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Public Relations Assistant: Summer Internship 2021
EGLahr PR & Media
ellenlahr.com

Established communications consulting business in Great Barrington, Mass., seeks part-time public relations assistant beginning May 15-Aug. 15, 10-15 hours per week. Some hours are required on-site in a socially distanced, open office setting. Documented experience and in event-related publicity is a must, as is fluency in social media suite platform management. You will have excellent exposure to learn a wide range of public relations and communications work in this communications services business.

Skills:

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills (samples of published work required)
  • Familiarity with WordPress, or willingness to learn the basics
    Media relations support skills
  • General office assistance skills

Musts:

  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Excellent accuracy to detail and follow-through
  • Tolerance for some tedious publicity-related tasks
  • Ability to adapt to some typically unpredictable pivots in work focus.
  • Excellent telephone manner

Great to have:

  • Photography/videography skills
  • Interest in classical music and/or social justice causes is a great plus.
  • A stipend is available for this position, to be determined based on agreed upon hours and experience.
  • Satisfactory completion of a writing/editing exercise is required for this position.
  • The ideal candidate resides within 30 minutes of Great Barrington, Mass.

Education:

  • Upcoming junior or senior; will consider well qualified upcoming sophomore
  • Classes/training in communications, journalism, PR, social media

References: Will be required of promising candidates.

Please send resume, letter of interest and work samples or links to: [email protected]
No calls or texts please.

Posted on April 19, 2021

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