Special Events/PR Intern

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The Peggy Siegal Company
750 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
Posted: September 19 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Peggy Siegal Company is a high profile boutique public relations and red carpet event firm. We are seeking a highly self-motivated, thick-skinned, detail oriented, team player to add to our internship program. The right candidate needs to be familiar with the entertainment industry, upcoming films and today’s hottest and up-and-coming brands. We are looking for someone who has an enthusiastic attitude and ready to work hard as this could lead to a full time position.

Responsibilities

•Assisting senior staff in the planning & orchestrating of events including: film premieres, after parties, special screenings, cocktail parties, & media luncheons (past events include: Bad Moms, Florence Foster Jenkins, The Nice Guys, Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The Revenant, Spotlight, The Martian, and more)
•Working all company events - helping escort talent on red carpets and/or checking in guests
•Checking phone messages and gather papers every morning
•Providing administrative support & maintain large database of client information
•Creating photo tip sheets, press packets, place cards, & reservation signs
•Supporting account executives, publicity coordinator, & assistants with day-to-day tasks & various ongoing projects
•Updating RSVP lists on a daily basis
•Scheduling carrier pickups & ground transportation travel arrangements
•Answering telephones in a courteous & timely manner
•Receiving messages & follow up with clients for senior staff members

Requirements

- 0-1 year background in PR and Event Planning preferred
- Availability 2-3 days a week 10am- 6pm
- Must be available to work nights & weekends as well as nights on your days off
- Must have an understanding of Microsoft Office
- Bonus if you have worked with large databases maintaining information
- Must be creative, team player, and very organized
- Must work well under pressure
- Must be proactive and willing to take initiative

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