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.
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.
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