Public Relations Intern

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Remarkable Transitions
North Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Re’markable Transitions, a social services boutique in Philadelphia, seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with the organization’s Public Relations efforts. The Public Relations Intern will the marketing team in communicating externally about Re’markable Transitions and its programs and workshops.

Responsibilities

• Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar - including articles for the RT’s blog and newsletter
• Edit and proof other team members' work as needed
• Update media lists and maintain a clipbook for news articles
• Help with the writing and distribution of media alerts and news releases
• Taking photos or video at events for use on website, social media channels and other communication channels
• Assist with management of social media channels
• Assist with event planning as needed

Requirements

• Candidates must have some classroom or practical experience in media relations, public relations or journalism, as well as proven writing and verbal communications skills applicable specifically for public relations.
• Extraordinary writing and editing skills
• A high level of curiosity and willingness to ask questions
• Fabulous research skills
• Knowledge of social media networks and the “rules” of usage
• The ability to quickly understand and adopt tools for Web communications
• Some knowledge and experience with Wordpress is a plus
• A desire to know or experience nonprofit organizations
• An interest in social activism, advocacy, online organizing
• The ability to work semi-independently and learn quickly
• Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
• Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations, Business)
• Minimum of 2-3 days or 15-25 hours a week (flexible schedule to accommodate class / additional positions)
• Position is available to start ASAP and we ask interns to commit for a minimum of 3 months.
• Potential for Employment after Internship ends

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