Public Relations Intern

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Alternative Assets PR
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New York, NY
Posted: October 09 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

A leading full-service boutique PR agency based in Midtown Manhattan that handles the multifaceted needs of the hedge fund industry, notable politicians, celebrities, athletes and prominent families, is looking for smart and motivated interns in New York that are interested in a career in Public Relations. Every day will be different, so flexibility and a “lean-in" attitude are integral to success. This is an unpaid internship, but an incredible opportunity for exposure into the finance PR world. The PR Intern will report into the PR manager and work directly with the entire PR team’s Managers and Associates.
We work daily with 1500+ clients in 35 countries including leading national publications, websites and blogs in the epicurean, business and luxury areas and beyond, and plan and execute events for big-name clients worldwide.
We handle every aspect of a client’s online presence in order to achieve their unique goals. Unlike other public relations firms, we add constructive value beyond press releases and social media efforts. We believe in the power of self-awareness, intellectual honesty, judgment, empathy and positive energy as our team values. Alternative Assets PR breaks the mold of a traditional PR agency to create a bold, new hybrid that combines the creativity of a boutique agency, with the strategic abilities and intellectual capital of a large corporation.
We pride ourselves on offering internships that teach and help students understand what the real 'job' is like - we want your experience here to add value to your ultimate career aspirations and challenges. An intern’s experience will be as rewarding as they desire, with responsibilities commensurate to the commitment they demonstrate. Link your educational experience with real-world experience to optimize your value as a future marketing powerhouse.

Responsibilities

• Perform research for pitches, events, campaigns, and brainstorms as needed for clients
• Multitasking across several projects and tasks
• Assisting with event planning/execution
• Creating PowerPoint presentations & pitches
• Update press database and forge new relationships
• Cultivate new business relationships for the company
• Be cognizant of and knowledgeable of clients’ field/audience
• Research and stay current with social media marketing trends and tools
• Establish and maintain consistency of content across multiple platforms
• Develop, manage and execute PR strategies and annual plan for assigned clients
• Working with our agency database to compile media lists
• Looking through Google Alerts and making PowerPoint presentations for press

Requirements

• Understanding of social advertising & branding preferred: but not required
• Team player and willingness to learn
• Experience coordinating and organizing events
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative, Google Apps is a plus
• Innovative thinking and a strong work ethic
• Superior writing skills; strong English language/grammar skills
• Impeccable communication skills with the team is extremely crucial
• Must be detail oriented and comfortable multitasking in a well-organized manner
• Eager to build targeted media lists and take it upon yourself to update contact databases
• Ability to handle and direct multiple project simultaneously and meet deadlines in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
• Extremely resourceful in your manner of problem-solving being a strategic and out-of-the-box thinker
• Demonstrate a positive, go-better attitude by being flexible, responsible, self-motivated, resourceful, efficient and showing enthusiasm for the business
• Want to work for a company where everything you do each and every day impacts our bottom line
• Should be outgoing, self-motivated individuals who are eager to gain hands-on experience in the PR field
• Experience in the public relations field, including knowledge of industry tools such as Cision, Vocus and/or BurrellesLuce is appreciated

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