Communications/ Media Relations Intern

Live Wire Media Relations, LLC

Responsible for assisting account managers and account coordinators with administrative and daily tasks. Must demonstrate a positive, eager attitude; ready to learn and help around the office. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to assist with multiple projects at once.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with drafting PR materials; including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets and backgrounders
  • Provide administrative and organizational support
  • Create and maintain media lists and editorial calendars
  • Conduct research and coordinate editorial opportunities
  • Assist in strategizing and creating social media content for Live Wire and clients to be distributed on multiple social media platforms
  • Pitch to the media to secure positive news coverage on behalf of clients
  • Monitor news coverage and generate reports

Qualifications:

  • College student majoring in public relations, communication, marketing, journalism or any related field
  • Resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
  • Skilled in research and focus groups
  • Proficient computer, social media and software skills
  • Previous PR internship experience a plus
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with digital software such as: Hootsuite, Adobe Premier, Photoshop, and digital photo and video editing

Details:

Interns will receive a $100 monthly stipend to cover travel costs (Metro, Bus, Car) to get to and from work daily. Interns will participate in a variety of agency activities including weekly meetings, company retreats and client-facing events as schedules permit. Additionally, at the end of the internship interns will have the opportunity to participate in a shadow day with Live Wire founder and President Chryssa Zizos.

Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to:

Jeff Goldberg
Executive Vice President
Live Wire Strategic Communications, LLC
2800 Shirlington Rd. Suite 401
Arlington, VA 22206

W: 703-519-1600 X 103
jgoldberg@livewiredc.com
www.livewiredc.com