Intern – Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Internship Program Overview: This paid part-time internship is designed to give currently enrolled college seniors or recent graduates the opportunity to gain real-world experience in public relations. Candidates must have superior communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team. The environment is fast-paced and requires someone who can multi-task and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality standards.

Work period: Three months (option for extension at completion of work period)

Schedule: 2-3 days per week, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: CCPBC Office in Lake Worth, FL (no relocation)

Compensation: $600/month

Skills:

  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent writing
  • Superior communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Proficiency in Drop Box and Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, Paint (photo editing) and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to perform a wide range of tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with and eagerness to learn P.R. tools including press clipping and Web monitoring programs (Cision, PR Newswire, Google Alerts, Talkwalker, ProfNet, HARO)
  • A meticulous eye for design and layout for press clippings and presentations

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily P.R. duties
  • Submitting events to local calendar editors and writers.
  • Daily uploading, organizing, monitoring, clipping, paste-up, copying and scanning press clips
  • Meeting and presentation coordination
  • Researching, creating and updating media lists
  • Writing press releases and following up with media

Please submit to judith@palmbeachculture.com:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • Writing sample