Lighthouse Communications, which this year celebrates its tenth year in business, is seeking a placement student to join the team for 2019/2020.

Working with some of the biggest brands in Northern Ireland from industries such as tourism, advanced manufacturing, business advisory and legal, Lighthouse Communications provides counsel to senior business leaders and delivers creative marketing communications strategies that drive influence amongst our clients’ stakeholders.

We are committed to the personal and professional development of our team, including our placement students who receive ongoing training and mentoring from a team with a range of disciplines – corporate PR, consumer PR, journalism, marketing, digital communications, multimedia.

The role

As a Junior Client Executive, our placement student will play an integral role in the day-to-day management and development of client accounts.
This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Attendance at client meetings
  • Input to team strategy brainstorm sessions
  • Organising and attending photo calls
  • Experience in budget management
  • Writing copy, including press releases, blog posts and marketing content
  • Frequent liaison with clients, media and other relevant third parties
  • Tracking campaigns and preparing activity reports
  • Working alongside the Digital team with input to online and multimedia campaigns

The person

As a small team, we are highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals with a real passion for what we do, and ultimately delivering superb results for our clients.
We are looking for a placement student that mirrors these attributes and brings with them an eye for detail, organisation and communication skills, and a hunger to carve a successful career in what is a fast-paced, exciting and rewarding industry.


  • Full time placement of up to 12 months
  • Valuable workplace experience that complements degree and sets students apart from peers
  • Attractive salary with opportunity for bonus payment
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Regular teambuilding and social events
  • Support with drafting of CV to ensure all relevant experience is included in a manner that would attract the attention of potential future employers

Further Information
For further information about Lighthouse Communications, our team, our work and our clients, you can visit our website at or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

If you are interested in this placement opportunity for 2019/2020, please send your CV with a covering letter to Alyson English, Director at Lighthouse Communications,  by Friday 15th February 2019.