Located in downtown Seattle, Richmond Public Relations offers three-month internships for junior, senior or graduate interns on a quarterly basis. Interns at Richmond Public Relations work 20-25 hours each week alongside account coordinators to experience the PR world and agency life firsthand. Day-to-day tasks include writing press releases, compiling media kits, contributing to brainstorming sessions, assisting with research and event planning, researching journalists, comprehensive list building, coverage tracking and creating reports, in addition to a variety of activities that take place in a creative and close-knit PR office. Candidates must be curious and confident self-starters, team players, organized, attentive to detail and able to multi-task all with a sense of humor. Scheduling is flexible and interns will be compensated for public transportation costs.
The Richmond Public Relations internship program is a fully immersive learning opportunity with a paid stipend or college credit available upon completion. As a small family-owned agency, interns will have the chance to network while contributing to the core strengths of the firm. Richmond Public Relations provides industry expertise and specialization in the areas of consumer products, healthcare, real estate, special events, sports, entertainment, technology, restaurants, hospitality, travel and tourism.
Mentors work with interns to ensure at completion, participants command a set of marketable skills that appeal to the PR sphere and have a healthy portfolio showcasing their ability to channel brand voice through a variety of writing styles. In addition, interns will gain an understanding of the importance of varying levels of collaboration and independence while completing client initiatives under deadline.
If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter about what sparks your interest in public relations and Richmond Public Relations in particular, along with a resume and two recent writing samples to email@example.com. Please note "Internship Application" in the subject line.
Junior, senior or graduate status and strong writing background and knowledge of AP style preferred.