ICF Consulting Group, Inc. PR Intern - Multicultural in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

Who we are:

ICF Olson is a collective of world-class agencies delivering across the spectrum of customer experience: creative expression (Olson), public engagement (Olson Engage), customer relationships/loyalty (Olson 1to1) and digital experiences (Olson Digital). Though experts in different areas, we are united in our common POV: Think like people. This means everything we do is made from empathy the key to brand success in a world of ever-shrinking attention and ever-growing choice. Learn more at icfolson.com

Who we re looking for:

Olson Engage in Chicago is looking for candidates available for a full-time, four-month paid multicultural internship starting June 12 and will end October 5. Olson is hiring interns to assist our account teams in the execution of program tactics with the objective of promoting and raising attention for our client s brand. We are looking for interns with a good work ethic, strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to work hard and have fun.

What you ll get to do:

Creating media lists

Drafting, disseminating and pitching media alerts and press releases

Translating material from English to Spanish

Identifying and reaching out to social influencers

Participating in brainstorms and project meetings

Creation of publicity materials and media kits

Conducting research

Media monitoring

Compiling news summaries and providing general office support

Qualifications

What you ll need to succeed:

Knowledge and Skills:

Impeccable time management and prioritization skills

Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines

Excellent verbal and written skills

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Education & Minimum Qualifications:

Speaking and writing proficiency with Spanish

University/college graduate

Bachelor s degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field

Public Relations experience preferred

Previous agency experience, including internships, desired

Compensation:

$13/hour

All interested in applying must submit the customary resume and cover letter, and also drop a line in tweet format convincing us why we should hire you.

ICF Olson is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: 1800000790