Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Spring PR Internship with Porter Novelli

The Washington, DC office of Porter Novelli seeks talented PR interns for the Spring Semester to work and learn from a seasoned team of communication and creative professionals.

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.
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
  • Ability to work full time (or at least 32 hours/week)  from January through May 2016
Please submit a resume and cover letter hereApplications will be accepted on a rolling basis through December 15, 2015. If you are passionate about or have a specific skill in an area of public relations, please include it in your cover letter. Specific areas can include, but are not limited to: digital, healthcare, technology, public affairs, social marketing, corporate communications and issues management.