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Sunday, July 25, 2010

Media Relations, Inc. - Communications Internship

DESCRIPTION:
Media Relations, Inc. offers an internship program designed to provide opportunities for students interested in public relations to learn more about the industry, and about how businesses work. Internships are offered on an unpaid basis, and must be taken for school credit.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Conducting project research
  • Researching media outlets
  • Creating reports for clients and for internal use
  • Contacting the media on behalf of clients
  • Writing memos and other correspondence to clients or the media
  • Assist in coordination of company sponsored seminars and events
  • Perform CISSIONS searches
  • Obtain and duplicate audio and video copies, and clippings of placements
  • Seek out new programs and publications, and gather information about them for the database
  • Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Assist Editorial Manager with press releases and various writing projects
  • General administrative tasks

EXPECTATIONS:
  • Well-organized with the ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Good writing and editing skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint helpful
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with great attention to detail and an eye for consistency
  • Sense of humor
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn about business and public relations
  • Willing to abide by the policies and procedures of Kocina Marketing Companies

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in communications, media or broadcasting, public relations, marketing, English, journalism or other related field
  • Able to work at least 10 hours per week
  • Internships are unpaid and must be taken for college credit
  • Must be able to provide documents from school indicating credit

TO APPLY:
If you have drive, ambition and talent, we hope you will allow us to further explain this opportunity by calling Cynde at 612-798-7218.  Please e-mail your resume to Cynde at cbock@mediarelations.com
  • If the resume illustrates characteristics and experience that are in line with what the company is looking for, an invitation will be extended to the applicant for a formal interview.
  • If it is determined that an applicant is suitable for an internship, and if Media Relations is able to accommodate an intern, an internship will be offered.