TURNER, a national boutique PR and digital communications firm, is looking for an intern to join our travel & tourism team for the summer. Under the guidance of a TURNER team member, the internship will provide the selected candidate with the opportunity to gain experience working in a travel, tourism and lifestyle PR firm. This position is available in our New York office.
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 media, including research, reporting, media and influencer relations, content development, social media, 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.
-Develops media/influencer lists, editorial calendars, social media content and media results reports
-Participates in internal team meetings, research and ideation
-Drafts news releases, website/social media copy, fact sheets, blog posts and other written materials
-Supports coordination of events and event 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 four-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
-Opportunity to work with a talented, energetic teams in the heart of LoDo & Midtown, respectively
Our ideal candidate is a full-time junior or senior attending college, or a post-graduate. While preference is given to applicants with public relations, communications, journalism or related experience, all applicants will be considered.
Ideal applicants possess:
-Strong research, organizational, and writing/editing skills; high level of creativity
-A proven understanding of public relations, online and traditional media outlets, AP Style and digital/social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr
-Talent, drive and the ability to work independently and in team settings within a deadline-driven environment
-Prior internship experience in public relations, communications, journalism, digital media or related fields are also a plus
Students with communications experience are encouraged to apply for our summer semester program, which is expected to begin in May 2019. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter for this internship no later than Friday, April 5, 2019 here.
Please, no phone calls – however, we’re open to any other creative communications you may want to try.