Social Media and PR Internship

Employer The Creative Company
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
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Apply by November 1, 2019
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Posted on September 12, 2019


The Creative Company is looking for a #connector who has a passion for content marketing, social media, and a great story. This is a two-semester internship for undergrad, recent grads or grad students.

Candidates must be creative, be active on social media, and have a strong desire to learn about social media and public relations with a fun and exciting agency. This internship provides hands-on experience with our team.

We foster a highly collaborative environment that focuses on creativity and mutual support. We are excited to grow and to groom future leaders in this field!

Your Skills:
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills — you love to write, you do it a lot, and you are comfortable writing editorial and more business-focused pieces but you would write even if no one paid you to do it
• Ability to write powerful press releases and publish engaging content
• A demonstrated ability to lead thinking and manage your own schedule and time
• Social media savvy — you manage your own Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts and are comfortable managing ours as well
• A solid understanding of branding 101
• You know the difference between B2B and B2C marketing
• You would succeed wherever you went because you are personally driven to do so
• You have excellent grammar
• Punctual
• Bonus: photography and videography skills

Your Personality:
• People like you. You are inspirational, interesting, easygoing and you have a sense of humor
• Design, aesthetics, creativity, and art are important to you
• You have a great ability to relate to, understand and weigh the interests of a variety of audiences simultaneously
• You possess the ability to work in an ambiguous and dynamic environment and are comfortable with non-hierarchical organizations
• You are detail- and process-oriented, and enjoy working through the details but never lose sight of the big picture
• Flexibility, adaptability and team focus are your hallmarks
• Putting yourself out there is no problem, but neither is accepting a well-reasoned alternative view
• You are into how people think, why they do what they do, and how to create something worth looking at, watching or knowing about

Your Experience:
• You have or will have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Business or another related field
• You have prior PR, marketing or design experience
• You have a writing background
• You’ve worked in Adobe Photoshop
• You’ve planned events and have enjoyed the process and challenge of it

• Write copy for press releases and social media postings
• Create and maintain social media calendars for The Creative Company and our clients
• Ability to manage multiple social media platforms at one time including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Hootsuite, and Instagram.
• Analysis of social media results and the ability to interpret results
• Manage our website’s as well as client blogs; write weekly news updates that will launch on our site
• Reach out to editors and secure interviews, editorial and media opportunities
• Write case studies for our website
• Monitor marketing performance and identify trends/spikes in traffic based on various launches
• Secure crisis communication speaking engagements for The Creative Company
• Answer calls, work the Keurig, make copies and take out the trash

Hours: 15 to 20 hours a week works best. Must be able to work in the office during scheduled hours.

Internship Terms: This is a 6-8 months paid internship. You must be able to work on-site.

Interested Candidates: Please send your resume and cover letter with “internship” in the subject line to, and connect with us on social media!

Application Deadline-November 1, 2019.