Wednesday, October 26, 2011

PR Internship at Poston Communications, LLC in Atlanta, GA

Poston Communications, LLC is seeking ambitious and motivated undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate-level law school or university law interns.

Poston Communications, LLC is a public relations agency focused on professional services companies including law, architecture, accounting, financial services, interior design, construction, health care, management consulting, real estate and the arts.


- Recent graduate, or actively enrolled in law school/university law, or a public relations, marketing, or other related program.  

- Basic understanding of principles of PR.

- Familiarity with AP style.

- Excellent grammar and writing skills.

- Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace.

- Basic understanding of research and media list building tools.

- Basic understanding of media relations skills.

- Ability to interact professionally with clients. 

The public relations intern will work directly with the company President to prioritize tasks and focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.  Interns will work between 15-40 hours per week. 


- Drafts basic public relations materials including news releases, media alerts, pitch letters, fact sheets, client meeting summaries, status reports and other materials, as directed. 

- Read and identify media clips from print and on-line resources. 

- Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor.

- Update media lists.

- Attends and participates in client meetings, media training sessions, presentations and brainstorming sessions as directed.

- Assists with the development and updating of media lists and other databases, including client, marketing, prospect, and administrative databases. 

- Other tasks include research, database creation, data entry, and update additions and corrections. 

- Assists with the management of newspaper and periodical inventories for easy access. 

- Completes time slips daily, with the express goal of maintaining 75% client billable time, reviews and responds to all administrative duties and activities as assigned in a timely fashion. 

- Supports the firm's efforts by drafting new client releases and performing research activities. 

- Assists firm staff with other client, business development, and firm management projects as well as administrative duties as needed. 

This is a paid internship.

To Apply: 

Please send e-mail cover letter, resume and writing samples to Rebecca Dill.

No phone calls please. Hiring Organization: Poston Communications
In your application please include: cover letter, resume, and writing samples
Apply here. 

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