Public Relations Intern

EPIC Creative

Following in the long tradition of renowned, garage-spawned startups, EPIC Creative was founded 30 years ago in—well, you know—a garage in small-town Wisconsin. Today we house a team of 85 talented people at our headquarters and production studios in West Bend, just north of Milwaukee.

We partner with our clients to develop great creative, deliver marketing results, and drive sales. We work in challenging industries including healthcare, turf and lawn care, professional services, manufacturing, and also serve many not-for-profits. We’re proud to call many of our clients friends.

Services include creative and brand strategy, market strategy, video and photography, public relations, digital design and technology, social media, search marketing, media activation and management, and marketing automation.

When you come to EPIC, you’ll be amazed by how positive and different the culture is. You’ll see our strong Midwestern values and work ethic, and that ourpeople are scrappy, honest, and kind. Our creative talents and passions build careers, brands, and memories.

http://www.epiccreative.com


Position Details

Public Relations Intern
Internship
Part-time
12/23/2020
Southeast Wisconsin
West Bend, WI

The public relations intern will assist the PR department in developing and executing proactive and creative strategies to connect with media and earn coverage on behalf of EPIC’s clients. The public relations intern will be responsible for supporting the PR department in daily functions including tracking, pitching, writing and reporting on media coverage all while learning the processes of a full service advertising agency.

The public relations intern will also support influencer marketing efforts by providing resources and information to brand ambassadors. Key skills in this role will include the ability to represent EPIC and EPIC clients in a professional manner, strong attention to detail, creative problem solving, and excellent writing and communication skills.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Track and report on media coverage for EPIC’s clients 
  • Develop and curate media lists 
  • Write press releases and blog content 
  • Research and apply for speaking engagements for speakers bureaus 
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student (or recent graduate) at an accredited college or university with a major in communications, marketing, advertising or other related field with an emphasis on public relations 
  • Strong writing and communication skills 
  • Excellent attention to details and highly organized 
  • Self-motivated and a positive attitude 
  • Creative problem solver 
  • Ability to collaborate and engage as a team player 
  • Experience with the Cision platform a bonus but not required
  • Portfolio and/or writing samples must be submitted with resume

EPIC Creative offers a paid part-time intership with a flexible work environment. Interns must be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week, and hours can be scheduled Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.



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