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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Mall of America - Public Relations Intern

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Media Relations Specialist and Public Relations Director
                                               
PURPOSE:  Responsible for assisting the Public Relations department in promoting the Mall of America. Candidates should have strong writing and communication skills. Some public relations experience is preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Assist in writing press materials, pitching and updating online media room
  • Assist with media crews working in the Mall
  • Assist with general PR needs including ordering necessary supplies, generating documents, record keeping, filing, etc.
  • Maintaining/updating Mall of America social media sites including Flickr, Twitter, & Facebook
  • Research creative and innovative ideas to promote MOA and MOA events
  • Answer guest’s questions and provide assistance when needed
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility
ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Perform other duties as assigned
PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Pursuing a degree in Public Relations or Journalism
  • Strong knowledge of computer and word processing applications 
  •  Some knowledge of using social media tools such as Flickr, Facebook and Twitter
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Assertive with a “can do” attitude and able to work independently as well as be a team player
Internships will run from early January through spring or summer.

Interested candidates should email me their resume at edao@mallofamerica.com by Nov. 11, 2009