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PR intern

TNW’s Events team is looking for a kick ass Public Relations intern to help tell the story of TNW Conference 2017 and support with PR activities throughout this 3 month journey.

INTERNSHIP · AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

TNW Conference is one of Europe’s largest and most renowned tech conferences. In 2016, we welcomed 10.000 attendees/day, more than 300 of whom were journalists and reporters from various international media outlets such as BBC, VICE, CNBC, Forbes, Bloomberg and Financial Times. The stories told at TNW Conference resulted in a large number of editorial pieces and interviews, a number which we’re looking to grow even further this year.

If you’re looking for a bold way to make your entrance into the world of public relations and are not afraid to work on PR stunts such as the one above, then this role might just be for you.


Main responsibilities:

  • Help shape the voice of TNW Conference 2017 by supporting the PR Manager with the communication strategy, messaging and execution
  • Curate a hit list of international media outlets and journalists that are a great fit for our event
  • Get TNW Conference featured into industry-relevant event listings
  • Build up awareness and excitement for the event by working on cool stories and announcements
  • Manage press pass requests and blogger applications
  • Support the PR Manager with setting up key interviews, features and thought leadership pieces for TNW spokespeople and speakers
  • Support with outbound and inbound media enquiries
  • Assist with media partnerships and work with the Marketing team on deliverables
  • Liaise directly with journalists and speaker PR teams to set up meetings and interviews at the event
  • Help run the on-site press office
  • Monitor press coverage before, during and after the event

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Passion and interest in technology, innovation or entrepreneurship
  • Basic knowledge of local and international tech media scene and trends
  • Storytelling chops – know how to tell and recognise a good story
  • Superb eye for detail
  • A pro-active attitude and ability to work independently
  • Someone who is not afraid to talk to high profile journalists and speakers on the phone, via email or face to face
  • Dutch language skills are a plus, but not a must
  • Someone who is able to work with us from our Amsterdam HQ

What we’re offering:

  • The opportunity to meet and get in touch with some of the greatest thought leaders in the world of tech and business
  • A great way to kickstart your PR career by making connections and networking with high profile journalists
  • Relaxed, informal ways of working and sociable colleagues
  • A chance to be a part of one of the fastest-growing teams within TNW
  • €400/month compensation
  • Flexible working
  • Free daily lunch