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PR and Communications Intern

US-MN-Minneapolis
Req. #
2017-16695
Type
Temporary

Overview

The PR/Communications Intern will work with the PR/Communications team to develop and implement aspects of public relations projects that support strategic business and marketing objectives.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

 

  • Working within the broader Public Relations/Communications team to assist with a wide variety of projects, to include, but not limited to:
    • Support the development of media materials, including news releases, media alerts, backgrounders, media pitch documents
    • Employee communications materials
  • Conduct research projects that support the development of materials, including fact sheets, media statements and FAQs
  • Assist with media relations: follow-up with key media, prepare background information

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited university; must be at a Junior or Senior level student
  • Working towards completion of Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, business, marketing, English or related field
  • Previous internship experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to work well within a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), and aptitude for learning new technologies and systems
  • Interest in retail a plus

 

 

 

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