THE PUBLIC RELATIONS TEAM IS HIRING! Calling all Summer 2017 interns!

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Ready to cross off your summer internship while surrounded by cool people, puppies and lots of Abbi red? If you’re passionate, or even curious about a career in public relations and want to learn the inner workings of an agency in a fast-paced and vibrant setting, then please read on…

We are looking for public relations interns! Below is our super official description of the position:

SUMMARY:

The public relations internship is a summer-long position within the public relations department. PR interns will work closely with the tech, taste, travel and technology teams. Primary responsibilities will include: research and planning, media relations, client reporting, content development, event coordination and everyday office support. The Abbi Agency will fulfill the real world experience and education you’ve been craving.

DESCRIPTION:

The PR interns will help lay the groundwork for client success. Day-to-day tasks may include:

  • Developing and maintaining media lists
  • Tracking and logging placements weekly
  • Conducting background research for clients
  • Writing press releases, media alerts, blogs and newsletter content
  • Fulfilling general media requests
  • Monitoring all forms of media for clients and general beat-related news coverage and trends
  • Assisting with public relations team in research and presentation of new tools and relevant PR data
  • Attending and working client-related events
  • Assisting with coordinating press trip logistics

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Junior or Senior standing as of summer 2017 in a journalism, pr, advertising, marketing or related program
  • Previous completion of one internship
  • Excellent creative and technical writing skills
  • Proficient in Google Suite including Gmail, Google Drive, etc.
  • Working knowledge of social media channels for business purposes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Detail-oriented
  • Works well in a dynamic environment

Think you’re up to the task? Shoot us your resume, a cover letter and two reference contacts, we can’t wait to hear from you!

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