The Public Relations summer internship is from June 1, 2010 - August 31, 2010. The Public Relations Intern will primarily be responsible for assisting the department in securing production related press coverage. The intern will learn about using communications and public relations tactics to promote the work of a professional theater.
All interns can expect to interact with staff in various departments throughout the theater, providing a better understanding of the department's role within the organization. Duties will include: compiling a daily summary of Guthrie and industry related news and reviews; performing media research using editorial calendars and mastheads; editing press releases, newsletters and blogs; assisting with logistics and scheduling of actor interviews/appearances; assisting with media events; archiving and reporting on production press activities; providing general administrative support for the Communications Department.
Candidates should be a current Junior or Senior Communications, Public Relations or Journalism major (or recent graduate), and have excellent writing, editing and organizational skills. A detail-oriented individual with the ability to multitask is a must.
For more information on how to apply visit The Guthrie Theater web site.