Location: Remote
Field: PR/Communications
Min. Experience: 0-1 year(s)
Basis: Internship


Job Title: PR & Marketing Intern

Department: Marketing/Public Relations

Reporting To: Account Manager(s)/Intern Manager

Compensation + Hours: College Credit, 12-15hr/week

Start Date: January 23rd, 2023 (applicants accepted on a rolling basis)

Af&co., based in the heart of San Francisco, is a full-service integrated communications agency with a passion for the hospitality industry. Our clients include restaurants, hotels, food and beverage brands, and special events. We specialize in media relations, influencer relations, marketing, social media, and launch strategy, as well as concept development and operational consulting. We work hard and we love what we do. Our approach for each client is fresh, direct, creative, and stylish. We inspire people to love our clients as much as we do! For more information, please see our website at www.afandco.com.

Here’s the Scoop:

af&co.’s Internship program begins Monday, August 21st, 2023 (applicants accepted on a rolling basis) with the potential to extend an additional semester for which you will receive college credit. This is an immersive internship that provides real-world experience for students who are interested in the hospitality industry. Interns are part of the cloth that makes af&co. one of the top PR and marketing agencies in the Bay Area. Our goals are to provide personalized and expert guidance, build brand awareness, and generate results for our clients. During your time at af&co, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our team and clients to achieve those results.

Our Team Culture:

Our experienced team brings passion, talent, and relationships to the table. We create holistic marketing and public relations strategies that will exceed your expectations and deliver a fresh approach, every time.

As the lifestyle and hospitality industries evolve, so do we. Our expertise helps our clients navigate the changing landscape, prepare for the predictable and anticipate the unpredictable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supports account managers with day-to-day account activities including but not limited to:

- Demonstrating sincere interest in the clients’ products

- Assist in preparing regular client meeting agendas, monthly activity reports, and coverage books

- Scheduling, attending, and participating in client meetings and events (if in the Bay Area)

- Takes meeting notes and shares approved recap with the client team

- Liaises with vendors, graphic designers, and other strategic partners on behalf of client

- Proactively supports timelines and action steps to drive successful program development

- Performs background and industry research

- Communicates in a clear and compelling manner in written, oral, and presentation forms

- Assists in the creation of creative marketing campaigns and initiatives (including coordination of supporting collateral, presentations, invitations, etc.)

- Supports development and posting of social media content using Sprout Social

- Utilizes tools such as Canva for graphic creation

- Begins to develop strong relationships with local social media influencers for potential partnerships

- Stays up to date with social media news, F&B publications, and trends and shares knowledge and opportunities with the team

- Dedicates efforts towards committing local journalists and writer’s contact information to memory

- Manages round-ups for upcoming holidays and Bay Area events


- Detail-oriented, creative, empathetic, resourceful, an excellent communicator

- Keen interest in and passion for food & beverage, restaurants, travel, and hospitality

- Excellent written and communication skills

- Willingness to learn, grow, and be part of the af&co. team

- Natural team player with strong social skills Independent and responsible - ability to manage deadlines and prioritize assignments

- Familiarity with the Bay Area food scene and media (preferred)

Application Process:

Interested? We’d love to know why. Send us a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter stating why you think you’d be a great fit for the role to: rose@afandco.com. Please include your schedule availability beginning Monday, August 21st, 2023.

Af&co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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