Public Relations Intern

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Description

Located in downtown Seattle, Richmond Public Relations offers a three-month unpaid internship for junior, senior or graduate interns on a quarterly basis. Interns at Richmond Public Relations work 20-40 hours each week alongside account coordinators to experience the PR world and agency life firsthand. Day-to-day tasks include creating digital and print clips of press coverage, writing press releases, compiling media kits, contributing to brainstorming sessions, assisting with research and event planning, researching journalists, comprehensive list building, coverage tracking and creating reports in addition to a variety of activities that take place in a creative and close-knit PR office. Candidates must be confident self-starters, team players, organized, attentive to detail and able to multi-task all with a sense of humor. Scheduling is flexible and interns will be compensated for public transportation costs.

The Richmond Public Relations internship program is a hands-on learning opportunity. As a small family-owned agency, interns will have the chance to network while contributing to the core strengths of the office; technology and fostering positive relationships with local and national media. Richmond Public Relations provides industry expertise and specialization in the areas of consumer products, healthcare, real estate, special events, sports, entertainment, technology, restaurants, hospitality, travel and tourism.

Mentors work with interns to ensure at completion, participants command a set of marketable skills that appeal to the PR sphere, a healthy portfolio showcasing their ability to channel brand voice through different types of writing styles and an understanding of the importance of varying levels of collaboration and independence while completing client initiatives under deadline.

If this sounds like you, please send a short cover letter about what sparks your interest in public relations and Richmond Public Relations along with a resume and two writing samples to kendalk@richmondpublicrelations.com and sams@richmondpublicrelations.com. Richmond Public Relations keeps resumes from interviewed candidates on file to track applicant interest.

For more information, visit www.richmondpr.com/

Requirements

Applicants must have relevant coursework and a strong writing background. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples. Applicants must be upperclassmen.

Skills

Required - Writing, Phone Skills, Time Management, Office Administration
Preferred - AP style writing, Public Relations Skills, Pitching, Pitching Media, Project Management

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