Marketing Research Intern

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Real News PR
5420 LBJ Freeway Suite 515
Dallas, TX
Posted: October 12 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Growing Journalist-centered Public Relations Firm seeks Market Research Intern for Speakers Bureau department. We are a thriving and energetic firm based in Dallas, TX seeking an intern who can match our enthusiastic and fast-paced environment. Fun work environment with high-rise views near the Galleria. Our office gets a lot of face time and client interaction. This is a great role for someone pursuing a career in the Public Relations field.


About Us

Real News Public Relations is the country’s first all-journalist PR firm, staffed exclusively by former award-winning reporters, editors, and producers. Having seen the failures of the public relations industry firsthand from within the news room, Real News PR was founded in 2008 by a team of media experts with the purpose of delivering results instead of promises. We guarantee success because unlike other PR firms, we speak “journalist”. We work with clients to develop stories that the media will love, and we deliver them in a language they understand. Real News PR sees itself as a resource for the news rooms, providing valuable content and experts for media outlets from coast to coast. Beyond guaranteeing news coverage, we also provide full service video production, search engine optimization, social media strategy and implementation, as well as a professional speaker’s bureau.

The Real News PR Speakers Bureau assists speaking clients with presentation formation and speech development, conference research and venue bookings, fee negotiation and overview of contracts as well as special event planning.


Market Research Intern

The Market Research Intern will report directly to the Real News PR Speakers Bureau Director. Intern will carry out client specific research and administrative functions to support the Real News PR Speakers Bureau.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Build lead lists by researching existing lead lists, visiting prospect, vendor and association websites to find new leads.

Gather information and create custom lists to correspond with client requests and preferences regarding location, demographic and venue size.

Ensuring data is accurate and up-to-date.

Administering inquiry phone calls to businesses to validate current prospect lists.

Keep current on web browsing techniques that will make duties more efficient.

Understand Client speaking objectives and gain personal knowledge about each client.

Assist with client scheduling and correspondence.

Requirements

Requirements

• Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related Major.
• Possess excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills and have a great attitude.
• Should be technically savvy and familiar with internet search tools and social media platforms.
• Candidate needs to be extremely detailed oriented and well organized.
• Personable and comfortable on the phone with proper phone etiquette.
• Must have your own laptop and be proficient with Excel or Google Sheets.

Skills

Required - English language skills, Social Media Communications, Phone Etiquette, Organization & prioritization skills, Highly Detailed

How To Apply

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