Communications or PR Intern for the Amazon InstituteBookmark This
DescriptionThe Amazon Institute is looking for an intern to start immediately. Qualified candidates will be junior, senior or MBA students with a focus in communications, public relations or related fields. Ideal candidates will have prior experience at a public relations firm or corporate communication department. If interested in an internship, please submit cover letter.
The Amazon Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preservation through increasing public awareness with a focus on developing students, professionally as well as academically. It was founded by an award-winning educator and her successful music industry colleagues in 2000. The Amazon Institute's success is due to its collaboration with business and community leaders in the U.S., Brazil and Colombia.
This position offers a unique opportunity to create national media campaigns and public relations events from conception to implementation, as an entrepreneurial endeavor. You will apply your academic knowledge in an environment that encourages you to take risks and develop your network. It is also a great opportunity to learn about the nonprofit sector and opportunities with our partner organizations in Brazil and Colombia.
Although this is a non-paying internship it offers many valuable benefits including the potential for paid internship and a permanent position along with special perks.
- College credit for participants
- Valuable knowledge and insights into the entertainment industry, Public Relations and the nonprofit world.
- Ongoing mentoring including Letters of Recommendation from the Founder, CEO and Board
ResponsibilitiesDay to day tasks will vary according to the intern's project design and implementation.
Requirements0-2 years of professional experience in marketing, promotion or public relations
Must be current Junior, Senior or MBA student working towards a relevant degree
Must be self-motivated with strong analytical skills and the ability to problem solve
Must be able to work independently from home
Experience in marketing & promotion is preferable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills