Ogilvy Corporate PR Intern in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5286662 Corporate PR Intern Requisition ID 2017-2293 Location US-IL-Chicago Posted Date 10/10/2017 Department Public Relations Overview Ogilvy & Mather is a leading communications firm looking for a Chicago-based intern in the corporate practice of its public relations discipline. It is a paid internship open to college graduates interested in pursuing a career in public relations. Responsibilities The intern will work to develop a broad understanding of the business by performing a range of well-defined assignments. The intern is a fully integrated member of the account team and will work on a variety of accounts and levels. Responsibilities include:


+ Writing press materials including pitches, press releases, bylines, etc.


+ Research on a wide range of topics to inform PR efforts


+ Media Relations including researching journalists, creating media lists pitching media, setting up interviews, etc.


+ Monitor, analyze and evaluate media coverage for clients


Qualifications


+ Outstanding research and analytical skills


+ Superior organizational skills and attention to detail proven ability to independently manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment


+ Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team setting


+ Excellent writing and communication skills


+ Excellent time management skills


+ Previous PR internship experience is preferred but not required


+ BA/BS degree


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