Blogging and Press Release Intern Job Description
About Our Company and the Opportunity
Are you looking for an exciting blogging and press release internship working for an entrepreneur? Interested in working virtually, setting your own hours, and helping to promote a new product showing entrepreneurs how to build and run a successful internship program?
A well-established online entrepreneurial business seeks blogging and press release interns to work remotely (or in our offices if you are in the Southern California area). This position is unpaid, but offers exceptional resume-building and networking opportunities. You will learn the in’s and out’s of the online industry and an entrepreneurial company (from the ground up).
This opportunity is open to those seeking hands on experience. If you need college credit for your internship we are willing to work with your school and academic advisor to assist you in obtaining credit.
Your Responsibilities As Our Blogging and Press Release Intern Will Include:
- Grass roots press release and blogging campaigns
- Outreach to new partnerships via press release and blogging strategies
- Maintaining a database of media contacts
- Pitching to the media
- Researching new media and blogging contacts and conducting outreach
- Press release writing
- Using WordPress to build out our blog sites
Additionally, you will be responsible for sending an email every day you work answering the following questions – (This is an ABSOLUTE MUST):
What you got done that day?
What challenges or obstacles you encountered?
What questions you have?
Qualifications We Are Looking For In Our Blogging and Press Release Intern
Interns applying for this internship should be Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Journalism, News Media or Communications majors with experience on the Web. We prefer current college students but would consider recent graduates.
Must be a dedicated, responsible, creative, articulate, personable and an organized self-starter. The applicant should possess excellent writing and communications skills, be detail oriented and be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
Hours + Salary:
- Minimum of 15 hours per week
- Position available immediately
- This is an unpaid internship for college credit if desired. We will work with your school/academic advisor to help you fulfill college credit if needed but please let us know PRIOR to the beginning of your internship so that we can coordinate appropriately with your school.
Who You Will Report To:
You will report directly to the President of our company.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in an internship:
-With an entrepreneurial company
-With a company that has remote workers from India to Virginia, and from the Philippines to Louisiana to Canada
-With a company run by a husband & wife team who have taken 2 sabbaticals in the past 4 years
-Where you will learn the foundations of how to market an online business using social media
Then this is DEFINITELY for you!
If you are looking for:
-A paid position
-A stuffy office environment
-A “big” company
-Somebody watching over your shoulder every 5 minutes
Then this position is NOT for you, please do not apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also indicate if you will be applying for credit for your internship.
If you would like to hear what our interns are doing for us and get a firsthand account please visit our interns’ blog at: www.theinternprofits.com.