Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Public Relations Intern, The Borenstein Group, Fairfax, VA

Public Relations Intern, The Borenstein Group, Fairfax, VA

The Borenstein Group is looking for industry-savvy, energetic and motivated interns to join its team for the fall semester. This high responsibility, rewarding internship will provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge to achieve results for business-to-business and business-to-government clients.

The Borenstein Group's internship program offers the opportunity for interactive learning. The program will expose the intern to the types of experiences that will make them a top contender in one of the most competitive job markets that college graduates have ever faced. The following for credit internships are available for the upcoming semester:

Candidates interested in this for credit internship should be junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate school students pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, international affairs, marketing, or something similar. The department is looking for a well-rounded and intelligent public relations professional with a specific knowledge in digital (web 2.0) strategy and tactics, as well as traditional public relations.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

•Demonstrate ability to think strategically and tactically

•Contribute to the strategy and implementation of web 2.0 solutions

•Conduct competitive research and provide analysis (i.e. SWOT analysis,

market and media recall surveys, etc.)

•Brainstorm and implement digital PR strategies for the agency and clients

•Contribute to weekly PR department meetings

•Write and deliver compelling pitches to the media and bloggers

•Conduct communication/media audits as necessary

•Write and edit press releases, memos, byline articles, executive bios, etc.

•Be comfortable with public speaking/presenting ideas to peers and clients

•Be able to work independently and manage assigned projects

Individuals interested in this fall internship should submit their resume, cover letter and portfolio to humanresources@borensteingroup.com.

No phone calls please.

With your email submission, please include a resume in either Word or PDF format not to exceed 5MB. Online portfolios

are preferred. Please include the URL for the portfolio in your resume as well as in the body of your email. If you do not have an online portfolio, please submit examples of your best work in PDF format not to exceed 5MB in total file size.

The Borenstein Group, Inc.

11320 Random Hills Road, Suite 540

Fairfax, VA 22030

Fax: 703.385.6454


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