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Friday, March 04, 2016

Beehive - PR Internship

Responsibilities
  • Compile/update regular status reports; contribute to client brainstorming sessions
  • Draft news releases; develop and maintain media lists; proof media materials
  • Develop, pitch and distribute client stories to media; research story angles/trends
  • Update monthly coverage reports; monitor digital and traditional media and analyze results
  • Blog writing, social media research, content curation
  • Assist with event planning and production
  • Conduct competitive and secondary research
  • Pitch agency stories to the news media
  • Daily news monitoring for client mentions
  • Materials preparation/document formatting
  • Administrative: assist with answering phones, distributing mail

Core Competencies
  • Has superior verbal and written communication skills (please provide one writing sample); proven understanding of AP Style
  • Manages time effectively; prioritizes appropriately; asks good questions; produces work efficiently and accurately; follows directions closely; stays focused and productive during business hours
  • Shows urgency for work; follows up promptly to requests; available when needed
  • Demonstrates flexibility; deals effectively with a variety of tasks; adapts to changing priorities; demonstrates tolerance for risk and stress; works effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrates an eagerness to learn, set goals, accept feedback and grow
  • Strong desire to achieve
  • Has a good sense of humor and a consistently positive attitude
  • Has an understanding of the Twin Cities media landscape – publications, news stations, etc.
  • Shows general business acumen; news consciousness, cultural consciousness; social consciousness
Qualifications
  • Must have already graduated; bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or related field of study
  • Long-term desire to work in an agency setting
  • Prior internships preferred
Additional Details
  • Four-month, 40 hours/week full-time commitment
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM (Regular); 8 AM – 5:30 PM (Summer)
  • Paid company holidays + additional PTO days (for illness/vacation)
To be considered, please email your resume and one writing sample to jobs@beehivepr.biz.