Fresh Touch Publicity, LLC is a publicity consultancy company that is currently seeking a Communications Consultant intern for the 2013 Summer. This internship is non-paid but can be used for college credit-only for any Communication/Public Relations/Writing/Business course. The company recently has moved to the Memphis area from Atlanta. The ideal Communications Consultant intern will have a deep understanding that Public Relations is not as glamorous as television has portrayed it to be and that it requires extensive behind the scene research, writing and relationship building without any recognition, most times. The Communications Consultant will be responsible for networking, conducting research, participating in weekly meetings, maintaining an updated Media contact’s list, reading local, regional, and national newspapers/magazines daily, writing timely blogs, press releases, social media statuses, newsletters, etc, and staying abreast on public relations, social media trends, client relations, etc.
The ideal candidates must live within 100 miles of Memphis and must have:
excellent writing skills
excellent communication skills
a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, & any photo-editing program
the abilities to maneuver thru the internet for research and email
a willingness to accept and encourage constructive criticism
a basic knowledge of social networking
typing speed of at least 40 words per minute
creativity & professionalism
confidence to network on behalf of Fresh Touch Publicity
thriving off solving problems
maintain confidentiality and discretion
All interested persons are encouraged to email three writing samples, a personality letter, and resume to TJ Jefferson at firstname.lastname@example.org. DEADLINE IS APRIL 27, 2013.