J. Walcher Communications is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work part-time as public relations intern (minimum 15 hours per week).
We're a boutique agency specializing in local, regional and national public relations, and strategic communication campaigns. Working in a wide range of industries including real estate, consumer products, professional services, health and fitness, nonprofit and association, sports/entertainment, hospitality, and more, we help our clients build their businesses with smart and effective campaigns that set them apart from the competition.
Scope of Work
The J. Walcher Communications intern will be involved in all aspects of the agency including media relations and research, writing, event coordination, and client and product research for a variety of businesses. He/She will gain a practical understanding of the public relations industry as well as how to develop the tools necessary to compete and excel in this exciting and growing field.
Specific responsibilities include research, database management, maintaining media lists and client clip files, writing, proofreading, preparing presentation materials, as well as administrative support which includes phones, faxing/scanning, word processing, filing, copying and mail distribution.
• A college junior or senior majoring in journalism, public relations or communications or related discipline
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, internet and database experience necessary. Adobe Photoshop and Cision or Vocus media database knowledge a plus.
*Internship begins Sept.
*For College Credit Only
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and writing samples to:
J. Walcher Communications
2986 Ivy St,
San Diego, CA 92104