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Job Title: Public Relations Intern

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated Public Relations Intern to join our team. The successful candidate will assist in developing and implementing PR strategies and campaigns to promote our brand and increase our visibility. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, be creative, and have a passion for public relations.


  • Assist in developing and implementing PR strategies and campaigns
  • Write and edit press releases, media alerts, and other PR materials
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating events and press conferences
  • Monitor media coverage and prepare media reports
  • Assist in managing social media accounts and creating content
  • Research and identify media opportunities and potential partnerships
  • Assist in maintaining media contacts database


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media platforms
  • Previous PR or marketing experience is a plus


  • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in public relations
  • Exposure to a variety of PR strategies and campaigns
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals
  • Potential for a full-time position upon completion of the internship

Salary: This is an unpaid internship.

Application Process: To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position and what skills and experience you can bring to the team.

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What is the best way to find and hire a Public Relations Intern near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Public Relations Intern applicants. Employers posting their Public Relations Intern job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Public Relations Intern applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Public Relations Intern are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 3 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Public Relations Intern positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Public Relations Intern role?
SMS has 80% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Public Relations Intern job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Public Relations Interns are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 112% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Public Relations Intern applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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