999 18th Street Suite 3000 Denver, CO 80202 www.webershandwick.

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Internship Program - Denver
One of the world s most respected multinational public relations agencies is offering challenging and rewarding internship opportunities to University of Denver students at its downtown offices.

POSITION PURPOSE:
Provides support to team members on multiple accounts. Support includes fundamental PR tasks such as list development and media pitching. Develops proficiency with necessary skill set to become a successful PR practitioner.

ACCOUNT MIX:  High-profile international, national and local (Denver) consumer (food and beverage; consumer packaged goods),
technology and corporate/business-to-business accounts.

MAIN FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITES:  Solid research and analytical skills  Social/digital media savvy  Creative thinking skills  Organized and detail oriented  Ability and desire to work on challenging projects  Willingness to learn, question and challenge  Contacts media to pitch stories on a regular basis  Develops strategic media lists  Conducts research utilizing various resources  Assists in handling logistics of media events  Tracks media hits and maintains media tracker  Compiles media hits tapes and clip reports as necessary  Provides regular updates to supervisors on projects  Creates and maintains documents/spreadsheets for team purposes as directed  Participates in team brainstorms ESSENTIAL SKILLS:  Project Management: Ability to handle a fastpaced, often demanding environment, Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks Technical and Functional Expertise: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite programs and Internet navigation Interpersonal Skills: Capability to adapt to and work in a team 

 



Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communications skills Thinking Skills: Ability to think creatively

NOTE: Internship positions at the Denver Weber Shandwick office are not salaried. TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to Hugh Williams at hwilliams@webershandwick.com ###

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