I Do PR Spring 2014 Internship

Hours: 16 hrs a week

Start date: Jan. 13, 2014

Duration: Spring 2014 semester with potential to be extended through summer

I Do PR is a full service public relations agency for the wedding industry, headquartered in New York City. We have an immediate opening for the Spring 2014 internship with the potential for the right candidate to be extended to Summer 2014.

We’re looking for a bright, creative, enthusiastic PR intern eager to learn in a hands-on, small agency environment. The ideal candidate will have previous PR internship or academic experience as well as passion for weddings, design, fashion and photography.

Duties

– PR: creating pitches and drafting press releases

– Writing: company blog posts and editorial guest blog posts for blogs
– Social Media: strategically managing Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram accounts
– Research: from editor contacts, potential clients, industry trends

– Images: collecting and processing press placement images for clients
– Creating and updating client placement reports

Qualifications

– Positive, can do attitude of a true go getter
– Stellar communication skills and perfect grammar
– Great attention to detail and a knack for staying organized
– Understanding of social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram)
– Experience with Photoshop or other image-processing software

– Passion for the bridal industry
Perks

Besides a rare opportunity to learn all the essential PR skills and get to know the bridal industry from the inside, the internship with I Do PR offers the following perks:

–          Flexible schedule and a mix of working from home and our Union Square office

–          Small monthly transportation stipend

–          Lunches and fun outings to trunk shows, fashion shows and other events

 

To apply, email us:

– Cover letter describing why you’re seeking a career in public relations and what makes you excited about the bridal industry

– 1-3 relevant writing samples (PR pitches, blog posts, academic papers)

– Links to your relevant LinkedIn, Twitter or Pinterest accounts

About

Sasha Vasilyuk is the founder of I Do PR and an award-winning journalist who has covered travel, culture and business for Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, San Francisco Chronicle and others.

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