Local PR firm seeking intern –issues & advocacy
Local PR firm specializing in issues and advocacy for non-profits and other clients is in need of an intern. Team Soapbox (www.teamsoapbox.com) has assembled a team skilled in public relations, media relations, marketing communications, public affairs and branding. We dedicate our skills to the issues and causes we care about most such as health care, education, and housing. We’d like you to join in and help out about 16-20 hours a week for 8-10 weeks.
Duties include composing and editing of media pitches, reading and summarizing relevant newspaper clips pertaining to current and hopeful clients, helping fellow team members with various projects, media research, organizational tasks, as well as possibly shadowing fellow team members to important client meetings.
Team Soapbox is looking for someone who has basic knowledge of or some schooling on media relations writing, proficient research skills, is a quick learner, is able to work with minimal supervision as well as collaborate effectively with others, and is comfortable communicating with clients and vendors in person, over the phone and by email.
Interning with Team Soapbox provides first-hand experience with the PR world. The internship is unpaid, but we do offer a stipend at the completion of the program as well as course credit. If interested, please contact Nick Hawley at email@example.com. Please include a resume and specify in your cover letter why a public relations internship is of interest to you.