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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

MALL OF AMERICA - Intern

Position Description

As of 1/03/11

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Media Relations Specialist and Public Relations Director

PURPOSE: Responsible for assisting the Public Relations department in promoting 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.
  • 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

TO APPLY
Go to www.mallofamerica.com/jobs and click on “Intern – Public Relations” and follow on-screen instructions. Deadline is Jan. 12