Georgia Employer INTERN-DIGITAL - 180720 in Atlanta, Georgia

Responsibilities: The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor. S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Basic understanding of principles of PR Basic understanding of clients business Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources Assist with monitoring client competition coverage Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution Update media lists Assist with compilation of media coverage reports Familiarity with AP style Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor Conduct and compile research Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Edge, etc.) About our internship program: Interns are paid $12.50 an hour and are eligible for overtime when approved by a supervisor; Our interns are post-graduates and work a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week) for up to 6 months, starting by February 2018 Edelman does not provide any form of housing or transportation reimbursement Please note only individuals who are authorized to work in the United States will be considered VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals EOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO