Monday, August 10, 2015

Fall PR Internship with Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli is a global public relations agency. They are seeking a fall intern for their flagship D.C. office, in which they work in public affairs, corporate communications and social marketing.

The intern position supports account teams as follows:
•             Assists in the development of press materials
•             Helps coordinate meetings, special events and/or conferences
•             Develops media lists, write pitch letters and conducts media outreach
•             Monitors media coverage and trends
•             Researches consumer and marketplace trends
•             Creates and maintains coverage reports
•             Coordinates the development and delivery of press kits
•             Assist in new business initiatives
•             Provides additional account related support as necessary

Students or recent graduates in this program will act as fully integrated members of account teams and will be assigned a mentor for support and guidance in helping the intern get acclimated into the PR industry and business environment.  The internship will run from a mutually agreed upon date in September through a mutually agreed upon date in December, with possibility of extension through spring.

Qualifications:
•             Open to current juniors, seniors and recent graduates with demonstrated interest in public relations
•             First-rate writing and verbal communications skills are necessary
•             Exceptionally strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
•             Talent for navigating fast-paced environments
•             Previous internships are a plus
•             Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet research is required
•             Full-time availability preferred, but not required
Apply here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 20, 2015.