healthcare, public affairs, purpose and technology sectors to set strategic direction for all communications and create powerful and unexpected ideas that earn attention. Through an “Earned-Plus” offer – earned media plus paid media, creative technology, data, AI and an expanding suite of innovative capabilities – BCW moves people with power and precision to move its clients forward. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit www.bcw-global.com.

BCW Mission:

Organizations and industries are evolving at a rapid pace while operating in increasingly complex, connected stakeholder ecosystems. To grow and thrive in this environment, our clients need to engage colleagues, consumers, customers and other key constituents who are more diverse, elusive and over-stimulated than ever before. They have to move people - all kinds of people – to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

We move people with power and precision to move our clients forward. Join us in #MovingPeople.

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