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Public Affairs/Communications Intern – May-August 2018

Job description

Sheinkopf Communications is a full service strategic communications and public relations company headed by Henry “Hank” Sheinkopf.

Sheinkopf Communications uses the raw materials of pinpoint, politically-savvy strategic planning and the tools of modern communications including digital and social media, original content, advertising in all media, and public and governmental relations, and crafts them into winning strategies on behalf of a diverse group of clients. These clients include political candidates, corporations, interest groups and others.
Our services encompass short-term and long-term strategic consulting, crisis management, media production, media placement, paid media, and governmental relations.
Our philosophy of service is rooted in the fundamentals: hands-on, personal attention; original and creative messages; quick turnaround; and cost-effective pricing.
Practicing these core principles for over 25 years has earned Sheinkopf the recognition of its peers numerous times with national and international awards for media production and strategy. More importantly, Sheinkopf Communications has earned the continued reliance and confidence of its clients to serve their strategic communications needs.
Responsibilities
An intern’s duties include, but are not limited to:
Assisting account executives with client work
Researching candidates, races, and organizations
Keeping track of communication with various clients
Maintaining company’s media relations
Database management
Script and speech writing
Press release drafting
General office work and organization (such as answering the phone and taking messages)
Requirements

Highly personable
Excellent communicators
Self starters
Detail Oriented
Available at least two full days per week
Have a great sense of humor!

We ask that interns have access to a laptop that they can bring into the office in case of out-of-office duties or note taking.

We are currently searching for interns to begin as soon as possible, unpaid, for college credit. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and insight into politics and communications!

Send your resume and cover letter to margot@sheinkopf.com

Seniority Level
Internship

Industry
Marketing and Advertising
Online Media
Public Relations and
Communications

Employment Type
Part-time

Job Functions
Education, Training