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.
The Public Relations fall internship is from will run from approximately June 1 - Aug 31, 2011. Commitment is 20 hours per week. Typical workweek is Monday - Friday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., exact schedule and dates to be determined.
Applications wil be accepted Feb 28 - April 29 and will be reviewed as they are received. It is recommended to apply sooner in the process than later because if a matching candidate is found prior to the deadline the internship may be offered to that individual.
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