Daniel J. Edelman Holdings
Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.
Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edelman Seattle is looking for an intern!
This intern must be able to work effectively with a variety of team members within a specific set of consumer-related accounts. S/he must have strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to new conditions, client/team dynamics and meeting tight deadlines. S/he must have solid knowledge of MS Office Suite and superior verbal and written communication skills. The Intern is generally someone who has recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and is looking for entry-level experience in Public Relations. S/he must demonstrate the ability to become a strong writer. Familiarity with the Public Relations discipline through past work experience, coursework and/or other internships is desirable.
The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of consumer-related accounts under the direction of the supervisor. S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Identify, analyze, and report on media coverage across print, broadcast and online resources
Assist with monitoring client competition coverage
Assist in researching and vetting new leads based on tracked media coverage
Use social media as tools to monitor for industry trends, report on PR results and identify industry influencers
Develop and update media lists daily; find and propose new contacts for team’s consideration
Support client programs and closely monitor resulting coverage from announcements, events and launches
Assist with and create media coverage and results reports
Prepare for and organize logistics for events and media tours
Assist with preparation of client communications and press materials, including press releases, media alerts, media pitches, collateral and mailers, utilizing AP style for materials development
Conduct and compile research for existing clients and new business opportunities
Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor
Maintain an understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
Intern candidates must have a strong interest in the public relations field and possess good interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to work effectively with others. An interest in working with food brands and the culinary space is recommended.
About our internship program:
We have 1-2 interns for each practice area at any given time
The duration of the internship is a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months
Interns are paid $15.00 per hour, plus overtime when approved by management
Most of our interns are post-graduates and work a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm)
Basic understanding of research, media list building and monitoring tools (Cision, Factiva, Critical Mention, Compete.com, etc.)
Basic understanding of principles of PR
Daniel J. Edelman Holdings