Corporate Affairs Intern

Zeno Group


Zeno Group is a global, integrated communications agency, born from PR. We bring together the best talent to help clients across industries and sectors navigate complex business and brand challenges brought on by an increasingly digital, always-on world. We are committed to producing work that delivers true business value for clients. We excel at helping clients recalibrate their brands, reframe their positions and – most importantly – connect and engage with people.

Two-time winner of PRWeek’s Best Place to Work, Zeno was named 2017 Mid-Size Agency of the Year and 2016 Creative Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report. Zeno also received high commendation in 2017 as International Agency of the Year. The agency was recognized at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in 2016, winning a Gold Cannes Lion and a Bronze PR Cannes Lion. Zeno is also the unprecedented three-time winner of PRWeek's US Mid-Size Agency of the Year award. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.

Position Details

Corporate Affairs Intern
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


We are currently searching for a Corporate Intern who is passionate about corporate public relations to join our team in the Chicago office. This position will encompass a wide array of responsibilities, with a focus on supporting programs and initiatives for our corporate clients.

An ideal candidate will have an understanding of the uniqueness that is corporate PR. In addition, the candidate should have prior job or internship experience in public relations or a related communications field. We look forward to hearing from bright and creative candidates who are self-motivated and committed to exceeding client, industry and personal expectations.

The intern will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and clients, with a wide array of responsibilities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with account team members from Assistant Account Executives to Executive Vice Presidents & Managing Directors to develop & deliver key client deliverables 
  • Manage the day-to-day activities for 1-3 accounts 
  • Perform media monitoring and tracking 
  • Draft media materials, including but not limited to press releases, fact sheets, briefing sheets and pitches 
  • Hone media relations skills including media list development and actively pitch media across verticals, including but not limited to business, technology, start-ups and more 
  • Conduct research to aid in the strategy development process for current clients and new business pitches 
  • Participate in client brainstorms and program ideation 
  • Coordinate with outside vendors 
  • Manage event logistics and provide day-of-event on-site support 
  • Create and distribute mailers, press kits, and briefing kits 
  • Support administrative staff and overall office operations as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • At least 6 months internship experience in public relations or related communications field preferred 
  • Understanding of public relations 
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Collaborative spirit, results driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work against deadlines 
  • Must be pro-active and able to operate effectively both independently and within a team 
  • MS Office proficiency is a must


Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance. In addition, our uniqueZenoFitwellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

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