Media Relations Intern (summer 2021)

The Media Relations internship will provide hands-on experience working in a leading PR agency, liaising with media, developing press materials, implementing communications strategy, and supporting client relations.

Responsibilities Include: 

The role will provide hands-on experience working in a leading PR agency, liaising with media, developing press materials, implementing communications strategy, and supporting client relations.

Through this internship you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work on multiple client accounts across visual arts, performing arts, design, and culture
  • Gain experiencing working in a fast-paced agency setting while increasing your knowledge of the wider media landscape and art and cultural world
  • Refine your writing skills through the development of internal and external client communications including press releases and social media copy
  • Deepen your understanding of the overarching structure of PR campaigns and strategy
  • Learn how to build a network of media contacts through phone and email pitching
Qualifications Include: 

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in arts and culture, be engaged in the evolving media landscape, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, be hardworking and organized. The intern will report to a senior team leader, who will serve as both mentor and manager on day-to-day account tasks.

HOW TO APPLY:

An application statement and resume are required to apply for this internship. Your statement can be written or submitted via video and should respond to the following prompt:

What makes this particular internship appealing to you and why would it be a good fit for your goals and interests?

Please indicate which position you are applying for. Both resume and response should be emailed to careers@resnicow.com, with subject line: “R+A Internship: [Media Relations or Digital]” by January 22, 2021.

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