Media Relations/PR Intern

Company Name:
TalentFront is your corporate recruiting partner. Founded in 2012, our firm supports companies and organizations to succeed at what they do. We accomplish this by helping our clients hire heroes who achieve great things. We are a client's one-stop-shop for all their talent acquisition needs.
Job Summary
The Media Relations/PR Intern is responsible for executing and contributing to TalentFront's strategic social media marketing plan. In addition to posting to various social media outlets, the Media Relations/PR Intern will write press releases, news releases, and create pitch letters and fact sheets to advance the firm's online presence. Intern must be willing to start after Labor Day and commit up to 20 hours per week through December.
Essential Responsibilities
Develop and maintain media distribution list.
Respond to media requests and facilitate media interviews.
Draft social media posts for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the TalentFront website.
Assist with creative brainstorming, development, and planning of media events.
Produce press coverage.
Create blog posts that relate to the TalentFront brand.
Additional dutues as requested.
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Students applying to this internship should be Journalism/Broadcast Journalism/PR majors with a solid creative portfolio and web credentials. Candidates with internship experience are preferred.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Final Cut Pro-Plus
GPA of at least 3.0
Detail-oriented and technology savvy
Entrepreneurial spirit with the energy and desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
Demonstrated creativity
Ability to work for a small team environment and work autonomously

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