Wednesday, August 24, 2011

OKC PR Agency Internship, Spring 2012, PAID!

Category: Marketing, PR, Sales
Job Title: Intern
Contact Email:
Contact Phone 405-605-2003

Contact Name:
Jessica Young

Opportunity Description:

Saxum: - Paid Public Relations Internship

The purpose of this position is to teach interns about the field of public relations and to help acclimate them to the demands of the profession. Each intern will receive hands-on, real-world experience as they team up with ‘Saxumites’ on projects such as: Public relations and media campaigns, project planning, research and intelligence gathering, writing, brand development and many others. Saxum interns are invited to join client account teams and to work alongside even senior public relations practitioners.

Job Description:
Interns will be required to perform the following tasks.

Conduct research and maintain databases on an assortment of projects. Examples include maintaining media lists, tracking media results, maintaining resource library and conducting online research. A great deal of Internet research will be required.

Participate in staff meetings to brainstorm ideas for current and potential clients.

Assist staff in managing a variety of client projects. May include background research, planning special events, news conferences and seminars, writing press releases and other collateral material, proofreading and developing creative concepts to meet the client’s needs.

Participate in client meetings.

Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to taking notes in meetings and other administrative tasks.

Applicants should be juniors, seniors or graduate students with a background in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or broadcast journalism. Applicants should exhibit strong writing, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as show an interest in current events, federal, state and local government, and in issues pertinent to Oklahoma. If this is you, then you will love the Saxum internship.

Time Commitment:
16-30 hours per week

Paid or Unpaid position: Paid

College Credit available: Yes

Application instructions:
To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Jessica Young via email at .
Spring internship deadlines are Nov. 18 of each year.
Summer internship deadlines are April 3 of each year.
Fall internship deadlines are July 8 of each year.

1300 N. Broadway Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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