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Public Relations Intern (Fall 2022/Winter 2023)

Seattle, Washington, United States

Weber Shandwick's West Coast is seeking a smart, passionate and diverse thinker to help us solve and create industry-defining work for a range of corporate clients. Our virtual internship offers an opportunity to shape data-driven, creative, integrated communications solutions while working closely with a team of dynamic professionals.

From creative brainstorming to day-to-day execution, Weber Shandwick’s Interns form the foundation of a talented team that generates groundbreaking, award-winning programs. Plus you’ll work on campaigns for iconic brands and companies you likely encounter every single day.

What you'll do all day:

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

What we're looking for from you:

  • Thinking: Do it out of the box. Actually, it’s best if you’re wholly unfamiliar with the concept of boxes
  • Digital: Know all the old school and the latest social media platforms, what brands are doing on them and what they should do next
  • Communication: Speak, write and edit with brevity and passion
  • 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
  • Technical: Know Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Familiarity with platforms like Hootsuite, TweetDeck, Cision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sysomos, Radian6 is a plus
  • 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
  • Learning and Development: Keep sharp and learn all the new skills with access to trainings and tutorials through complimentary access to LinkedIn Learning as a WS employee and internal lunch and learn sessions to hone your skills
  • A possible career: Internships have the possibility of growing into a Junior Associate position
  • A paycheck! Interns are paid hourly, at 40-hours per week

+++ How to apply ++++

When you apply, please include the following:

  1. Your resume
  2. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate must be a college graduate by start of internship
  • Must be available at full-time (40 hrs/week) for minimum of 3 months

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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