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Highgate Hotels Intern (Marketing) in Boston, Massachusetts

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate’s portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry’s most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.

An unrivaled blend of warmth, authentic heritage, and contemporary sophistication attract travelers from around the world to Boston's most beloved hotel, the Boston Park Plaza. With the recent completion of a $100 million landmark transformation of all guest rooms, meeting space and public areas, guests quickly discover that this 1927 historic hotel is still classic, timeless, and always in-style. The hotel features 1,060 guest rooms (including 57 suites) plus onsite amenities.This historic and vibrant hotel is located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, just steps away from Boston Common and within walking distance of world-renowned Newbury Street, the Financial District, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and a host of other famous historical Boston sites.


The Marketing and PR internship at Boston Park Plaza is an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of hospitality communication in a four-diamond hotel. From content creation and media relations to social media and collateral development to guest relations and issues management, our intern will work toward developing a portfolio while learning about the hospitality industry. The intern will work directly with the area director of marketing communications.

  • Assist in editorial calendar development and writing of the hotel blog

  • Assist in creation of hotel collateral

  • Research and develop media lists

  • Research and develop social media influencer lists

  • Compile clip reports and create PDFs of coverage

  • Post event listings and create calendar listings

  • Assist in photo shoots as needed

  • Support hotel’s social media effort and create content for platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

  • Administrative support as needed

  • Assisting and support Sales & Marketing Department and Executive Office as needed.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Experience with social media platforms and content creation

  • Agency experience preferred

  • Familiarization with Adobe Suite

  • Working knowledge of Cision, or similar programs, a plus

  • Dependable and enthusiastic about the hospitality industry

  • Students majoring in communications preferred

External Job Posting Title: Intern (Marketing)

Job ID: 2019-8000

External Company Name: Highgate Hotels, L.P., a Delaware Limited Partnership

External Company URL:

Address1: 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street