Communications / Public Relations Intern

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Blakey & Agnew
1120 20th Street NW
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

A boutique communications and public affairs firm seeks a qualified candidate to perform various client-related and administrative duties. Our firm specializes in translating technical, complex information for broader audiences, related to the fields of transportation and sustainability.

Responsibilities

The intern will be responsible for the following duties:
*Monitoring Congressional developments in applicable committees;
*Drafting and editing press releases;
*Developing content for various social media accounts (primarily Twitter and Facebook);
*Researching prospective members for our trade associations;
*Creating and maintaining media lists;
*Updating Capitol Hill staff contact lists;
*Conducting news and media searches - compiling clip reports and/or summaries as needed;
*Data entry for our contact database; and
* Other administrative duties as assigned by supervisor.

Position could include duties of increasing responsibility depending on performance and demonstrated interest.

We provide a very small monthly stipend that can be used to cover transportation costs.

Requirements

Our ideal candidate would be a student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Political Science, or a related field. The candidate must possess an upbeat, "can-do" attitude. This position is available starting in May and lasting for the duration of the summer, with a possibility to extend, depending on performance and interest.

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