SSPR- Public Relations 120 N.

Tejon Street, Suite 201, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Public/Media Relations Intern

About SSPR: SSPR is a full-service public relations firm with offices in Chicago, Silicon Valley, New York, and Colorado Springs. Founded in 1978, we have built a reputation for excelling at the toughest part of PR: getting ink for our clients. When a company wants to take its story to the public, SSPR is the place to start. Our deep knowledge of media relations, strong editorial contacts, and "nose for news" has produced an unsurpassed record of securing coverage for our clients. Over the years, SSPR has expanded an initial focus on general business 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-tech PR. From our inception as a two-person operation with $2,500 in capital, SSPR has grown to serve hundreds of clients form multiple office locations. SSPR has established a strategic communications track record, which we believe is second to none. All SSPR staff members are skilled in every facet of strategic marketing communications including: strategy, positioning, and messaging; tactical media and analyst execution; collateral materials development; event management, and financial communications.

Work Location: Downtown Colorado Springs

Internship Description: 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 skills including: media relations and its role in the product cycle; pitching clients to the media for print, TV and radio exposure; task management (ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, organize/prioritize); account management/relationship building; enhanced communication skills; event planning; general administrative skills; and an overview of public relations with a global company.

Qualifications: 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

work well individually, as well as in a team environment; and possesses a general interest in public/media relations. Prefer recent graduate or upper class students.

Education Level Preferred: Recent graduate

Salary Information: $10.00 per hour

Contact: Jocelyn Linde SSPR jlinde@sspr.com

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