FITZ & CO is seeking an organized and dedicated intern to join the media relations team. He or she will be responsible for day-to-day account support, and assist with tracking coverage, researching press contacts and maintaining the press database, writing pitches and other press materials and office administration for various arts and culture clients. The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, be extremely detailed, a hard worker and passionate about the arts. This internship offers an introduction to the fast-paced world of public relations for international and world-renowned art clients through Q&A workshop with senior and junior teams, writing sessions, and invitation to art exhibition openings. If this is of interest, the internship also offers the opportunity to assist with Event, Marketing/Audience development and Social Media departments.
Current college students or graduate students in the field of public relations, communications, or fine arts, preferably with experience in a PR firm or in the PR office of a museum or arts organization
Independent self-starter; ambitious hard-worker
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Excellent organizational skills
Technical skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop and Powerpoint
Foreign language skill a plus
HOURS:This internship will require a minimum of 2 full days a week (Monday thru Friday from 10 am-6 pm and later as needed)
Unpaid, school credit optionalPlease email resume and cover letter to Abbie Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org and specify desired internship term (Sprin 2019) in the subject line. No phone calls please.