IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY

** Post-Graduate Public Relations Intern **

Lewis Public Relations is now accepting applicants for a paid public relations internship in the agency’s North Dallas office.  Interviews will begin August 1 with the successful candidate joining the team in mid-August.

Responsibilities

  • Write for a wide range of communications outlets, including traditional media, social media and the web
  • Develop and maintain media lists
  • Identify and manage editorial calendars
  • Develop and use pitch materials to create or respond to media opportunities
  • Participate in agency/client brainstorms
  • Monitor and track media
  • Develop and maintain clip reports
  • Participate in team and client meetings
  • Assist with research for new business opportunities and client presentations
  • Execute administrative project management responsibilities

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field
  • Experience in one or more previous public relations internships
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work on a variety of projects
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office; entry- to intermediate-experience in social media and media list management applications; capability to apply AP style to writing assignments essential

 

Future Opportunity

The successful post-graduate intern will be encouraged to apply for a staff position at the conclusion of the internship program.

Application Process

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to recruiting@lewispublicrelations.com. Interviews will be held via the telephone and personal meetings in Dallas, Texas. Application deadline is 5 p.m. August 5, 2011.  Applicants must be available for a minimum of 10 consecutive weeks to be considered.  No phone calls, please.

About Lewis Public Relations

Lewis Public Relations delivers public, media and community relations programs and services to a wide variety of clients and subject areas, including agriculture, association management, nonprofit organizations, real estate, risk management and insurance, technology, telecommunications and transportation. For more information, visit www.lewispublicrelations.com.

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