Communications Intern, EMEA

London, United Kingdom

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The community you will join:

Airbnb is currently looking for Communications Interns in EMEA for a minimum 6-month internship starting in June or July.

The Communications team is responsible for telling the Airbnb story around the world. Whether it's speaking to media and bloggers, hosts and guests, industry commentators, thought leaders or the wider community, the Communications team is the voice of Airbnb. We're a fast growing, high energy team with a passion for people, places and great stories. 

The difference you will make:

As an intern, you’ll be integrated into a team where you’ll contribute to challenging projects. Your manager, team, and our incredible employee community will strive to be superhosts to you during the summer. We provide the support, mentorship, fun, and real world experience needed to accelerate your learning and make a real impact on our product, as Airbnb revolutionizes connection, belonging, and travel. You can expect to:

  • Support on the consumer campaigns by assisting with admin, press materials and press strategy  
  • Learning from the Corporate Comms team on how to handle media inquiries
  • Support with writing newsrooms about our corporate priorities 

A typical day:

You’ll get first-hand experience on what it is like to be on the Communications team at Airbnb. You can expect to:

  • Update the weekly communications calendar and project tracking tools.
  • Review internal media monitoring tools to compile reports and analyze brand and competitor social media for insights.
  • Create and update project tracking tools, slide decks, documents, and compile editorial press pitches and Newsroom posts.
  • Support discussions with agencies, draft releases, emails to partners, or other project-related content under senior consumer manager supervision.
  • Participate in and support internal coordination meetings with other functions and departments.
  • Analyze social media performance for brand and influencer partners, prepare metrics and reports, and assist in talent consultant needs, team coordination, and scheduling meetings.

Your expertise:

Recently graduated (within the past year) or currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program in a relevant field such as Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Marketing, with an expected graduation date within the current or next calendar year.

  • Basic knowledge of the UK media landscape; knowledge of Ireland's media landscape is advantageous.
  • Ability to maintain enthusiasm and composure in demanding situations.
  • Highly organized with the capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creative thinker with an eye for detail and the ability to quickly adapt.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with strong interpersonal and presentation abilities.
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, multitasking environment.
  • Self-motivated with the capability to excel in dynamic and occasionally demanding settings.
  • Proficient  in using MAC and Google suite applications.
  • Passion for Airbnb and its mission.
  • Fluency in English is a must; all applications must be submitted in English.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience in PR and media relations, e.g. agency or editorial or journalistic experience.
  • An international outlook and passion for travel

Your location:

This position is hybrid and you must be living in London with work authorization in the UK - sponsorship and relocation is unavailable.

Our commitment to inclusion & belonging:

Airbnb is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, and allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, or a reasonable accommodation during the application and recruiting process, please contact us at:

How we’ll take care of you:

Our job titles may span more than one career or degree level. This role may also be eligible for benefits and Employee Travel Credits. 

Pay Range
£25,000£25,000 GBP