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Monday, January 19, 2015

PR Intern Opening with Schuler Publicity



Schuler Publicity is looking for a Public Relations Intern starting as soon as possible. Located in the Uptown neighborhood, we have clients ranging from a wide variety of industries from education and nonprofits to technology and consumer.

This is an opportunity for a college senior studying PR or communications looking for real agency experience around their class schedule. We are looking for a dependable, responsible and detail-oriented person who is available to work both in the office and remotely. We are looking for someone to assist our team with a variety of PR, social media and administrative responsibilities. Ideally, this person has excellent writing skills, is comfortable multi-tasking and meets deadlines regularly.

REQUIREMENTS:
-       Strong organizational skills – able to balance a wide variety of projects
-       Excellent writing skills – able to write pitches and social media posts
-       Time management skills – able to manage hard deadlines
-       Flexible, go with the flow nature – able to switch gears at a moment’s notice
-       Self-motivated – needs to show initiative and works reliably and independently without constant supervision
-       Intellectually curious – able to dig in and research for client background, pitches, media lists, etc.

SKILLS:
-       Administrative tasks as necessary – create agendas and status reports, draft meeting notes, update client editorial calendars, coverage reports
-       Media Relations – research, draft and edit pitches and social media posts
-       Compile media lists for press releases, pitches, bylined articles, etc.
-       Social Media – create and manage content for Schuler Publicity’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages
-       Work comfortably on multiple client accounts – report and track progress regularly

Internship Terms
-       Part-time with a minimum of 8+ hours a week
-       Flexible hours around class schedules
-       Will work in Uptown office one day per week and remotely the rest
-       Compensation: $200 per month
-       Term: Four months and/or until end of semester

How to Apply
All applications must contain a short email note summarizing your experience and interests, a cover letter, resume and writing samples by Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Please send to Jenna at jenna@cschuler.com. Interviews start immediately.