Posted on :
6 May, 2013
C&F Porter Novelli is the trusted business advisor and leader in strategic communications in West Africa. We combine our in-depth understanding of the Nigerian and other West African markets, with 360˚ strategic communication skills and a commitment to standards of excellence to influence those that matter most to our clients. The result is strong reputational capital that delivers measurable and competitive business result for our client through transparent actions.
The award-winning PR Fundamentals Internship Programme offers the opportunity to young graduates to spend 12 months working and learning at C&F Porter Novelli, one of Nigeria’s leading Public Relations’ agencies, which has been in the business of reputation building and management consultancy for more than thirteen years.
Recognized by the Porter Novelli network as one of the top 10 innovative ideas of 2011, the PR Fundamentals Internship Programme is committed to building the highest standard of professional excellence and integrity, not just within the agency but throughout the industry. As part of that commitment we are actively reinvesting in the industry’s most profitable assets: people.
The PR Fundamentals Internship Programme is a C&F Porter Novelli initiative to foster talent in young Nigerians and drive the Nigerian Public Relations industry into a new generation. In doing so, the Programme strives to be an industry guarantor of excellence in training entry-level employees.
About the Programme
The PR Fundamentals Internship Programme aims to foster a pool of talented and innovative individuals who can be identified and engaged by the Public Relations industry.
Throughout the 12-month programme Interns shall participate in a mixed environment of classroom and apprenticeship learning. This approach ensures that interns are optimally prepared as PR professionals both theoretically and practically.
Classes shall be held every day for the first week of the Program and regularly thereafter in addition to regular workdays. Classes of feature shall 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 gain exposure to every facet of the Public Relations business. Through this experience Interns shall be educated on 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 for C&F Porter Novelli clients and the agency as a whole.
Who is Eligible
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.
The PR Fundamentals Internship Programme runs for a period of 12-month commencing in February. The classroom and apprenticeship segments shall be hosted at C&F Porter Novelli’s Lagos office in Lekki Phase 1.
Interns shall be paid a stipend during their internship.
Application Closing Date
2013 application round is open till May 17th
How To Apply
Interested candidates should:
Click here to download the Application Form and Essay Topic
Click here to submit Applications
Click here for details of the program