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RMR & Associates opened its doors in 1987, and since then RMR has become the Washington, D.C. Metro Area’s leading business-to-business agency.
Experienced marketers and those wanting to get in at the ground floor have found a home here at RMR and have been given the chance to work on the most challenging and rewarding projects imaginable.
Now, RMR & Associates is growing due to a major influx of new business. If you have what it takes, maybe you can be one of us!
MEDIA RELATIONS INTERN POSITION
RMR & Associates Inc., www.rmr.com, an award winning integrated marketing firm is looking for the next Media Maven to join RMR’s team. RMR is headquartered in Rockville, MD and has been addressing the unique needs of clients serving commercial, B2B, consumer, government and IT sectors for more than 25 years. RMR’s integrated marketing services include public relations, social media, advertising, creative marketing services, website design, interactive marketing, and marketing research. RMR’s unique national experience and knowledge base has helped to build an extensive network of key contacts among venture capitalists, key organizations and key business leaders. With more than 500 product and company rollouts and repositionings, RMR has garnered results for local, national and international clients such as AOL, Telogy Networks (acquired by Texas Instruments), iCore Networks, and DISYS, and consumer accounts such as Subway, .ORG, the Public Interest Registry and Eyewitness Surveillance.
What we are looking for:
Calling all college juniors and seniors in Business, Marketing, Journalism, Communications, English, and Psychology majors: we have an immediate opening for a Media Relations Intern. If you’re a self-starter and interested in the rapidly changing world of Public Relations in which we work, let’s talk! You will help us drive the communications activities for companies that are creating change in their industries.
If you are a person who loves not only staying on top of media trends, and interested in learning how to cultivate media interest and press coverage then this role is for you! We are looking for an individual who is interested and will be proactive in becoming an expert in several diverse industries, understanding the client’s market space and the current trends within them and how our client’s services differentiate them from their competitors and promote them to reporters and editors.
We are seeking an individual with strong relationship building skills. You must have strong writing, communication and media pitching skills along with proven leadership skills, initiative, and poise. You’re able to set clear priorities with colleagues, and manage projects independently. You’re very comfortable with social media tools and techniques. You’re deadline-oriented, able to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, and you have the ability to develop compelling story ideas and speaking topics based on trends. Most importantly, we’re looking for someone who LOVES public relations and who is looking to grow and be successful in this field.
Responsibilities will include:
As a Media Relations Intern, you will learn how to aggressively, cultivate and develop relationships with the media on our client’s behalf across all media mediums: Print, Broadcast, TV, Blogs and Industry Analysts on a daily basis. You will also be responsible for assisting with the development of and support for campaigns; written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, media reports, speaking opportunity proposals, award nominations, authored article abstracts, pitch letters, tracking scheduled media opportunities, Q & A’s, general client correspondence, and event support.
Candidate must be a junior or senior in college, preferably studying Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English, Psychology, or Business, who is able to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week. We are able to work with your school schedule and college credit/stipends are available. Please submit your availability, cover letter, resume, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.