Ketchum Intern, Public Relations (Fall) in New York, New York

Our New York office is currently seeking Interns to work up to 30 hours/week over the Fall. This is a paid internship for juniors, seniors or recent graduates.

You will work hand in hand with practices to learn the business, serve clients, and develop PR skills. They will assist with project research, writing and media relations efforts to support client programs. Those seniors who demonstrate our core competencies that Harrison & Shriftman values at the end of the program may have the opportunity to interview for a full-time, entry level position.

  • Develop and maintain media lists

  • Monitor and track media and write media updates

  • Prepare pitch letters and pitch media

  • Assist in the development of press materials including fact sheets and backgrounders

  • Attend client and/or team meetings

  • Write client and/or team memos

  • Assist with research for new business opportunities and client presentations

  • Assist with event coordination

  • Participate in brainstorms

  • Participate in internal meetings and agency events

  • Current juniors or seniors and recent graduates

  • Must be available to work a minimum of 30 hours a week

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and strong presentation skills

  • Strong understanding of social media and robust intellectual curiosity

  • Flexibility to work on a variety of projects

  • Previous internships in PR a plus

  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite

H&S is an integrated communications firm known for fresh thinking and flawless execution. We specialize in building brands in the lifestyle sector, including the spirits, technology, fashion, entertainment, hospitality and real estate industries. Our national footprint, which consists of offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, allows us to combine breadth with seamless continuity in order to achieve nationally focused, 360 communications campaigns.

As compelling storytellers, we deliver smart and strategic integrated campaigns that heighten consumer awareness across a multichannel spectrum, with earned media at the core. We believe in connecting brands – to contemporary culture, to tastemakers and decision-makers, to media, to other like-minded brands and ultimately, to the consumer.

H&S prides itself on its status as one of the only ‘corptique’ firms in the industry. As a boutique firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, H&S is able to provide its clients with personal attention and customized services. Additionally, as part of the Omnicom Group, the largest communications company in the world, H&S has access to a global network of sister companies, enabling us to meet even the most far-reaching client needs.

ID: 2018-9796

External Company Name: Ketchum Inc.

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Street: 1285 Avenue of the Americas