Public Relations Intern

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Description

We are looking for an energetic, motivated superstar intern who wants to gain Public Relations and Communications experience. As the PR and Communications intern you will gain valuable, on-the-job skills in a fast-paced, creative environment. You will get to interact with corporate executives, members of the media and work on projects in music, fashion, film, politics, business, literature, and other lifestyle categories.

You are an ideal candidate if you: can work independently, have exceptional writing skills, loves to think creatively, and is not afraid to speak up with a fresh idea. You are a lover of social media, all things digital, an avid reader of blogs (music, fashion, entertainment, pop culture, news) and is up to speed on the latest trends and tastemakers. 

This position is remote, meaning you can work from anywhere so you must be reliable, trustworthy, responsible and able to meet deadlines. The schedule is flexible however, you must be available during business hours  Monday - Friday. Some weekends may be required. You will need to have your own laptop and a quiet working environment to participate in conference calls and media outreach. This position is unpaid but can be used toward college credit where applicable.

Qualifications:
-Resourceful, proactive, organized and detail oriented
-College student majoring in public relations, communication, marketing, journalism or related field
-Excellent research ability and command of the internet
-Able to handle multi-faced projects with strong follow through
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Possess a professional attitude
-Word, Excel, Outlook

Responsibilities

Duties:
Public Relations
Building and maintaining media lists
Drafting and editing copy for press releases, pitch letters, e-blasts, media materials and social media assets
Securing print and online coverage for clients through targeted media outreach
Reviewing incoming HAROs and Google Alerts
Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits and creating monthly press reports
Social Media Marketing/Management
Drafting and posting to social media as well as manage conversations during live broadcasts
Writing and editing blog posts
Creating and designing social media assets
Creating editorial calendars

Requirements

Required Technical Skills: Microsoft word, excel, google docs, basic writing and editing skills for websites, blogs and social media

Skills

Required - Article Writing, Excel, PowerPoint skills, Social Media Communications, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Press Release Development, Press Releases, Media Outreach, Social Media Outreach
Preferred - Press Release Development, Managing Media Relations

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