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Monday, January 07, 2013

Guthrie - Public Relations Internship

The Guthrie is a not-for-profit theater and our internships are not paid; however, interns receive other valuable perks such as industry contacts, professional development opportunities, complimentary Guthrie tickets, invitations to meet and greets, staff meetings and more.

Employment Type: 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.

Seeking current Junior or Senior Communications, Public Relations or Journalism majors, gradudate students, or those who have graduated within 3 years from the start date of the internsip. looking for candidates with excellent writing, editing and organizational skills. A detail-oriented individual with the ability to multitask is a must. Candidates with PR, communications or journalism experience preferred.

The Public Relations Fall internship is from will run from approximately January 21 - June 25, 2013. 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. Candidates must be available to work our 50th anniversary weekend, June 22 and 23.

Apply online now.