FMPR (www.friedmanpr.com), a Dallas-based boutique public relations firm specializing in lifestyle, consumer-oriented clients for the past 15 years, is seeking a college student majoring in Communications, Marketing or Journalism to fulfill a part-time internship position for the 2020 spring semester beginning in January. The paid internship position is approximately 15 office hours per week in addition to attendance at select client events.
The intern will receive a very hands-on working experience in all aspects of the industry not often provided by large agencies. The internship will focus on routine public relations responsibilities for various clients as well as the marketing and promotion of FMPR.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Writing, developing, and distributing press materials
Updating media data base and on-line newsletter lists
Managing media clippings
Creating on-line newsletters through Constant Contact or Mail Chimp
Brainstorming grassroots marketing and media campaigns
Following-up with local media on select story pitches
Contacting local organizations and businesses for cross-marketing efforts
Assist in coordinating and attending special events
Preparing and coordinating media drops
Labeling and distributing photos to society media
Attending client meetings, media interviews and photo shoots
Assist with account administration duties including billing and activity reports
Strong organizational and writing skills
Familiar with various social media channels
Detail-oriented, articulate, creative, self-starter, and enthusiastic
Willing to work some nights and weekends
Community-savvy about the various charities, culture, dining, and nightlife scene offered in the DFW area.
FMPR, serving the Dallas community and beyond for over 15 years, is a boutique public relations with one full-time employee. The environment at FMPR is casual yet professional. The owner does work from home in the Oak Lawn neighborhood and has a dog and cat. Attire is casual. Jeans and sneakers can be worn in the “office” but a change of clothes is mandatory to attend meetings and media interviews. The intern is considered a representative of FMPR and should dress and act accordingly.
If interested, please e-mail resume to ------------. Please no phone calls.