Intern
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Company:
RockawayPR
Location:
Miami, FL, USA
Job Posted:
27 days ago

Intern

Job Description
Description

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Rockaway Public Relations, Marketing & Special Events, a boutique public relations firm who caters to Food & Beverage, and Travel & Hospitality clientele, is seeking interns interested in learning all aspects of the field. Interns interested in this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom, and expect to complete this internship program ready to enter any fast-paced public relations firm with excellent skills. It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest detail.

Under the leadership and mentorship of one of our company’s assigned account executives or directors, Rockaway interns will learn key skills pertinent to the public relations industry, particular to that of the food and beverage industry, our specialty. They will learn how to engage journalists through various forms of communication to spike interest in our restaurant and chef clients. While at Rockaway, they will strengthen their writing skills through media pitches, press releases and social media content creation, assist in arranging and executing mid to large scale special events like restaurant grand openings and charitable functions and also assist in the coordination of photo shoots and TV tapings. In addition to these specific skills, interns will learn the value of taking responsibility and ownership and experience the importance of interact with others in a team setting.

*This is an unpaid internship with opportunity for future growth at Rockaway!

Responsibilities

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Monitor all forms of media
Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
Write press releases and other materials
Assist with mailings, print production
Create interview preparation materials
Compile contact lists
Search for press clippings
Create or update databases

Requirements

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Students applying for this internship must have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism.

Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media. Only interns proficient with MS Office skills should apply.

Familiar with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube & Pinterest)

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $0.00 /hour

public relations, intern, unpaid