BTC now accepting fall intern applications

We’re hiring a PR intern for the fall!

Here’s the 411: 

  • Approximately 10-15 hours per week
  • Prefer junior/senior public relations major who has had at least one other internship and/or office experience; however, will consider freshman/sophomore public relations majors with no prior internship experience
  • Location: Mueller/Hyde Park
  • Duration is through the end of fall semester; however, strong preference given to candidates who are available for spring semester as well
  • Prefer someone who can be available on a set weekly schedule
  • Some work can be done from home via email correspondence
  • Casual dress is fine 99 percent of the time
  • Must love dogs
  • Pay will be determined based on experience and on projects completed, and will be discussed during the initial interview
  • We obtain criminal background checks on finalists for this position

Skills and attributes required for this position:

  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Knowledge of how the media works
  • Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other common software programs
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Resourceful and flexible
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Demonstrated responsibility and ability to meet deadlines
  • Apple computer knowledge helpful
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

6a0167607c2431970b01bb07d5888a970dExamples of duties:

  • Writing and distributing news releases
  • Submitting information to online news calendars
  • Updating office databases including contacts, editorial calendars, rate cards, etc.
  • Monitoring client media coverage
  • Assisting with social media content creation for clients
  • Internet and other research
  • Developing organizational processes, filing, and record-keeping
  • Creating and maintaining media lists
  • Drafting client reports
  • Occasional errands

Think you’ve got what it takes?  Send a resume, cover letter, and one relevant writing sample to The application deadline is Aug. 1, 2015.

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