PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Kathy Schaeffer and Associates, Inc. (www.ksapr.com), a growing Loop PR firm that specializes in public affairs-oriented public relations, seeks an intern. The temporary position offers a chance for hands-on experience with writing, strategy, media outreach and social media.
Length: *16 weeks
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M – F
Start Date: Immediately
Requirements: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. Desire and ability to work independently. Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of and experience with social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. All candidates must have completed at least three years of a four-year bachelor’s degree program in communications, journalism or a related field.
- Help produce materials for clients, including:
media alerts/news releases
- Conduct media outreach
- Participate in social media work for clients
- Contribute to brainstorming and strategy sessions
- Experience agency life
How to apply: E-mail your cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Kim Pool at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Schaeffer and Associates, Inc. (www.ksapr.com) is a Chicago public relations firm specializing in issues-oriented communications for corporations, associations and nonprofits that communicate about policy and advocacy in the public arena. Founded in 1994, our award-winning firm is privileged to represent clients who meet the gold standard in their industries. Our team has earned a reputation for first-rate strategic thinking, excellent client service and generating results through effective communications and media outreach campaigns. In 2010, KSA won the Publicity Club of Chicago’s Platinum Award for excellence in communications. The firm’s culture is entrepreneurial, and each team member works to live up to the firm’s tagline: Smart … passionate … ingenious.
*This position is intended to be temporary in its duration. The anticipated duration of the position shall not exceed 16 weeks, at which time employment will terminate. Nothing herein shall be construed to alter the at-will nature of the employment relationship.