Allyson Conklin Public Relations Summer 2017 Internship

Posted on March 29th, 2017

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 Public Relations Interns for the Summer 2017 semester. 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, go-getter and interested in working in the communications field after graduation.

This position is unpaid or for credit. Interns are required to work 15 hours per week from May 15th to August 18th.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administrative:
• Support ACPR team with day-to-day requests
• Compile and submit weekly press hit sweeps
• Review and submit Google Alerts to ACPR team
• Updating internal Press Coverage document
• Manage the ACPR blog: What We’re Reading, regular posts, etc.
• Management of magazine subscriptions

Media Relations:
• Fulfill client product mailings
• Identify feature story opportunities

Social Media:
• Management of ACPR Facebook page
• Strategically write and schedule social media content calendars on a monthly basis
• Upload client press hits to Facebook

Basic job requirements:
• Be enrolled in a four-year college program at the junior level or higher
• Have previous internship or work experience
• 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 a self starter, highly organized, have the initiative to start and maintain projects, be able to multi-task and work well with a small team
• Be a pop culture junkie! Know what’s hot in the press and to consumers
• Experience with Cision, Hootsuite, InDesign and WordPress a plus

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All qualified candidates should send their cover letters, resumes, summer schedules, and a brief description of why they want to work at ACPR to: allyson@allysonconklinpr.com.