EXPRESS Public Relations Internship - Summer 2019 (New York) in New York, New York

THE BRAND THAT GETS YOU TO WHAT’S NEXT

Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.

With a fashion history of more than 30 years in the making, we offer our interns valuable insight into the retail industry and an opportunity to quickly grow as a young professional. Our paid internship program is designed around real work experience and provides developmental tools that you'll be able to apply toward your future success! So, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Sample management

  • Editorial outreach

  • Event planning and execution

  • Update and maintain national and regional media lists

  • Research, conduct outreach and help maintain influencer database for micro and macro influencers

  • Assist Digital PR Specialist in the execution of digital influencer marketing campaigns from the initial planning stages to final reporting

  • Remain current with best practices, strategies, and industry standards related to PR, influencer marketing and social media

  • General administrative assistance

Qualifications

  • The individual must possess an understanding of basic media relations skills, an ability to interact professionally with press and influencers, and demonstrate good judgment

  • Be articulate; have proper phone etiquette

  • Familiarity with new media (i.e. blogs, Instagram, Snapchat etc.)

  • Familiarity with media relations software (Cision, Gorkana, Meltwater)

  • Familiarity with influencer platforms a plus (Mavrck, Tap Influence, Fohr Card)

  • Effectively manage deadlines and high volume of emails

  • Interest in PR and influencer marketing is a must

  • Prior relevant experience in the industry is preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Must be available to work during the Summer 2019 in our New York Design Studio

  • Currently enrolled in college or university

  • Rising Junior or Senior standing

  • Competitive GPA

  • Strong computer skills; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Public relations, marketing, advertising major or other related program preferred

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

Requisition ID: 2018-3188

Street: Express Mens

Post End Date: 10/15/2018