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Public Relations and Marketing Intern

Start date: 08/28/2023(flexible)
Unpaid Internship15 - 20 hrs/wk

3 months ago



As a Public Relations and Marketing Intern at Black Ivy Media, you will play a crucial role in promoting our content, finding potential sponsors, and engaging with the community. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Researching and identifying potential sponsors, partners, and collaborators for Black Ivy Media's projects.
  • Engaging with the community on social media platforms, forums, and events to raise awareness and foster engagement.
  • Creating and implementing marketing campaigns to promote our documentaries, podcasts, and other projects.
  • Seeking out opportunities for additional brand exposure, such as guest speaking on podcasts, panel discussions, and events.
  • Reviewing assets, including documentaries and podcasts, to identify opportunities for engagement and promotion.
  • Collaborating with the team to develop press releases for new and upcoming projects, ensuring accurate and compelling messaging.
  • Assisting in the coordination of events, promotions, and other marketing initiatives to increase brand visibility.
  • Contributing creative ideas to enhance the visibility and impact of Black Ivy Media's projects.
  • Providing insights and feedback on audience engagement and trends to improve our content strategy.



We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about media, marketing, and community engagement. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program (e.g., Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write compelling press releases and engaging social media content.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, digital marketing tools, and content promotion strategies.
  • A proactive and creative mindset with the ability to generate innovative ideas for brand exposure and engagement.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • An interest in media, storytelling, and diverse cultural narratives.
  • Proficiency in using productivity and collaboration tools (e.g., Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, etc.).
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


  • Hands-on experience in marketing and public relations within the media industry.
  • Exposure to diverse and engaging projects that promote social change.
  • Opportunity to work closely with industry professionals and gain valuable insights.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote options.
  • Possibility of future growth opportunities within the company.

Application Instructions

  • Please apply to this listing by sending a resume, writing samples (and/or links), and a very informal letter that tells us a bit about yourself and your interests to

·      College credit is subject to approval by student advisors and in accordance with University policy.

About Black Ivy Media

Black Ivy Media the voice of the people. We create culturally relevant content that seeks to challenge the status quo, disrupt social norms, highlight the rich cultural experiences, pressure points, victories, histories of the Black community. Through articles, podcasts, panel discussions, films, and media posts, we are changing the narrative of the Black diaspora globally. We change the narrative so that together we can change the world. We are more than a media brand, we are a movement. We are building a community.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    social media
    event marketing
    website management


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What happens after you send in your application?

Black Ivy Media is actively interviewing now. Due to the volume of applications, Black Ivy Media has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

Black Ivy Media also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication21%

  • Public Relations Image Management10%

  • Marketing9%

  • Advertising6%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • 311 other majors47%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Edelman
  • Fleishman-Hillard
  • NBC Universal
  • Weber Shandwick
  • US Congress


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