Public Relations Intern

internship - full time, paid

Highwire
Chicago, IL
Closed
Posted 66 Days ago
Highwire
Chicago, IL
internship - full time, paid
Posted 66 Days ago
Closed

Description

Highwire Logo Public Relations Intern Applied 01/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save 3.6 Highwire Public Relations Chicago, IL Glassdoor Estimated Salary: $31k-$45k Public Relations Intern Highwire Public Relations Applied 01/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save Applied 01/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save Job Company Rating Reviews Highwire Public Relations is a leading technology public relations agency based in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Boston and Chicago. We work with a wide range of clients across cloud technology, enterprise, security, financial services technology (fin-tech), and healthcare as well as consumer products and services. Highwire has been named Technology Agency of the Year and Best Agency to work for by The Holmes Report and PRWeek. We are a learning culture that welcomes diverse perspectives to develop our teams, coach for career growth and embrace new ideas. We search for those with big ideas, strong opinions and the energy to bring them to life. Collaboration, curiosity and passion underpin everything we do. Our core values encourage an environment that fosters innovation and inclusion. We strive to celebrate individuality and be a place where every employee is empowered to be heard and ask for what they want. Highwires Internship Program stands out in our industry. With dedicated managers and mentors supporting your growth and an immediate contributing role on real client teams, Highwire interns get the coaching and experience that builds confidence and hones PR skills. We are looking for recent college graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career in PR and will take the initiative to make the most of this opportunity. Responsibilities Include * Attending client meetings and the art of the action item * Compiling media coverage into client facing clip reports * Researching reporters, blogs and social media sites * Trend research * Drafting pitches and press materials * Conducting customer interviews * Writing press releases and blog posts * Social media * Advanced measurement and reporting Requirements * College graduate * An enthusiastic self-starter with a can do attitude * An eye for detail and an ability to multi-task * Strong writing and editing skills * Ability to navigate and master social media and social networking sites * Genuine interest in technology and technology companies * A background and/or experience in PR, journalism, English, political campaigns, technology and/or marketing is preferred This is a paid position, for six months with a substantial review at three months. Successful interns may be offered full time employment (were rooting for you!) If you know that PR is the only career for you and you meet the requirements above, please apply with a cover letter and resume as attachments. We will only contact applicants chosen for interviews; we apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant. The duties delineated above will vary depending on the needs of each specific account, and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisors. If you are the breakout candidate we seek, please by uploading your resume. Overview Website www.highwirepr.com Headquarters San Francisco, CA, United States Size 51 to 200 employees Founded 2008 Type Company - Private Industry Business Services Revenue 1 to 5 billion (INR) per year Competitors Bateman Group, LEWIS Global Communications, The OutCast Agency Highwire Photos Highwire photo of: San Francisco Highwire photo of: San Francisco Highwire photo of: San Francisco Highwire photo of: Creative Area Highwire photo of: Rock Wall Highwire photo of: Creative Area

Skills

social media, public relations, press releases, blogging, journalism, creativity, political science, political campaigns, pr, marketing, english, interviewing, coaching, art, healthcare

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