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Brand - Intern at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edelman is seeking a brand intern for our Austin office. Edelman’s intern program is a full-time position for up to 6 months. This will be a paid internship open to recent graduates, designed to propel your career into the ever-changing arena of communications marketing! Please note, applicants must be available to work a full-time schedule.

The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor.  S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic understanding of principles of PR

  • Basic understanding of clients’ business

  • Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor

  • Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources

  • Assist with monitoring client competition coverage

  • Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor

  • Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution

  • Update media lists

  • Assist with compilation of media coverage reports

  • Familiarity with AP style

  • Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor

  • Conduct and compile research

  • Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

  • Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Edge, etc.)

About our internship program:  

  • Interns are paid $13.00 an hour and are eligible for overtime when approved by a supervisor;

  • Our interns are post-graduates and work a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week) for up to 6 months

  • Edelman does not provide any form of housing or transportation reimbursement

  • Please note only individuals who are authorized to work in the United States will be considered