Fashion Public Relations (PR) - Tosser Magazine Boston

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The Boston Bazaar
Washington Square - Brighton
Boston, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Deadlines
Fall - August 15th
Winter - November 1st
Spring - Novemeber 1st
Summer - March 1st

The Boston Bazaar is a fashion and lifestyle company based in Boston. We are releasing our first print and digital magazine, Tosser Magazine January 25th in Boston, NY, LA, and Chicago. We're looking for two PR interns to join our team.

While the position is fashion based interns will be expected to have an understanding of public relations and publicity, knowledge of marketing concepts and fundamentals. Interns will work individually and in teams and will be expected to make a weekly commitment of at least 20-25 hours.

You will be working with The Boston Bazaar on its new publication Tosser Magazine and clothing line Asha Isabella US. You will draft press releases and remain in contact with different publications (magazines, blogs, newspapers, etc), stylists, film & wardrobe departments, etc. You will work on our social networking pages, attend and assist with photo shoots, creating and distributing look books.

You will also work on organizing press releases we receive, guest lists for events, schedule interviews with different parties (ie designers, actors, etc).

We strongly encourage anyone with an interest in public relations or publicity to apply.

We have 2 positions open. For those applying for a year long internship you will be eligible for hire upon the completion of your internship.

***When applying be sure to write your cover letter in the "Personal Message" section.
-Include your contact information: email and phone number. If these are not included we will not respond to your application.

-Fill out the internship.com resume completely. Feel free to attach your resume but we primarily use the resume form on this website to review your application.

We are currently ONLY looking for Summer 2013 applicants. If you are a student you must receive credit for this internship. If you are a graduate we will also need proof of graduation.

Start & end dates will be decided at your interview. Please have this information ready.

Responsibilities

-PR interns communicate with outside parties more than any other intern. You must have very strong interpersonal skills.
-On a daily basis you will write and submit press releases
-You will organize editorial requests
-You will be in constant communication with publications, stylists, etc
-You will have access to our PR database and must constantly update contact information
-You will attend and assist on photo shoots
-You will assist in the creation and distribution of look books
-You need to actively send responses and follow up
-You must file records and engage in database research
-Interns need to compile a list of targeted publications and mail them frequently and may have to follow up with a phone call
-You will participate in weekly meetings to share the status of your work

Requirements

-Must be a junior or senior of a college/university in good academic standing (at least 3.0 GPA)
-This internship is available for college credit only
-You must be highly motivated and energetic
-You should be willing to work hard and do a lot of leg work
-You must have good communication and interpersonal skills
-Negotiation skills and tact also help in this field
-Candidates with experience and/or relevant coursework are preferred

Marketing/PR students are preferred but not required. You must have at least taken one PR course with proof of a passing grade.

You MUST be located in Boston for this internship and you must be able to come in for 20 hours each week.

Samples, resumes, and cover letters can be sent to intern[at]TheBostonBazaar.com

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