Monday, April 18, 2011

Public Relations Intern (Full-Time; Paid Position), Jones Public Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC

Public Relations Intern (Full-Time; Paid Position), Jones Public
Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC

Jones Public Affairs is a woman-owned, boutique healthcare
communications agency that serves non-profits, pharmaceutical and
government clients. Backed by veteran communications specialists and
advocacy strategists, the Jones Public Affairs team is a highly
knowledgeable, experienced and talented group who understands the value
of influencer relations.

Through our internship program, we seek to provide students with
hands-on communications experience and exposure to core public relations
skills, including writing, analysis, media outreach, problem-solving and
critical thinking. In addition to these basic skills, our internship
program is also aimed to provide participants with a better
understanding of healthcare public relations and advocacy

Jones Public Affairs is seeking a summer Public Relations Intern. We
are looking for candidates who are detail oriented, excel in writing,
demonstrate critical thinking and possess a strong interest in pursuing
a career in public relations.

• Monitoring and analyzing media coverage and other relevant
communications vehicles for clients
• Evaluating and analyzing information and data, including developing
succinct, accurate summaries of research
• Materials development, including drafting client and internal
• Assistance in development of client and new business plans
• Supporting the efforts of team leaders on various activities and

• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, flexibility and
professional manner
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage several tasks
simultaneously and work both independently and as a team
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; experience with
Adobe Illustrator and PageMaker preferred, but not required
• Willingness to learn about the healthcare and non-profit environments
• Able to commit to 40-hours per week for eight weeks

• Working towards or completed Bachelor degree, preferred in Public
Relations, Communications and/or Marketing
• Advocacy and/or healthcare experience preferred, but not required

Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and a 1-2 page
writing sample to or fax to (202) 591-4020. Visit for more information about the firm.

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