With a focus on effective stakeholder communications and adopting a holistic, media-neutral approach, Porter Novelli develops public relations programs that deliver value and impact to its clients' business.one of Nigeria’s leading Public Relations’ agencies, has been in the business of reputation building and management consultancy for more than thirteen years.
They are currently running a PR Fundamentals Internship Programme, which offers young graduates the opportunity to spend 12 months working and learning.
Classes are held every day of the first week and weekly thereafter during the course of the regular workdays. Featured classes include lectures by staff experts and discussions emphasizing the fundamental skills of public relations.
Interns will spend most period of their internship as integral member of Account Teams learning the fundamental skills of public relations: e.g. writing, media monitoring, media relations, electronic media, special event planning, new business presentation and more. Those who display aptitude and interest for thought leadership may be posted to the Research and Planning Department which focuses on developing PR insights, innovation and quality assurance.
- The PR Fundamentals Internship Program seeks recent graduates with little or no prior experience in the field.
- Applicants must have graduated from the university before applying.
- Candidates also must have completed the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Programme.
HOW TO APPLY:
All application forms must be submitted with:
1. Three (3) written tests
2. A current resume
3. Two (2) signed letters of recommendation (Preferably from lecturers or supervisors)
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COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
Ms. Victoria Nwoji
Head of Human Resources
Human Resources/Administration Department
C&F Porter Novelli
26A Babatope Bejide Street
Lekki Phase I
Each applicant shall be contacted by phone or e-mail about the status of his or her candidacy once the Human Resources department have reviewed all applications - typically four to six weeks after the application deadline. Those selected to move on in the process shall be contacted by phone to schedule an interview with an HR representative.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a second interview with PR Fundamentals Internship Programme Executives, either in person or through telephone. Applicants should be prepared to answer questions on the written samples submitted and the experiences listed on their resume.
Following completion of the interviews, a final slate of candidates shall be selected for admission into the PR Fundamentals Internship Programme. There is no set number of Interns for each session; the class size shall vary from session to session. All applicants shall be notified in writing, about the final status of their application.