Public Relations Intern - Summer Term

Max Borges Agency Miami , FL 33130

Posted 1 week ago

Our paid internship program provides interns with hands-on, real world public relations experience with global and national technology and consumer electronics companies. Interns are responsible for assisting with projects, while also tasked with leading projects on their own, such as working directly with the media, conducting research and assisting with new business proposals. Interns report to directly to their agency mentor, who is a senior level PR professional with vast experience

Responsibilities:

  • Research relevant media contacts and build media lists
  • Assist on several client accounts across the agency
  • Draft press releases and media pitches
  • Pitch the media and build relationships
  • Conduct and compile research for competitive analysis, campaign proposals and new business proposals
  • Participate in agency meetings and brainstorms

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of public relations
  • Interest in public relations, communications, technology or consumer electronics is a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Ability to effectively work in group settings
  • Basic understanding of client information, including product details, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

Benefits

  • Work In an award-winning environment. Inc. magazine has named MBA one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for more than five years; South Florida Business Journal and Outside magazine have noted MBA as one of the best places to work; and recently, TheHolmes Report selected MBA as a finalist for its Top Five North American Boutique PR Agency of the Year award
  • Free lunch on Fridays
  • Gain in-depth, useful public relations experience
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