PR Office Intern

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Workman Group Communications
118 East 28th St. Suite 514
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

We are on the hunt for a creative and confident intern candidate to join our growing team at New York-based Workman Group Communications. Though our roots are in the music industry, we serve a variety of clients in the business-to-business and business-to-consumer verticals, across the entertainment, creative agency, technology, non-profit and consumer lifestyle sectors.

Our office is laid back but professional – we thrive on a work hard/play hard mentality, we win for our clients, and we’re looking for an enthusiastic intern who wants to be part of the team.

A PR agency internship is not for the weary, but we are looking for someone who is eager to learn and whom we can invest in for the long haul. The ideal candidate can start immediately, at a minimum of 20 hours/week. This is an unpaid position, though current students are eligible for school credit.

Responsibilities

Duties would include (but are not limited to):

• Drafting pitches and press releases
• Building media lists via targeted research, Cision and FileMaker Pro
• Media outreach via phone and email
• Contributing actively in brainstorms for PR campaigns, activities and events
• Extended research
• Drafting call agendas and recaps
• Speaking opportunities research and evaluation
• Monitoring and compiling news coverage and clips

Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

• Excellent writing and time management skills
• The ability to think critically about tasks and strategies
• The patience to do extended research
• Strong computer skills and excellent proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• The following qualities are a plus:
o A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in PR, communications or related field
o Internship at a PR/communications agency
o Knowledge of Cision and AP style
o Familiarity with social media sites and Photoshop

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