Public Relations Internship | Carol Fox & Associates

Submitted by cfa1412 on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:51am

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

 

Carol Fox and Associates (CF&A), a Chicago-based public relations and marketing agency that focuses on arts, entertainment and lifestyle clients, is proud to offer a practical, educational and enjoyable internship program. Clients include many of Chicago’s theaters, concert venues, schools, dance companies, fundraising events, special events and visual arts institutions.

 

This CF&A internship provides participants with access to mentoring and career advice from top-tier communication professionals in this dynamic industry. We are looking for college students and recent graduates interested in gaining solid experience in public relations including research, writing, campaign planning, and event coordination.

 

Internship Duties

The Public Relations Intern reports to the Senior Vice President and other associates on a project basis.  Duties include supporting the general public relations efforts within the office. Other specific duties include:

  • Writing content for and compiling press kits and media coverage reports
  • Drafting publicity materials such as artist biographies, program book copy, etc.
  • Writing feature stories for placements on blogs and websites
  • Researching and recommending online publicity and promotional opportunities for assigned clients and implementing these recommendations
  • Placing online event listings
  • Staffing publicity and promotional events
  • Answering CF&A general phone line for media and other inquiries
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Internship Qualifications:

The ideal candidate…

  • Is available approximately 22-30 hours per week (full-time opportunities are available and encouraged)
  • Can make a three- to four-month commitment
  • Is currently a college junior, senior or recent graduate
  • Will apply this internship for college credit, or is willing to accept an unpaid internship
  • Has a relevant academic focus in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Visual Art, Theater, Dance, Radio/TV/Film, English, etc.
  • Is a proactive, organized and reliable team player
  • Has some background in customer service or sales
  • Has outstanding communication and writing skills
  • Is available to work occasional evenings and weekends
To Apply: 

Please send the following to nharkin@carolfoxassociates.com

  • Cover letter (applications without cover letters will be disregarded)
  • Resume with current GPA
  • References

CF&A is an equal opportunity employer and a nationally certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Nick Harkin