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RKristi Modern Hospitality
PO Box 8133
Silver Spring, MD
DescriptionBlogging and Press Release Intern
About Our Company and the Opportunity
Are you looking for an exciting blogging and press release internship working for a reputable company? Interested in working virtually, setting your own hours, and helping to expand the visibility of a young company?
A well-established RKristi Modern Hospitality seeks blogging and press release interns to work remotely. This position is unpaid, but offers exceptional resume-building and networking opportunities. You will learn the in’s and out’s of the Hospitality, travel and special events industry (from the ground up).
This opportunity is open to those seeking hands on experience. If you need college credit for your internship we are willing to work with your school and academic advisor to assist you in obtaining credit.
RKristi Modern Hospitality is a boutique hospitality firm serving the Washington, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, New York areas and destinations worldwide. At RKristi we believe hospitality should not be a luxury, it should be an expectation. RKristi specialize in taking the luxury of hospitality and rearranging it to fit our evolving modern day lifestyles through an array of services.
ResponsibilitiesHours + Salary:
- Minimum of 15 hours per week
- Position available immediately
- This is an unpaid internship for college credit if desired. We will work with your school/academic advisor to help you fulfill college credit if needed but please let us know PRIOR to the beginning of your internship so that we can coordinate appropriately with your school.
Who You Will Report To:
You will report directly to the CEO of our company.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in an internship:
-With an entrepreneurial company
-With a company run by prides itself on modern takes on industry standards
-Where you will learn the foundations of how to market a special events service using blogging and press strategies.
Then this is DEFINITELY for you!
If you are looking for:
-A paid position
-A stuffy office environment
-A "big" company
-Somebody watching over your shoulder every 5 minutes
Then this position is NOT for you, please do not apply.
Please send a cover letter in the body of the email, writing sample and an attached resume, to info “at”(@) ByRKristi.com PLEASE NOTE IN SUBJECT LINE: Blogging and PR Intern -- Last Name, First Name
***Abbreviated email address expressed to limit spam mail, please insert email address in common format***
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us: 1-888-RKRISTI (757-4784) ext. 407, www.ByRKristi.com
- Grass roots press release and blogging campaigns
- Outreach to new partnerships via press release and blogging strategies
- Maintaining a database of media contacts
- Pitching to the media
- Researching new media and blogging contacts and conducting outreach
- Press release writing
- Using Wordpress to build out our blog sites
Additionally, you will be responsible for sending an email every day you work answering the following questions - (This is an ABSOLUTE MUST):
What you got done that day?
What challenges or obstacles you encountered?
What questions you have?
What is your plan for the next day?
Interns applying for this internship should be Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Journalism, News Media or Communications majors with experience on the Web. We prefer current college students but would consider recent graduates.
Must be a dedicated, responsible, creative, articulate, personable and an organized self-starter. The applicant should possess excellent writing and communications skills, be detail oriented and be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
- Proactive go-getter with an entrepreneurial spirit, high energy, fun, positive can-do attitude and work-ethic that is hands-on
- Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
- Strong people skills
- Ability to do cold calls and emails to media and bloggers
- Phone personality and fearless
- Ability to multi-task
- Reliable, detail-oriented and extremely motivated
- Pitching/following-up with media
- Candidate will work in a highly confidential environment and must maintain confidentiality at all times.
-Honesty, hard work (doing your best) and willingness to learn (we will put a lot on you to learn).
- Knowledge/prior experience in marketing/PR a plus – but not required
Don't worry if you don't understand how to do everything listed above: training will be provided.