JMPR Public Relations is looking for an enthusiastic, sharp and media savvy intern to join our team to support a variety of high-profile clients within the lifestyle, automotive and transportation industries. Previous PR internships or related experience isn’t necessary, but is preferable.
During the eight-week paid internship, you will have exposure to a team of PR professionals and the full gamut of public relations services such as media pitching, drafting press materials, planning and staffing events, building media lists, social media management and industry research and analysis.
Depending on skill level, write press materials such as news releases, media alerts, etc.
Build media lists and conduct client research
Pitch various media outlets across broadcast, online and print outlets on behalf of exciting and well-known clients
Organize event logistics and prepare media kits
Staff JMPR client events filled with media and industry VIPs – as needed
Assist with idea generation and development of news stories, articles, presentations, talking points, videos, social media, etc.
Aid in updating websites and social media sites – as needed
College degree or pursuit of college degree in PR, journalism or communications
Willingness to learn and enthusiasm about the PR industry
Resourcefulness, creativity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, detail-oriented and organized
Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and the ability to troubleshoot to find solutions independently, within a fast-paced atmosphere
Experience in writing for PR and/or news writing
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point
Knowledge and ability to use social media networks such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, etc. comfortably
Recognized as one of the top independent public relations agencies in Southern California, JMPR is a fast-paced lifestyle firm with internationally-known clients such as Airstream Trailers, the LA Auto Show, Bugatti Automobiles, Meguiar’s, Infiniti, Global Rallycross and Prestone, to name a few.