TURNER, a national boutique PR and digital communications firm, is looking for a digital/social media summer intern to join our team in our New York office. Under the guidance of a TURNER team member, the internship will provide the selected candidate with the opportunity to gain experience working in an integrated communications agency.
TURNER strives to make its internship program one of the best in the nation. Interns are introduced to a wide cross-section of public relations and digital/social media, including research, reporting, media and influencer relations, content development, community management, a whole lot of writing and special events. Interns are also involved in some broader office activities, including team meetings and brainstorming sessions. TURNER seeks to provide interns with the tactical experience that will help them build a meaningful resume and portfolio, in addition to meeting their individual needs and career goals.
Specific responsibilities may include:
-Developing media/influencer lists, content calendars, digital content, online editorial, social insight reports
-Participating in internal team meetings, research and ideation
-Monitoring, tracking and reporting on blogger/influencer engagement
-Drafting web/social media copy, blog posts and other written materials
-Supporting coordination of events and resources with internal team members
What to expect:
TURNER interns will have an opportunity to work with national brands in the travel and active lifestyle industries, both from a public relations and digital/social media perspective, in conjunction with the TURNER team.
-Flexible schedule, with a maximum of 20 hours per week, for a three-month commitment
-Training on industry-standard tools
-Program flexibility to work toward individual needs and interests, build your resume and secure powerful references with one of the nation’s top travel and tourism, and active lifestyle brand agencies
Our ideal candidate is a full-time junior or senior attending college, or a post-graduate. While preference is given to applicants with marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related disciplines, all applicants will be considered.
Ideal applicants possess:
-Excellent research, organizational, and writing/editing skills; high level of creativity
-A strong familiarity with popular social media channels, online research and social analytics, digital/online outlets, blog platforms, MS Office, and Outlook; working knowledge or familiarity with HTML/XML, Photoshop/Illustrator and/or FinalCut Pro preferred but not required.
-Talent, drive and the ability to work independently and in team settings within a deadline-driven environment
-Prior internship experience in digital media, marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, or related fields are also a plus
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter for this internship here. Please, no phone calls – however, we’re open to any other creative communications you may want to try.