Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Paid Financial Communications Internship with Edelman for Post-Grads

Paid Internship for December or Spring Graduate to support monitoring, research, and writing projects. Intern will work closely with multiple account teams and is generally someone who has recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree and is looking for entry-level experience in Public Relations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Basic understanding of media relations and digital/social communications
  • Basic understanding of the financial sector, investment industry and capital markets.
  • Some familiarity with the legislative and regulatory policy landscape (Hill experience a plus)
  • Develop client reports that capture and summarize relevant traditional and social media coverage/conversation.
  • Conduct and compile research
  • Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Cision Edge, etc.)
Internship Duration: minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months
Paid; $12.50 per hour and eligible for overtime
Full time Schedule: Weekdays 9am - 5:30pm

Full details and application information available here.