PR Assistant Intern

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Azúcar Communications.com
 Virtual
Posted: October 12 2015
Company Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Azúcar Communications is looking for a self-motivated, eager college student to join our team as a PR Assistant Intern for high profile events. This is an opportunity where the intern will get to work on a variety of exciting projects for high profile events, and will also be coached throughout the length of the internship in all the details of entering campaigns that are media magnets.

We are currently working with some high profile celebrities for events in NYC and across the world. This is a serious job for someone who really wants to make it in the PR industry.

The intern/PR Assistant will work closely with the founder of the company who has more than 15 years experience and has work for companies such as Porter Novelli, Y&R and clients such as Verizon Wireless, Hershey's, to name a few. Azúcar Communications is a growing Hispanic Influencer agency based in NY, that focuses on leveraging bloggers, celebrities, media and thought-leaders for Latino driven communications campaigns.

Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assist with event coordination, which includes discovering new venues, local artists and personalities for our ongoing events

Ability to manage the RSVP list at each event and be friendly and courteous to media, celebrities, and attendees

Be involved in social media strategy & execution before, during and after the event

Requirements

Required Skills

Ability to meet realistic deadlines

Friendly personality, not afraid to call and email editors and journalists to pitch stories

Comfortable with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media channels

Excellent written communication skills in English, Spanish is a plus but not a must

Ability to perform research on the internet and go beyond that if necessary

Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Willingness to learn about the Communications industry & the job market

Open to be coached on career aspects and work on assigned self-discovery assignments

Ability to work from home without supervision and meet via google hangouts when needed

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