Professional PR Intern

Company: 
Karbo Communications
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
CA
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Karbo Communications (www.karbocom.com) is a digital public relations agency serving some of the hottest technology companies in the world.     We’re looking for a smart, enthusiastic self-starter that presents a mature, professional presence to join our team. We offer a friendly, fast-paced environment that gives you an opportunity to show your value and willingness to learn and grow while gaining hands-on experience in the industry.     Karbo Com actively mentors and promotes from within. This internship offers an opportunity for advancement to the Account Coordinator position. It is a great way to get started or to advance your career in high-tech PR. This is a paid position and compensation will be based on experience and skill level.     Responsibilities:    • Preparation of complete and accurate and media and analyst briefing documents.    • Ownership of research, updating, potential pitching and management of the following documents for his/her accounts. This includes ongoing updates of all of these items to ensure clients are included in any appropriate opportunities, including: editorial calendars, speaking opportunities and awards.    • Provide general account support to account teams (research, reports, emails, etc.)    • Maintain and update infrastructure list database. Ensure the infrastructure list always reflects the latest data.    • Respond to ad hoc client requests, shared by supervisor.    • Distribute press releases (Business Wire, Marketwired and customized email lists).    • Arrange conference calls and meetings as needed.    • Maintain KC library of publications and periodically trash old pubs.    • Be able to maintain social media accounts for clients and KC. This includes the research and formatting of industry articles and targeted content.    • Read trade publications for clips and related client business.    • Flag relevant HARO opportunities for supervisor on appropriate client accounts.    • Provide research support for new business, press/analyst and client purposes.    • Assist in KC marketing efforts including dashboard maintenance, newsletters, etc.    • Assist in client reporting and time tracking.    • Administrative tasks such as keeping the office clean and organized, copying, filing, food and supply ordering, etc.    • Assist in planning company events and outings.     Skill Set:    • Work efficiently on multiple tasks; effectively serve multiple account teams.    • Accuracy and attention to detail.    • Ability to effectively research using the Internet.    • Take initiative to offer ideas and successfully see tasks through to completion.    • Take responsibility for projects to successful conclusion.    • Solid understanding of all clients and the media and analyst organizations we are pitching them to.    • Computer skills (MS Office products, Cision).    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.    • Social media knowledge and experience.    • Ability to effectively manage time, resources and abide by budget standards presented by KC management.    • Enthusiasm about working at KC and tech PR.     Experience:    • At least one year of PR/marketing experience or internship (preferably in high tech)    • At least a four year degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in English, Communications or Public Relations.     Karbo Communications is located in San Francisco two blocks from AT&T Park and one block from Caltrain. The Muni line stops across the street. For more information about Karbo Com please visit our website at http://karbocom.com

Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Application Instructions: 

TO APPLY, INCLUDE EVERYTHING (INCLUDING COVER LETTER & RESUME) WITHIN THE TEXT OF YOUR EMAIL. For security reasons, attachments will not be opened.

Online portfolio links will be accepted. If submitting an online portfolio, please still include a cover letter as the body of the email when applying.

SEND TO INFO@KARBOCOM.COM.