Public Relations Intern

Public Relations Intern Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Public Relations Intern to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Trend research;
  • Compiling media coverage into client facing clip reports;
  • Conducting customer interviews;
  • Writing press releases and blog posts;
  • Drafting pitches and press materials;
  • Identify branding opportunities through research of key industry issues;
  • Convert approved outlines into publication ready company PR copy;
  • Identify and reach out to potential media channels and industry partners;
  • Write effective press releases;
  • Track and influence media coverage;
  • Draft outlines for press releases and articles;
  • Work with the marketing department to secure proper media kits and materials for press;
  • Fully support and help in the execution of the company’s PR strategy;
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills;
  • Tracking media hits and compiling monthly reports.

Requirements:

  • Ability to navigate and master social media and social networking sites;
  • Detailed portfolio and either personal or professional work – ideally both;
  • Ability to take accountability for your work (both good and bad) and receive constructive feedback for improvement;
  • Strong writing, editing and research skills;
  • Journalism majors a HUGE plus;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and deadlines simultaneously;
  • College graduate, available to start July 2020/December 2020;
  • Solid understanding of the different social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.);
  • Ability to solve problems with critical thinking;
  • A sharp eye for copy errors or brand management;
  • Must have access to own computer and reliable internet (minimum of 5 mbps upload speed);
  • Preparing news releases, bylined articles, award nominations, fact sheets, executive biographies;
  • Highly self-motivated;
  • Enhancing the company’s social media presence, corporate Web site, corporate Intranet;
  • Can assist with preparation of press kits for distribution.