Sunday, October 16, 2011

Public Relations Intern, Home Shopping Network (HSN), St. Petersburg, FL

Public Relations Internship - Spring 2012 - 0804747


The Public Relations Internship Program is designed to provide the student with an overview of the relationship between HSN &the media and how these relationships are leveraged to elevate the HSN brand. Additionally, the internship will provide the student with an understanding of the role of external agencies (both the corporate and consumer sides) and their impact on the business.
Finally, the program will provide the student with insight into the employee relations function of the department.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Working with the VP, director, senior manager & coordinator as needed
  • Media monitoring; gathering, clipping & logging press clips
  • Maintaining the Public Relations intranet site, updating weekly with recent press hits
  • Assisting in departmental activities as needed, including quarterly Town Hall meeting, birthday celebrations & quarterly employee breakfasts with Mindy
  • Assisting in product placement, including working with merchants to determine fitting products for opportunities, gathering samples, shipping samples to the agency, pulling credit information, returning product to merchants as needed & maintaining monthly budget spreadsheet
  • Working with the Imaging Studio to request product shots as needed, including scheduling time for shoot, drop-off/pick-up samples, submitting photo briefs & pulling images from the Media Bin
  • Assisting with special events; working with agency and internal team to support events, including shipping products, sending imagery and other requests that arise
  • Working with vendors to place and fulfill sample orders
  • Assist in the invoicing process; submitting, filing and tracking invoices
  • Assist other departments as needed; pulling clips, providing imagery from set shots, etc


Minimum Requirements:
  • Working towards a Bachelors Degree in a related field
  • Ability to obtain course credit thru the college or university
  • Ability to accommodate an Unpaid Internship
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
Preferred Requirements:
  • Problem-solver, ability to 'think outside of the box' and find solutions
  • Multi-tasker, able to handle several small projects at a time
  • Adaptive, ability to react quickly to changing priorities
  • General understanding of PR and its function


FL-St. Petersburg


- Part-time


- 1st Shift

Employee Status

- Temporary / On Call

Apply here.

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