Position Summary: Assist with departmental functions including writing, research, media event planning and coordination, video and photo shoots, social media, and administrative duties.
The Public Relations intern must be a good writer, creative and interested in throwing themselves into stand-alone projects. Self-starter a plus. Additional duties include assisting in gathering and maintaining all Franklin Institute print coverage (largely supplied electronically); scanning the internet and newspapers for coverage and tracking coverage in an excel spreadsheet.
The Public Relations intern will also help maintain/update departmental press lists on an ongoing basis.
Educational Requirements: Intern must be a college junior, senior or graduate studying Public Relations or a related field.
Special Skills Required:
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Attention to detail and project follow through
Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Office and MS Word
Knowledge of Power Point is helpful
Social Media Skills
Schedule Requirements: Must be available a minimum of 15-20 hours per week.
To apply for this position, please contact The Franklin Institute at 215-448-1163 or email@example.com to request an Internship Application.
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