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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Mall of America - Public Relations Intern

•Sitting – frequently, 60% of time spent on computers, phones and filing systems
•Walking – frequently, 40% of time
•Perform repetitive motion (using keyboard) - frequently, 80% of time
•Reach at or below shoulder level - frequently, 80% of time
•Stand and move - frequently, 70% of time
•Stoop and squat - frequently, 60%
•Lifting/carry up to 20 pounds – occasionally, 30% of time
•Kneel and bend - occasionally, 30% of time
•Reach at or above shoulder level – occasionally, 30% of time

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.

•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

•Perform other duties as assigned

•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
•Must be able to securely transport materials needed for media interviews and segments from the Mall of America (or another specified site) to various locations in the Twin Cities metro area