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Paid Internship - Portland

Quinn Thomas is seeking a recent graduate or incoming college senior for our Summer Internship Program in our Portland office. This person will play an important role in supporting a diverse portfolio of corporate and business association account duties, agency marketing and administrative work for our growing agency. The ideal candidate will have a desire to pursue a career in public relations and the drive to grow and learn professional communications skills.

Our firm focuses on a combination of public relations, public affairs, and creative communications across the retail, technology, healthcare, energy, education, transportation, and natural resource sectors.

Responsibilities:

The following are the primary roles and responsibilities you will be asked to carry out as an intern at Quinn Thomas:

  • Assist with the development and production of business and client proposals and presentations
  • Monitor print and broadcast media and compile reports for Quinn Thomas clients and leadership
  • Support social media and 3rd party email accounts for both Quinn Thomas and clients
  • Improve and manage Quinn Thomas’ contact database and external communications channels
  • Develop media lists in support of client objectives
  • Perform writing projects for Quinn Thomas clients, including background research, advocacy letters, press releases, social media content, among other assignments
  • Staff client events and meetings with project management and administrative support
  • Additional duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Entering senior-year or a recent graduate with a degree in journalism, public relations or marketing communications
  • Proficiency and understanding of media relations, social media strategy, content development, website, event management, brand creative management and communications research
  • Demonstrated ability to research, analyze and report on news media aligned with client goals
  • Ability to meet account managers expectations and deadlines while maintaining careful attention to detail and quality
  • Proficient in public relations and/or journalism writing; AP Style
  • Must work well within a small, high-performing team environment
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Quinn Thomas’s core values, code of ethics and business conduct

If you are interested, please email a resume and cover letter to: [email protected] by March 30, 2018.

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