HIRING! Paid Full-time PR and Social Media Intern NYC

Public Relations Intern 

Job Number:

 1700003703

Description

 Who we are: 
ICF Olson is a collective of world-class agencies delivering across the spectrum of customer experience: creative expression (Olson), public engagement (Olson Engage), customer relationships/loyalty (Olson 1to1) and digital experiences (Olson Digital). Though experts in different areas, we are united in our common POV: Think like people. ® This means everything we do is made from empathy – the key to brand success in a world of ever-shrinking attention and ever-growing choice. Learn more at icfolson.com

Who we’re looking for:
Olson NYC is looking for candidates available for a 6-month internship starting ASAP to assist our account teams in the development and execution of multi-platform integrated marketing and public relations programs. We are looking for an intern with a good work ethic, strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to work hard and have fun in a growing office.

What you’ll get to do:

Essential Functions:
• Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist Public Relations team in developing, writing, and distributing media materials and pitches
• Build comprehensive and carefully planned media lists
• Identify and vet social influencers that appeal to brand’s core demographic
• Draft influencer social post copy, along with occasional brand website copy
• Actively pitch and secure media coverage on behalf of clients
• Assist account teams in research, conception and execution of content marketing, social marketing, brand events, and brand partnerships
• Monitor all news outlets for client opportunities
• Assist with and manage client and target market research
• Research trends and seek opportunities where our clients may find increased visibility and engagement opportunities
• Track clients’ media coverage
• Coordinate and manage office product shipments and deliveries
• Effectively and efficiently leverage PR tools, including Burrelles, Cision, PR Newswire
• Proactively develop ideas to support account teams and client needs

Qualifications

 What you’ll need to succeed:
Knowledge and Skills:
• Impeccable time management and prioritization skills
• Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Thirst to be entrepreneurial
• Education & Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, entertainment, journalism or marketing.
• Previous agency experience, including internships, in Public Relations, Marketing, Events or Promotions experience preferred

ICF Olson is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

 
Great opportunity to get in the door and earn a full-time job!

Primary Location

 United States-New York-New York

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