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Media Relations Intern (Summer 2022)

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Weber Shandwick Boston is seeking a diverse thinker to help us solve and create industry-defining work. Our internship program focuses on transmitting strong communications and interpersonal skills while working closely with a team of dynamic and enthusiastic professionals.

Weber Shandwick Interns will earn practical experience as fully integrated members of account teams and will receive coaching from team members to help advance their career goals.

What you will be doing:

  • Research: Analyze brands using various resources
  • Engage: Share big ideas in brainstorms and with teams
  • Plan: Assist in event coordination and logistics
  • Create: Craft written communications including media materials and social content
  • Hustle: Pitch stories to media, develop media lists, track placements, etc.
  • Monitor: Track brands in traditional and social media

What we are looking for:

  • Thinking: Intellectual curiosity and creativity is essential
  • Communication: Speak, write and edit succinctly and compellingly
  • Management: Meet deadlines, put out fires and multi-task. Work fast, and work well
  • Detail-Oriented: Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering clear and precise work is a must
  • Dynamic: Ability to work in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Spark: Understand what sets you apart

What you’ll get from us:

  • Support: As you navigate a hybrid workplace, you’ll have regular check-ins, calls and touchpoints with your teams and the whole office to feel connected in our now partially virtual world
  • Mentor: You’ll be paired with someone in the office to mentor you and help you navigate the waters
  • A large reach: Experience working with colleagues across the Weber Shandwick network
  • A possible career: Internships have the possibility of growing into a Junior Associate position
  • A paycheck! Interns are paid hourly

Requirements:

  • Graduation: You are about to be a recent graduate or post-grad
  • Availability: 40 hours a week

How to apply:

Candidates are required to submit the following supplements. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration. 

  1. Resume
  2. In lieu of a cover letter, please upload a response to the writing prompt below

Prepare a one-page written response to the following question:

Multiculturalism, gender equality and age diversity are important for campaigns and the communication industry as a whole – and it's these things that help us produce award winning work! 

In no more than one page double-spaced, tell us about yourself, your views on diversity in our industry, and why you’re positioned to contribute to our work. And while we respect modesty, don’t be bashful – this is an application to the world’s leading communications agency, so we’re keen to see your creativity and strength as a storyteller.

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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