Public Relations Intern

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Description

Alpaytac Marketing Communications/Public Relations is a full service public relations firm headquartered in Chicago. We have 18 full-time employees on staff and have offices in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and New York. Our team works with clients in more than 16 different industries including housewares, travel, consumer electronics and finance.

Interns at Alpaytac are integral members of our team and take on vital roles in our agency. While at times interns may be asked to provide administrative support, our interns will receive valuable tactical experience in public relations and communications and see first-hand how agencies operate and manage client accounts.

Internship Program
Internship Duration: 3 Months
Salary: Stipend
Business Hours: Full-time, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Internship requirements:
* A bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications, English or other relevant field
* A passion for a career in public relations and/or social media
* A GPA minimum of 3.3
* Strong writing abilities and experience with AP Style
* Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
* Experience and fluency with social media is a plus
* Experience in Microsoft Office, Cision and Adobe Creative Suite a plus

Roles and responsibilities:
News monitoring and reporting
Drafting press releases and pitches
Building media lists
Conducting media outreach
Assistance with social media pages including:
Content creation
Monitoring fan engagement
Reporting
Contest and sweepstakes support
Creative idea generation
Assistance with event planning
Evaluating sponsorship and partnership opportunities
Minor administrative support when needed

After the 3 month internship program, there is potential to be offered a position as a Management Trainee, which serves as a transitional role to a possible full-time position at the agency.

For more information, please visit: www.alpaytac.com

Responsibilities

- News monitoring and reporting
- Drafting press releases and pitches
- Building media lists
- Conducting media outreach
- Assistance with social media pages including:
- Content creation
- Monitoring fan engagement
- Reporting
- Contest and sweepstakes support
- Creative idea generation
- Assistance with event planning
- Evaluating sponsorship and partnership opportunities
- Minor administrative support when needed

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree, Public Relations Experience (coursework or internships)

Skills

Preferred - Dedicated, High Energy, Fast-paced, Responsible, Adobe Photoshop, Social Media

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