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
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 internship will run roughly from February
through May 2014. Commitment is 20 hours per week. Typical workweek is
Monday - Friday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., exact schedule and dates to
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