Public Relations and Communications Internship Public Relations and Communications Internship

Think Big PR Think Big PR

Location Remote
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Contact Information https://twitter.com/_thinkbigpr

Description

We are looking for an energetic, motivated superstar intern who wants to gain Public Relations and Communications experience. As the PR and Communications intern you will gain valuable, on-the-job skills in a fast-paced, creative environment. You will get to interact with spokespersons, members of the media and work on projects in music, fashion, film, politics, business, and other lifestyle categories.

You are an ideal candidate if you: can work independently, have exceptional writing skills, loves to think creatively, and is Not afraid to speak up with a fresh idea. You are a lover of social media, all things digital, an avid reader of blogs (music, fashion, entertainment, pop culture, news) and is up to speed on the latest trends and tastemakers. Before the summer is over, you will have worked on a high profile initiative, events, community service related projects and will walk away with some serious skills as it relates to brand building, market research, digital strategy and public relations.

This position is remote, meaning you can work from anywhere so you must be reliable, trustworthy, responsible and able to meet deadlines. The schedule is flexible however, you must be available during business hours, and Monday evenings (remotely) from 8:30-9:30pm to manage social media during a live podcast. You will need to have your own laptop and a quiet working environment to participate in conference calls and media outreach. This position is unpaid but can be used toward college credit where applicable.

Requirements

Required Technical Skills: Microsoft word, excel, google docs, basic editing skills for websites, blogs and social media This job is for YOU if... You have a specific interest in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Entertainment, Business or Politics. You shine brightest when you’re helping others shine. You’re at your best when taking an idea and running with it. Social media comes naturally to you ( Instagram, twitter, snapchat, Facebook, ello, etc..) Your communication skills are impeccable. You kNow how to get a point across effectively and with grace. You are amazing at follow up and follow through. You really want your work to contribute to something meaningful. You are a proactive problem-solver -- you can Google with the best of them and aren't afraid to dig a little for an answer or solution. You are self-motivated & communicative, able to work independently when necessary but Not afraid to communicate when you need more guidance or clarity. You enjoy inventing story ideas. You love interacting with people, whether that is over the phone, email, social media or at events. Required experience: Public Relations, Communications, Marketing: 1 year

Responsibilities

Public Relations Building and maintaining media lists Drafting and editing copy for press releases, pitch letters, e-blasts, media materials and social media assets Securing print and online coverage for clients through targeted media outreach Reviewing incoming HAROs and Google Alerts Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits and creating monthly press reports Social Media Drafting and posting to social media as well as manage conversations during live broadcasts Writing and editing blog posts Creating and designing social media assets Creating editorial calendars