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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Padilla - Intern-Manufacturing/Technology (6 months)

Padilla is looking for an ambitious, confident intern to support our busy manufacturing and technology practice. Our internships offer real-world experience and play a pivotal role in larger account teams. As an intern, you’ll work with and provide support to a number of account managers and other staff members, so flexibility and a team attitude are key.

 Typical assignments require communications skills including writing, digital and social media content management, media pitching, media list development, research, project coordination and event work.  This development position offers generous training opportunities that pick up where your college work or other internships left off. You should be comfortable balancing multiple assignments at once and thinking independently, knowing your team is there to support you.
We need you to have some level of experience working with media including pitching stories and writing content, We look for candidates who have an interest in complex topics, a natural curiosity, a basic understanding of B2B communications and a willingness to handle anything we throw in your direction. A previous internship where you practiced your verbal and written business communications skills is a plus.

The Intern position is considered a non-exempt position.
  • Reports to: Various account team members
  • Billability/day: Based on assigned projects
  • Role: Day-to-day program execution
  • Areas of Development: Tactical thinking, writing, media relations, coordination
  • Understanding of client programs, budgets, timelines, media matrices for assigned accounts.
  • Learn how the print/broadcast/online media works and how to successfully pitch stories that might feature or include clients.
  • Support team project and program planning and implementation, including paid, earned, shared and owned media (PESO) activities
  • Assist in team research needs , and formulate thoughts and recommendations based on research results.
  • Develop an ability to write for a number of different communications disciplines: news releases, blogs, memos, feature articles, social media content, website copy, marketing materials, employee relations materials, financial communication, speeches, etc.
  • Become a resource for your team on placing stories with the media. Depending on the account team, this could mean media monitoring, developing media lists, media contacts, coordinating and/or implementing media tours, pitching stories to the media, etc.
  • Contribute to the timely production of accurate, typo-free meeting recaps, and media coverage reports.
  • Support team new business efforts including researching prospects and participating In RFP responses and new business presentation preparations.
  • Meet all deadlines and keep supervisors informed of progress on projects.
  • Attend all team meetings; come prepared, take notes, and be sure to follow through on any commitments you make in these meetings.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.