Paid Communications Team Internship – 2 months

Closing date: Friday 06 May

The BBA is the leading trade association for the UK banking sector with 200 member banks headquartered in over 50 countries with operations in 180 jurisdictions worldwide.  Eighty per cent of global systemically important banks are members of the BBA.  As the representative of the world’s largest international banking cluster the BBA is the voice of UK banking.

We have the largest and most comprehensive policy resources for banks in the UK and represent our members domestically, in Europe and on the global stage. Our network also includes over 80 of the world’s leading financial and professional services organisations.  Our members manage more than £7 trillion in UK banking assets, employ nearly half a million individuals nationally, contribute over £60 billion to the UK economy each year and lend over £150 billion to UK businesses.

The BBA supports and promotes policies and initiatives that balance both the interests of banks, and the wider public benefit. Our work is underpinned by three core priorities:

  • Helping customers- both consumers and businesses
  • Promoting growth, including supporting the UK as a global financial centre.
  • Raising standards- both professional and ethical.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support the team with parliamentary monitoring and writing briefs for parliamentarians
  • Support teams with desk research and insights gathering
  • Monitor and collate trade and consumer coverage
  • Monitor social, online and traditional media for trends and the identification of opportunities
  • Support team with social media feeds as required
  • Support the teams with online content generation and news stories
  • Review of publications, copy writing and editing
  • Support the teams with administrative tasks as needed
  • Support the team with planning parliamentary events and engagement activity


Essential skills required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • A basic knowledge of the major social media channels: Twitter, LinkedIn etc
  • An interest in the financial services industry
  • Ability to multi task, handling a number of projects and deadlines concurrently
  • Enthusiastic can-do attitude


Start Date: candidates must be available to start in mid-May.

Salary: London Living Wage