Publicity Internship (Remote)
Choice Media & Communications is seeking Publicity Interns for Fall 2021! We are looking for sharp and savvy candidates with a great deal of initiative, strong work ethic, warmth, superior writing and communication skills and a genuine passion for the lifestyle and entertainment clientele Choice serves. Interns will be supervised by our Senior Publicist, Olivia Parven.
This will be an unpaid internship with the opportunity for school credit.
Interns will be asked to work 10 – 20 hours a week.
Interns will work remotely.
As a publicity intern, you will have the opportunity to:
Research and develop media lists for local, regional, national, op-ed, and podcast publicity campaigns
Prepare high-quality press materials for clients including press releases, pitches, one-sheets, product catalogs, and media advisories
Keep an ear to the ground for newsworthy opportunities, reviewing daily HARO’s (Help a Reporter Out), researching trending topics, and brainstorming unique pitch angles
Assist in pitching traditional and digital media on timely client opportunities to secure earned media coverage and maintain accurate tracking and response records
Plan for printed editorial media opportunities by maintaining and monitoring editorial calendars
Vet and coordinate incoming media opportunities for clients and prepare interview notes for confirmed coverage
Maintain campaign status reports with monthly media coverage, metrics, action items, and opportunities
Participate in internal planning and external client meetings
Maintain the Choice Media and Communications website (WordPress hosted) with updated client information and recent media coverage
Contribute to the client acquisition process, performing competitive research, participating in brainstorming sessions, and developing proposal materials
Assist in client offboarding by preparing comprehensive campaign coverage overviews
Help with other aspects of Choice Media and Communications as needed (Social Media, Business Development, etc)
Have the means to work remotely with a personal computer or laptop, as well as access to a reliable internet connection
Organizational aptitude and keen attention to detail
Must be self-motivated and have a strong initiative
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Flexible and adaptable by nature