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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Haberman & Associates - Public Relations Intern

Position: Public Relations Intern

Focus:
This position will primarily focus on projects for consumer clients and/or business-to-business clients. It will also include some administrative duties, such as filing, mailings, answering the phone, etc.

Responsibilities:
Your internship will likely involve the following responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative and public relations support to HAI account managers and clients
  • Help manage and support local, regional and national media relations campaigns
  • As appropriate, develop and write media materials, including news releases, case studies,
    calendar alerts, fact sheets, etc.
  • Research, develop and manage media lists, editorial calendar opportunities grids and
    awards databases for clients
  • Help coordinate special events
  • Support Haberman & Associates account executives and office management with
    administrative tasks such as media kit compilation and distribution; media list
    organization; retrieving articles for clients; preparing packages for mailing; research; etc.

  • Experience/Skills Required:
  • 1-2 years of public relations experience, with an emphasis on media relations
  • Consumer and/or business-to-business media relations experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Twin Cities media market a plus
  • Ability to support national public relations campaigns
  • Excellent rapport-building skills
  • Intellectual curiosity, knowledge of current events
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Healthy sense of humor and out-of-bounds creativity
  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to generate media relations results on a local scale
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Tremendously organized with outstanding time management skills
  • Deadline: Friday, August 15th
    Hours: 40 hours if available OR 20+ hours, minimum three days per week
    Contact: Amanda Arens, Haberman & Associates, 612-372-6453, amanda@habermaninc.com