Fall Intern - Public Relations
Katz Public RelationsLos Angeles, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Katz Public Relations is a boutique Los Angeles-based Entertainment PR Agency seeking a motivated self-starter to join our small yet hardworking team for Fall Semester 2020. The internship will be part-time as well as occasional evening/weekend events throughout Los Angeles. Ideal candidate must have great communication skills and be able to multitask in a deadline driven environment
***This internship will begin as a virtual/remote opportunity and may transition to an in-office experience depending on the status of COVID-19 restrictions in Los Angeles***
- Research/Finding contacts and using the database Cision
- Writing bios, press releases and pitches
- Assistance with pitching clients to press outlets and events
- Assistance with locating and communicating with international and domestic media outlets
- Covering events: red carpet, fittings, photo shoots, interviews, gifting suites, etc.
- Social Media: Updating our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook on a day to day basis
- Updating and compiling press clippings/Press Kits
-Administrative support to the CEO, assist with managing office calendar
- Answering the office phone
- Other office duties as assigned
Candidate should be thick-skinned and able to take constructive criticism. They should have an outgoing personality, fun attitude and great work ethic. We are seeking someone who is passionate about learning or becoming an entertainment publicist. Our agency works hands on with entertainment/talent.
Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or Media-related majors or experience preferred.
MUST have own reliable transportation and MUST be local to Los Angeles from August through December 2020.
MUST have working laptop and cell phone. (Mac is preferred but NOT required.)
MUST be available to work 3 days per week from 10:00 am-6:00 pm as well as nights and weekends for event coverage as needed.
MUST understand that public relations is not a 9-5 job and some additional hours during the week may be required.
MUST have good, communication, writing, phone, and computer skills! MUST have good phone etiquette and take direction well. Proficiency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat) required. Previous public relations and red carpet experience a plus!
MUST be able to work independently both in and outside of the office environment.
We are looking for someone who is committed, passionate, and willing to learn!
This is a great opportunity for hands-on experience as well as building your portfolio.
Since this is an unpaid internship, we reimburse for any parking expenses for events. A bi-weekly gas stipend as well as a performance based stipend at the end of the semester is also offered. This internship can also be used for college credit!
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