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Corporate PR Intern

Corporate PR Intern

Requisition ID 
2017-2293
Location 
US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 
10/10/2017
Department  
Public Relations

More information about this job

Overview

Ogilvy & Mather is a leading communications firm looking for a Chicago-based intern in the corporate practice of its public relations discipline. It is a paid internship open to college graduates interested in pursuing a career in public relations.

Responsibilities

The intern will work to develop a broad understanding of the business by performing a range of well-defined assignments. The intern is a fully integrated member of the account team and will work on a variety of accounts and levels. Responsibilities include: 

  • Writing press materials including pitches, press releases, bylines, etc.
  • Research on a wide range of topics to inform PR efforts
  • Media Relations including researching journalists, creating media lists pitching media, setting up interviews, etc.
  • Monitor, analyze and evaluate media coverage for clients

Qualifications

  • Outstanding research and analytical skills 
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail proven ability to independently manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment 
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team setting 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Previous PR internship experience is preferred but not required
  • BA/BS degree