Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Paid Public Relations Internship in OKC

posted 01/07/2010

Position Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.

To assist the OBA’s Communications Department in its efforts to communicate with OBA members and to help execute public service projects.

Job description:
Interns will be required to:

  1. Help the OBA prepare for the statewide Law Day event in April:
    • assist with preparing news releases for statewide Law Day events
    • assist with PR efforts to publicize the OBA’s “Ask A Lawyer” free legal advice day
    • prepare Law Day participation certificates and coordinate mailing to teachers
  2. Fill requests for brochures provided as a public service.
  3. Maintain database of newspaper clippings.
  4. Write and edit copy for Oklahoma Bar Journal.
  5. Participate in staff meetings.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Job requirements:

  • Strong writing skills required. Please submit writing sample with resume.
  • Ability to pass AP style test
  • Juniors or seniors majoring in public relations, journalism or communications
  • Work at OBA office at 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City. Free parking next to building.
  • Work approximately 12-18 hours per week (hours/days flexible)

Other information:

  • Pays $7.25 - $10/hour
  • Internship may also be used for college credit
  • To learn more about the OBA, visit www.okbar.org

To apply:
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Melissa Brown at melissab@okbar.org

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