Public Relation Intern (Paid)

Website laughingsamurai Laughing Samurai

A team of digital strategists, designers & copywriters.

Laughing Samurai is seeking a public relations intern for Spring 2018. Some internships are boring. This one is not. You will be presented with opportunities to work on challenging client work, and should you rise to the occasion, you will walk away with real experience and an impressive portfolio. You will be a member of a highly effective team and asked to collaborate on public relations strategy, media outreach and copywriting projects. Strong writers to the front of the line. An ideal candidate has had previous internship experience, knows how handle themselves professionally and has a complaisant sense of humor. This is a paid internship.

Client verticals include: restaurants, food & beverage, attractions, B2B

Compensation

$8 – $10/hour

Responsibilities

  • Write effective copy.
  • Develop creative media pitches and story ideas.
  • Pitch local and national media organizations.
  • Identify advantageous journalists and compile contact information.
  • Research award and speaking opportunities.
  • Scavenge for timely press opportunities.
  • Deliver insights and analytics for garnered media placements.
  • Create social media content that will break the internet.

 

Qualifications

  • Must have a degree (or near completing a degree) in public relations, advertising, marketing or related fields.
  • Must have previous experience in public relations, marketing or social media. Agency experience preferred.
  • Must have a mastery of AP Style writing.
  • Must provide portfolio of writing samples.
  • Must love dogs.

 

Availability

Must be available for two 7-hour days per week, for a minimum 16 weeks.

 

Benefits of interning at Laughing Samurai

  • See firsthand what quality public relations looks like.
  • Do work for clients that you’ve actually heard of.
  • Get exposure to other marketing disciplines.
  • Learn how to brew coffee the right way, like the professionals.
  • Drink large amounts of said coffee, for free, while working.
  • People will be jealous of your resume and social profile “places worked” section.
  • People will ask you what Laughing Samurai means.
  • Know what it’s like to work next to train tracks.
  • Offices conveniently located in Winter Park.

 

To Apply

Please apply online and provide us with a portfolio of writing samples or other relevant examples of your work, specifying your involvement in the projects. Applications that do not include a portfolio will not be considered.

To apply online: http://bit.ly/samurai-interns

Contact: adam@laughingsamurai.com

 

EEO Statement

Laughing Samurai is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://bit.ly/samurai-interns →

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