Public Relations Intern
Company: Transform Group
Location: Las Vegas, NV
About PR Internship
Transform Group, a leading public relations firm in the blockchain industry, is seeking a professional, detail-oriented and motivated Public Relations Intern with a strong interest in blockchain and tech. The PR Intern will have an opportunity to grow and learn different aspects of public relations with hands-on experience. Job opportunities for recent grads are available and notably considered for high-performing interns.
This is a college credit eligible internship that begins this summer and includes a stipend upon completion of 150 hours over a 5-10 week period. This internship requires both in-office and remote work.
About Transform Group
Transform Group (http://transformgroup.com) is the leading blockchain advisory, public relations, and marketing agency in the world, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas (US headquarters), New York, Toronto, Seoul and global headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Transform Group is dedicated to creating and sustaining industry leadership positions for its clients through superior strategy, relationships, market intelligence and consistent execution. Transform has been the undisputed leader in bitcoin and blockchain marketing since 2013 launching over 100+ ICOs that equate to over 37% of cryptocurrency total market capitalization, and it has continued to grow and add new offerings as the blockchain world expands and diversifies.
Past clients include Aeternity, Augur, Bancor, Bittrex, Counterparty, Dash, Decentral/Jaxx, Ethereum, Factom, Giga Watt, Golem Network, Gnosis, Gyft, Incent, KnCMiner, Kraken, Lisk, Mastercoin/Omni, MaidSafe, Qtum, Rivetz, SALT Lending, ShapeShift, Storj, Syscoin, Swarm and WAX Token.
Research and monitor news
Support in press campaigns; identifying stories and media outreach efforts
Assist in building and updating media lists
Create media coverage reports for clients
Assist in administrative duties; notetaking and scheduling
Participate in creative writing projects and brainstorms
Opportunity to participate in local industry events
Currently enrolled in an accredited university/college for Bachelors or Masters in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or relevant field
Excellent written and oral communication - a short writing test must be completed.
Excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines
Must own a laptop computer with access to WiFi
Proficiency using Google Drive and Microsoft Suite
Other preferred skills:
Understanding and interest in blockchain or technology
Experience with media tracking and contact search tools (Cision, PressRush, MuckRack)
Experience in writing articles and press materials
Knowledge of AP Style
Previous internship experience in public relations or admin job
Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Spanish native or fluent speaker
blockchain, public relations, cryptocurrency