Public Relations Intern

Posted on October 24th, 2013

Allyson Conklin Public Relations (www.allysonconklinpr.com), a boutique public relations agency specializing in beauty, home & design, jewelry and lifestyle brands is seeking two spring interns. All applicants must be currently enrolled in a four-year college program at the junior level or higher, be a self-starter, passionate about pop culture and interested in working in the communications field after graduation.

This internship is unpaid or for credit. The schedule is 2-3 days, totaling 10-15 hours each week. Work must be executed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the company offices in Old Town Fort Collins. This position commences January 13th and concludes April 25th.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Support ACPR staff with day-to-day administrative requests
-Compile and submit daily news round ups
-Compile and submit daily editor updates
-Management of internal contact lists
-Manage and organize monthly print magazine subscriptions
*Flag competitor stories
*Flag story ideas for clients
*Stay up to date on what’s media worthy
-Writing assignments
*Messages for social media channels
*Press releases
*Media alerts
*Letters and invitations
-Management of client product mailings
-Social media maintenance
*ACPR pages
*Client pages (as assigned)

Basic job requirements:
-Have a passion for beauty, home & design, jewelry and lifestyle brands
-Have excellent communication skills: verbal and written
-Have a strong understanding of the AP writing style
-Be a self starter and have the initiative to start and maintain projects
-Be able to multi-task
-Be highly organized
-Be a pop culture junkie! Know what’s hot in the press and to consumers.
-Local candidates only

All qualified candidates should send their resumes to:
Emily Geubelle, PR Assistant
emily@allysonconklinpr.com