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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Haberman - PR/Marketing Internship


Overview: You’re ready for a wild and crazy ride in the world of marketing, advertising, branding and PR. You have an open heart and an open mind and are primed to dive in, try new things and exhaustively learn. Days in this position are filled with: immersion, partnering with the broader team, pitching media, creating smart content, diving deep and dissecting research questions, and navigating the ever-changing marketing landscape – all with a positive, “whatever it takes” outlook. You’ll also solve administrative quagmires (printer glitches anyone?) and warmly welcome Haberman guests. Bring your new ideas, leave your ego at home, learn and contribute. (Oh, and be prepared to beat Fred in the annual Final Four brackets.)

Responsibilities:
Integrated account management
  • Provide administrative and tactical support on a wide range of accounts.
  • Assist in the implementation of comprehensive, integrated marketing campaigns for clients on both a local and national level, potentially including a wide range of marketing disciplines: PR, advertising, brand development, social media, mobile, video and web.
  • Assist in the development of a wide range of business and creative content for accounts, including presentations, news releases, marketing collateral, web promotions, etc.
  • Develop and write media materials, including news releases, case studies, fact sheets, media lists, editorial calendars, etc.; pitch and secure media placements for clients.
  • Complete media relations support for a wide array of clients.
  • Provide solid writing and editing skills, including understanding and translating complex subject matter.
  • Be tremendously organized with outstanding time management skills.
Client relations
  • Actively participate in account management activities, including meetings, brainstorms and planning sessions.
  • Presentations and business development
  • Provide research assistance in numerous capacities, including competitive analysis, trends and industry news. Create target audience analysis and communication audits for clients/categories, as needed.
  • Assist in the development of client reports and presentations, including researching relevant topics, and drafting documents, slides, etc.
General
  • Ask questions and approach each day with a sponge-like mentality towards learning, as well as bringing new ideas and approaches to the table.
  • Support Haberman account team members and office management with administrative tasks such as retrieving articles for clients, preparing packages for mailing, answering phones, etc.

Experience/Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 1 years of marketing and/or public relations experience (through internships, etc.); prior agency experience preferred.
  • Consumer and/or business-to-business media relations experience, with demonstrated ability to generate media placements.

Modern storytellers. You could be one if:
  • Our mission speaks to you: To tell the stories of pioneers making a difference in the world.
  • “Whatever it takes” is just how you roll. That’s how Haberman gets world-changing results for our clients.
  •  You’re curious. As in, late night, all day, one more page, one more link, keep asking questions curious.
  • You’re a natural born, career honed, supernaturally blessed, idea weaving communicator.
  • You’re brave.
  • You’re OK with being vulnerable. You’re OK asking for help. You’re willing to trust a tribe member.
  • You know when to break out the confidence and when to be humble. Collaboration is natural.
  • You assume positive intentions. Gotta problem? No prob. Get past it. Address it in 48 hours, if not sooner.
  • A culture of creativity is your preferred habitat, and you’ll help us foster this culture for others.

To apply: Please send a link to your online portfolio, as well as a resume and cover letter, to careers@modernstorytellers.com with “Public Relations/Marketing Intern” and your name in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. No calls, please.