Job specification

Title: Graduate Travel Desk Editorial Internship | Publishing and Television Group | Paid Internship | Lond

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Advertising   |   Marketing   |   Media   |   PR   |   Writing and editorial   |   Market research

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 6 months

Paid or Expenses: Paid

Salary: £15,600 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is the UK’s largest privately-owned media company. It operates a strong portfolio of national newspaper, magazine and broadcasting brands in addition to a number of other media-related businesses.


This is a 6 month internship paying the annual equivalent of £15,600 with the potential to convert to a permanent graduate job.

How can the intern expect to spend their day?

  • Writing columns.
  • Providing support to the Travel Editor.
  • Monitoring the Travel email inbox and responding to or passing on as appropriate.
  • Helping to put together fact boxes by speaking with PRs and tourist boards.
  • Collecting pictures together from the picture desks.  
  • Printing out copy and sending to picture desks.
  • Checking facts in copy to ensure correctness.
  • Printing out proofs.
  • Organising press trip invitations. 
  • Collating names of interested parties for press trips and presenting to Travel Editor.
  • Following up with PRs to put them in touch with participants.
  • There may also be the opportunity to do some writing and put together themed columns. 

Tell us about the ideal intern’s personality and qualifications:

  • A recent graduate, ideally with a degree in English, Journalism, or a related subject.
  • An aspiring journalist, who loves to write and had an interest in the media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • At home in a robust, fast-moving, pressured environment.
  • Creative, able to bring new ideas, and identify new opportunities.
  • At ease with dealing with people at the all levels within the organisation. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills. 
  • Any experience writing or a journalism qualification would be a bonus, but it’s not required if you’re able to demonstrate an ability and passion for writing.

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