Company Name:

Edelman

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Date Posted:

December 5, 2017

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Intern, Brand

Responsibilities:

The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor. S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Basic understanding of principles of PR

* Basic understanding of clients' business

* Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor

* Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources

* Assist with monitoring client competition coverage

* Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor

* Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution

* Update media lists

* Assist with compilation of media coverage reports

* Familiarity with AP style

* Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor

* Conduct and compile research

* Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

* Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Edge, etc.)

The intern must be able to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts. S/he must have good organizational skills and the ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines. S/he must have solid knowledge of MS Office Suite and superior verbal and written communication skills. The Intern is generally someone who has recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree and is looking for entry-level experience in Public Relations. S/he must demonstrate the ability to become a strong writer. Familiarity with the Public Relations discipline through past coursework or other internships is desirable.

Basic Qualifications:

Intern candidates must have interest in the public relations field and possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.

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Company Name:

Edelman

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Date Posted:

December 5, 2017

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