Join Our Team: Summer 2021 PR/Marketing Academic Internship!
Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience at a fast-paced and innovative public relations and marketing agency? Work in a fun and creative environment while learning the core tactics and skills of a public relations professional that will provide you a great start to your career. J. Walcher Communications is seeking an ambitious and productive individual to join the team as a part-time public relations and marketing intern. (minimum 15 hours per week*)
Named by Forbes as one of 2021 Best PR Agencies in the nation, J. Walcher Communications is a boutique agency specializing in local, regional and national public relations, and strategic communication campaigns. Working in a wide range of industries including real estate, consumer products, professional services, health and fitness, nonprofit and association, sports/entertainment, hospitality, and more. We help our clients build their businesses with smart and effective campaigns that set them apart from the competition.
Job description and requirements below:
J. Walcher Communications 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 and organizations. 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, writing press materials, developing social media content and graphics, gathering and analyzing social media analytics, drafting and creating blog posts and e-communications, maintaining media lists and client clip files, proofreading, preparing presentation materials and administrative support.
- Prefer a college junior or senior majoring in journalism, public relations, communications or related discipline
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook experience necessary. Adobe Photoshop and Cision media database knowledge a plus.
*For academic credit
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Academic JWC Internship Application.”