Public Relations Intern

Company: 
CFM Strategic Communications
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

CFM Strategic Communications seeks a paid Public Relations Intern.

 

            As one of Oregon's 100 Best Companies, CFM has a reputation for excellence. Through working on a wide range of accounts, we offer interns the opportunity to gain valuable experience and connections. The position requires a highly flexible professional with energy and enthusiasm.

 

            The successful candidate will play a key role on CFM’s Marketing PR team and will be responsible for various and changing needs, which may include:

 

Conducting interviews and writing articles

Providing support for events

Writing blog posts

Updating the CFM website

Assembling email blasts

Creating media lists

Drafting news releases

Executing media relations

Knowledge of html, Wordpress and Photoshop helpful but not required

Knowledge of graphic design and layout are helpful but not required

Other tasks as assigned

           

            Qualifications

            We are looking for a candidate with:

 

Strong writing skills, including knowledge of grammar, spelling and AP style

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Strong organizational skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects

Strong interest and aptitude for learning new technology

Energy and enthusiasm

Fundamental public relations or marketing understanding gained through education and/or experience. Journalism, marketing and business backgrounds desirable. 

 

            Length of Internship: 3 months, with potential for extension.

            Start Date: Begins immediately

            Pay: $10 per hour

            Hours: Flexible, between 20-40

  

Deadline: 
Application Instructions: 

To apply, please email your resume, two writing samples and references to careers@cfmpdx.com.