Fall Internship at JWC!

J. Walcher Communications (JWC) is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work part-time as a public relations and marketing intern for the Fall 2017 semester (15-20 hours per week).

We’re a boutique agency specializing in local, regional/national public relations and strategic communication campaigns, and work in a wide range of industries including hospitality, nonprofits and associations, real estate, consumer products, professional services, sports/entertainment and more.

Scope of Work

JWC interns will be involved in all aspects of the agency including media relations and research, writing, social media, event coordination, and client and product research for a variety of businesses. Interns will gain a practical understanding of the public relations industry as well as how to develop the tools necessary to compete and excel in this exciting and growing field.
Specific responsibilities include research, database management, maintaining media lists and client clip files, writing, proofreading, developing social media content, preparing presentation materials, as well as administrative support which may include phones, word processing, filing, copying/scanning and mail distribution.

Requirements

  • Prefer a college junior, senior or recent graduate majoring in journalism, public relations, communications or related discipline.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; knowledge of AP Style preferred.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and internet experience necessary. Adobe Photoshop and Cision media database knowledge a plus.

*For college credit, or paid with relevant experience (previous internship, recent graduate, etc.)
*Flexible hours

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and writing samples to ashley@jwalcher.com.