PR Internship for European Students in NYC - January 2014Bookmark This
JB Cumberland PR
133 West 25th street
New York, NY
DescriptionJB Cumberland PR - a full-service Public Relations agency specializing in home, design, food & lifestyle clients - offers European students an unpaid six-month internship with a $500/month stipend provided. The intern will be exposed to American methods of consumer marketing and PR. He/she will have hands on experience of day-to-day activities covering client-related, analytical, creative and administrative tasks.
JB Cumberland PR strategically designs and executes well-targeted national and local promotional projects and media programs to bring clients and their products into the public's awareness effectively, expeditiously and credibly. For further information, please visit www.jbcumberlandpr.com.
ResponsibilitiesThe intern will play a crucial role in the daily operation of JB Cumberland PR: he/she will help in creating media list databases, create/update press kits, update the company portfolio and manage social media initiatives. Additionally, he/ she will be responsible for evaluating campaigns by creating PR reports and managing coverage. He/ she will participate in brainstorming sessions when campaigns need to be launched or modified. The intern should also expect to handle various administrative tasks such as sending packages, answering telephones, IT troubleshooting and running errands. If the occasion arises, the intern may have the opportunity to attend trade shows and meet clients and editors/photographers.
RequirementsIt is assumed that the applicant for this position is a European student or recent graduate majoring in marketing, public relations, communications or a related field with a strong academic record. The applicant should also be at least 21 years old, motivated, conscientious, fun, outgoing, creative and interested in working in an international environment. It is absolutely necessary for the applicant to be proficient in spoken and written English.
Please note that, since this is an unpaid internship, the intern needs sufficient funds of his/her own for the complete duration of the internship in New York City (recommended amount is a minimum of $1500/month). As indicated, the intern will receive a stipend of $500/month throughout the duration of the internship.
Additional skills in the following fields are highly valued for this application:
• Graphic design (Photoshop, HTML, Illustrator)
• General IT troubleshooting
• A good sense of humor