Environmental Communications and Research Internship

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Browning Environmental Communications

Browning Environmental Communications (BEC) is seeking applications for its internship
programme. This is a competitive internship with one of the world’s
leading agencies for climate and environmental sustainability communications and

BEC works with clients across UN organisations, IGOs, NGOs, corporates, start-ups and other
organisations and campaigns that are entirely focused on climate, environment and
sustainability. We are committed to supporting and scaling climate and environment solutions to
create real impact.

We are looking for an intern to come on board who is passionate about pursuing a career in
environmental strategic communications. You will be embedded in account teams for UK and global
clients and your work is likely to include content creation, copywriting, media relations,
research, and supporting events.

We are looking for applicants with a strong grounding in topic areas across climate change,
nature, biodiversity, energy and/or sustainability, as well as where these issues intersect
with socio-economic issues.

The role will involve supporting and learning from BEC consultants in designing and executing
campaigns for client accounts through activities such as:

  • Research and analysis
  • Media monitoring of key environmental topics
  • Devising story angles and ideas for digital and traditional media
  • Creating and editing content for digital platforms, utilising knowledge of digital trends
    and analytics insights
  • Support on developing media materials including talking points, reporter briefs, media
    lists, pitches and more
  • Copywriting thought leadership communications, such as op-eds or blogs
  • Participation in internal team calls, client calls and project planning sessions

This internship will enable successful applicants to enhance their knowledge of international
environmental affairs and strategic communications. It will also help to advance the intern’s
fundamental skills in research, report writing, copywriting, content development and project

For the right candidates, there is the possibility of progressing the internship into a
full-time job, and the possibility of visa sponsorship.

Required skills and experience:

  • Graduate with a relevant degree related to climate, environment or sustainability
  • Demonstratable interest in and knowledge of climate and environment topics
  • Demonstratable interest in communicating challenging issues to varied audiences
  • Interest in and knowledge of the international media landscape, campaigns and digital
  • Demonstratable experience in writing and research
  • Proven ability working independently and in teams
  • Proven ability working in a fast-pace environment and meeting quick-turn deadlines
  • Interest in coming up with creative ideas and working with initiative

Additional details:

  • Please note this internship is not suitable for individuals currently completing studies
  • Internships are full-time, in-person in our London office and typically last 3 months
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Salary: London Living Wage

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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