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Fall 2017 Internship

Location: Washington DC

Stratacomm is looking for a full-time, Washington, D.C.-based intern for fall 2017 who is a dynamic, proactive, self-starter looking to gain valuable communications experience. The internship provides the opportunity to grow personally and professionally through exposure to varying clients and inner workings of a full-service communications firm. Candidates should have or should be working towards a degree in a communications-related field. This opportunity is a full-time (40 hrs/week), paid position.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent oral, writing and editing skills with a solid knowledge of AP Style writing
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, public affairs and/or journalism
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Familiarity with digital media, including websites, blogs, multimedia applications, and custom features for social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.) and the ability to quickly learn new platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in a degree-granting program in an undergraduate or graduate school
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt/respond to request as they arise
  • A sense of humor, desire to learn and ability to have fun

Job Responsibilities May Include:

  • Draft written materials on behalf of clients (e.g. press releases, advisories, articles)
  • Conduct research and prepare daily news summaries
  • Build media lists and pitch media outlets
  • Participate in account group brainstorms, strategy and creative sessions, contributing digital/interactive/new media ideas
  • Execute social media/networking campaigns and blogger outreach
  • Work with team to coordinate event logistics
  • Stay abreast of the latest and upcoming trends in digital communications

Interested candidates should e-mail a resume and cover letter to Nicole Golvala at ngolvala@stratacomm.net or fill out the form below.

No phone calls, please.

For more information about Stratacomm, visit us at www.stratacomm.net.

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