Monday, September 13, 2010

PR Internship for a nonprofit, unpaid

Fall Public Relations Intern - posted 08/31/2010

Position Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Infant Crisis Services, Inc. in Oklahoma City is seeking qualified intern candidates. Intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience working on varied public relations tasks for a nonprofit organization. Internship is unpaid. Hours are arranged to the mutual satisfaction of both the agency and the student.


* Junior or senior pursuing bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field
* Strong writing skills and familiarity with AP style
* Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Skills and Abilities Required:

* Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
* Must possess strong editing and proofreading ability
* Ability to conduct research through various methods
* Ability to excel in a diverse, collaborative team environment
* Ability to multi-task
* Able to adhere to strict deadlines and take detailed direction
* Must be self-motivated with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, e-mail, internet and social media

Basic Job Requirements:

* Assist with social media (Twitter, Face Book and blog)
* Participate in the planning and creative process for developing public relations campaigns
* Write and edit press releases, web stories and newsletter articles
* Provide media relations support and follow up
* Assist with special event fund raisers
* Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned


* Safe working environment
* Office setting

Application Process: Fax, mail or E-mail cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Contact Person: Amy Spielberger, Public Relations Coordinator
Fax Number: (405) 528-1290

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