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Summer internship (Chicago, Illinois)

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:52 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

Uproar PR is a Public Relations firm with offices in Orlando, Chicago and Toronto. We have successfully built brand recognition and strategic relationships for our clients in consumer and technology markets.

We are offering an exciting internship in the Chicago office with an opportunity for advancement to the ideal candidate. The position supports the Uproar team to provide top quality service for our clients. The position is unpaid, and candidates must be able to receive school credit.

Overview: 

·      Learn to use CisionPoint; assist team in updating media lists

·      Assist in client brainstorms

·      Research opportunities (tradeshow, speaking spots, award, etc.)

·      Attending weekly PR calls, as time permits 

·      Providing administrative support as needed

·      Will obtain a high-level overview of how an agency works

 Qualifications: 

·      Studies in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or other related disciplines

·      Excellent oral and written communications skills

·      Strong administrative skills

·      Ability to multitask and handle pressure in a fast-paced environment

·      Good attention to detail and strong organizational skills

·      Solid computer skills

·      Must have a strong interest in Public Relations

·      Previous internship in PR is a plus

·      Previous experience with Cision is a plus

 If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to Kendall Wayland, kwayland@uproarpr.com with subject line “Chicago summer internship.”