Monday, March 29, 2010

Public Relations Summer Intern (Paid), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA

Public Relations Summer Intern (Paid), ASTM International, West
Conshohocken, PA

ASTM International, in West Conshohocken, PA, is seeking a creative PR
summer intern to support its Communications Department. This is a
unique, hands-on opportunity to perform real-world public relations at
the headquarters of one of the largest developers of technical standards
in the world. ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization.

Specific duties include updating the communications section of the
organizations website, enhancing social media offerings, and researching
video best practices. Required skills include: solid writing and editing
ability; familiarity with web content development; research abilities;
and proficiency with a range of social media tools and an understanding
of the role of social media within organizations. The ideal candidate is
detail oriented, has a professional demeanor, and is committed to a
career in public relations.

Primary deliverables of Communications Department include: issuing
press releases; developing a variety of collateral materials; website
content; as well as publishing magazines and newsletters in print,
online, and electronic formats. This internship offers exposure to and
involvement in these primary deliverables, in addition to performing the
specific duties mentioned above.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate
degree program at an accredited college or university with major course
work in communications or public relations. This is a paid position
requiring a 35-hour per week commitment.

Contact: Send resume, writing samples, and cover letter to

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