Calling all Public Relations Interns—Join Our Fall 2019 Program!

Evynn Mcfalls

August 05, 2019

Ready to gain the experience needed for a future career in communications? Better yet, complete your internship while surrounded by experienced practitioners, PR 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 a description of the position:

SUMMARY:

The public relations internship program is a semester-long position within the public relations department. PR interns will work closely with the PR team on a variety of accounts. 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 on the job training 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
  • Attending and working client-related events 
  • Assisting with coordinating press trip logistics

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Junior or Senior standing as of Fall 2019 in journalism, PR, advertising, marketing, communications or other related program
  • Previous completion of one internship
  • Excellent writing and communication skills 
  • General understanding of basic PR practices like media lists, press releases, and pitches
  • Genuine interest and knowledge of local and national media outlets and day-to-day news coverage
  • Comfortable using the Google Suite including Gmail, Google Drive, etc.
  • Interested in working in a fast-paced, integrated marketing agency
  • Works well in a dynamic environment
  • Detail-oriented

Think you’re up to the task? Send your resume, cover letter, two writing samples and two reference contacts to kayla@theabbiagency.com. We can’t wait to hear from you!

To learn more about the Abbi Agency, visit theabbiagency.com, and check out our sizzle reel.

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