Public Relations Intern
BuzzPR - Toronto, ON

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Are you a current student or recent grad seeking an internship in the PR industry that doesn't require you to have previous PR work experience? Are you looking to grow with a RP firm that is quickly expanding? Are you hoping to find a PR firm that may offer you an opportunity to work full time with them upon successful completion of your internship? If so, look no further, BuzzPR is the place for you! We are looking for talented, outgoing interns who are looking to start their career on the right path.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following;

- Assist with the development of progressive PR program concepts for clients as well as help organize and execute special events and promotions to help drive traffic and visibility for clients
- Conduct online outreach and promote using Facebook. Twitter and other online social media platforms
- May be required to assist in drafting written materials, such as proposals, presentations, press kits, releases and pitch letters
- Will be required to conduct follow up calls with media personnel to confirm coverage and collect media coverage from online platforms
- Will be required to perform other miscellaneous duties including follow up calls, emails and organizing meetings

Desired Skills and Requirements;

- Candidates must be social media savvy
- Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Must be able to work equally as well in a team setting as independently with minimal supervision
- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills with a creative flair
- Proven ability to perform well under pressure and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
- Must have a positive attitude with a focus to succeed
- Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate in Public Relations, Marketing or Communications
- Previous experience in PR will be considered as a definite asset

Please mention your current availability in your cover letter. Candidates availability will be open to discussion.