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Public Relations Intern

This internship combines the responsibilities of a PR Account Coordinator and a Research Assistant for New Business, meeting both client and agency needs. This team member will likely work on a variety of accounts and projects through the PR team and the head of Agency Strategy and Development.


  • Comfortable working remotely in a fast-paced, demanding and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Desire for client services work on communications planning and execution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for learning.
  • Strong research skills
  • Effective time management skills - ability to prioritize a multi-task workload and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Strong organizational abilities.
  • Internship with a PR, advertising or marketing firm, or similar function.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Strategic background in social media and social listening and reporting a plus.
  • Knowledge of current events and eager to learn about a variety of business industries.


Client/Account Needs

  • Participate in internal account team meetings, kick-off meetings, and agency status meetings.
  • Respond to assignments regarding client or agency needs in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist with preparing and documenting conference reports, internal meeting notes, project documentation, competitive activities, status reports and other work as needed.
  • Monitor job progress reports to assure compliance with schedules and estimated hours.
  • Coordinate various project elements; prioritize and manage high volume of detail work.
  • Participate in brainstorming and account planning sessions.
  • Write web-based content, including blog posts and articles.
  • Work on a variety of social media-related projects, including research, content development, social listening and reporting.
  • Support media outreach efforts, including media list building, pitching, monitoring and reporting.
  • Conduct Internet research for new business development and current clients
  • Continually update and help manage the agency CRM system.
  • Demonstrate a team-player attitude by being flexible and responsible.


Work Environment

Remote, work-from-home position, with option to work in dog-friendly, Chicago-based office, if preferred.

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