Posted by Rebecca Hewitt: [email protected]

THE SUNWEST PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN EXPERIENCE…

Beginning Summer 2018 – interviews and communication welcome now…

At Sunwest, our philosophy on interns is simple: jump in and get as much experience as you can. Our interns are exposed to the full scope of agency life – from pitching media to team happy hours, and everything in between.

We currently have an opening for a summer intern. In addition to working in a challenging and fast-paced environment, Sunwest interns have the opportunity to experience multiple facets of PR through our diverse client list. The role includes, but is not limited to, the following assignments:

  • Assist with media relations efforts through developing contact lists, writing pitches, making follow-up contact to secure coverage, and collecting and reporting coverage
  • Generate strategies and content for agency and client social media initiatives
  • Contribute general event, program and special project support
  • Conduct research for client work and new business opportunities
  • Participate in brainstorming and staff meetings
  • Regularly meet with assigned mentor

The ideal candidate is a talented upper-level college student or recent graduate with the following qualifications:

  • A strong work ethic and interest in public relations or communications
  • Experience in today’s digital/social media landscape
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Strong presentation skills, poise and professionalism

The summer internship typically runs from May to August. Hours and start date are flexible. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Maggie Holley at [email protected].