Closed: Portland Virtual Work Experience

Portland Communications

Available Between
16
Feb
2021
18
Feb
2021

Portland is a fully integrated communications consultancy trusted by some of the highest profile organizations, governments and individuals in the world with global offices in Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Washington DC, Singapore, Doha and Nairobi, as well as in London. We advise some of the world’s best known brands including Netflix, YouTube, Google, Astrazeneca, Heathrow Airport and Snapchat.

We are pioneers in integrated communications campaigns, helping clients manage their reputation, improve their visibility and media coverage – and deliver global communications campaigns across multiple platforms.

Our teams of experienced and multilingual consultants invest time to understand clients from the inside out, work with them to set clear strategic direction, and then bring the whole of Portland’s abilities to bear to deliver their objectives.

The Portland Virtual Work Experience Week is designed to give young people insight into what PR and Communications is through talks from our employees, examples of our work, masterclass sessions, Q&As and tasks to be completed throughout the week.

Examples of sessions during the week include;

  • My life at Portland
  • What is PR?
  • How do we work with journalists?
  • How do we onboard new employees (virtually!)

We are looking for young people to come along and attend the week who are interested current affairs, politics, PR and Communications, enthusiastic and want to learn. Prior experience is not needed.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Communication Skills
Interpersonal skills
Professional Etiquette
Giving presentations
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Hard Working
Willing to learn
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
Why are you interested in taking part in a PR and Communications work experience week?

2
What are you looking to get out of the week?