SSPR- Public Relations
120 N. Tejon Street, Suite 201,Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Public/Media Relations Intern
SSPR is a full-service public relations firm with offices in Chicago, Silicon Valley, New York, and ColoradoSprings. Founded in 1978, we have built a reputation for excelling at the toughest part of PR: getting ink forour clients. When a company wants to take its story to the public, SSPR is the place to start. Our deepknowledge of media relations, strong editorial contacts, and "nose for news" has produced an unsurpassedrecord of securing coverage for our clients. Over the years, SSPR has expanded an initial focus on generalbusiness clients and franchisors to include consumer goods, high-tech companies and dot-coms of all kinds.Our first technology clients came on board in the 1980s, giving us exceptionally long experience in high-techPR. From our inception as a two-person operation with $2,500 in capital, SSPR has grown to serve hundredsof clients form multiple office locations. SSPR has established a strategic communications track record, whichwe believe is second to none. All SSPR staff members are skilled in every facet of strategic marketingcommunications including: strategy, positioning, and messaging; tactical media and analyst execution;collateral materials development; event management, and financial communications.
Downtown Colorado Springs
SSPR offers a paid internship to provide hands-on experience in public/media relations for technology,Internet, and consumer electronics companies. Interns will have the opportunity to obtain applicable skillsincluding: media relations and its role in the product cycle; pitching clients to the media for print, TV andradio exposure; task management (ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, organize/prioritize); account management/relationship building; enhanced communication skills; event planning; general administrativeskills; and an overview of public relations with a global company.
SSPR is looking for outgoing, articulate individuals who are well-organized and have a strong desire to learn.Strong verbal and written skills are a must. Ideal candidate will be results-oriented; will have the ability to