Allyson Conklin Public Relations Spring 2016 Internship

Posted on September 24th, 2015

Allyson Conklin Public Relations / ACPR (www.allysonconklinpr.com), a Fort Collins based boutique public relations agency specializing in beauty, home and lifestyle brands is seeking 1-2 spring interns. All applicants must be currently enrolled in a four-year college program at the junior level or higher with previous internship or work experience, a self-starter, savvy communicator, social media whiz, and interested in working in the communications field after graduation.

This internship is unpaid or for credit. Interns are required to work 15-20 hours per week from January 18th to May 13th and all work will be completed in the company’s offices.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Support ACPR staff with day-to-day administrative requests
• Compile and submit monthly editorial calendars and awards
• Compile and submit weekly news round ups
• Compile and submit twice weekly press hit sweeps
• Compile and submit daily editor updates, HARO opportunities and Google Alerts
• Management of internal lists
• Manage and organize monthly print magazine subscriptions
o Flag competitor stories
o Flag story ideas for clients
o Stay up to date on what’s media worthy
• Writing assignments
o Messages for social media channels
o Press releases
o Media alerts
o Letters and invitations
o Blog posts
• Management of client product mailings
• Social media maintenance
o ACPR pages
o Client pages (as assigned)
o Analytics

Basic job requirements:
• Be enrolled in a four-year college program at the junior level or higher
• Have a passion for beauty, home and lifestyle brands
• Have excellent communication skills—verbal and written and a strong understanding of both AP and creative writing styles
• Be social media savvy
• Be a self starter, highly organized, have the initiative to start and maintain projects, and be able to multi-task
• Be a pop culture junkie! Know what’s hot in the press and to consumers
• Experience with Cision, Hootsuite, InDesign and WordPress

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All qualified candidates should send their resumes to:
info@allysonconklinpr.com
No phone calls, please.