Summer 2024 Media Relations Internship
Resnicow and Associates is seeking up to three interns to support our NYC office in summer 2023. With roles spanning media relations, digital, and operations, this internship is part of an effort to increase representation of BIPOC voices in our field and in the arts at large. Preference will be given to BIPOC candidates with a demonstrated interest in the arts.
Internships are paid, beginning June 2024 and ending August 2024 (end date is flexible, depending on university schedules). The internship can be used for college credit. The position will be based remotely and/or in person, depending on the preference of the intern, and interns are asked to work a 20-hour week, depending on schedules.
MEDIA RELATIONS INTERN:
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in arts and culture, be engaged in the evolving media landscape, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, and be hardworking and organized. The intern will report to a senior team leader, who will serve as both mentor and manager on day-to-day account tasks.
The role will provide hands-on experience working in a leading PR agency, liaising with media, developing press materials, implementing communications strategies, and supporting client relations.
Through this internship you will:
· Have the opportunity to work on multiple client accounts across visual arts, performing arts, design, and culture
· Gain experience working in a fast-paced agency setting while increasing your knowledge of the wider media landscape and art and cultural world
· Refine your writing skills through the development of internal and external client communications including press releases and social media copy
· Deepen your understanding of the overarching structure of PR campaigns and strategy
· Learn how to build a network of media contacts through pitching and relationship cultivation
HOW TO APPLY:
An application statement and resume are required to apply for this internship. Your statement can be written or submitted via video and should respond to the following prompt:
What makes this particular internship appealing to you and why would it be a good fit for your goals and interests?
Please submit your application to the linked Google form by January 14, 2024.
ABOUT RESNICOW AND ASSOCIATES
Resnicow and Associates is the leading company providing strategic communications, marketing, and consulting services to mission-driven institutions and organizations in the arts, culture, and design. R+A offers both a comprehensive and bespoke array of services to advance each client’s unique set of goals. Our work positions clients to stand out in a landscape saturated with information, to build new audiences and strengthen existing relationships, to more effectively engage supporters and stakeholders, and to enhance their reputation nationally and internationally. Clients include the Apollo Theater, Sharjah Art Foundation, Bard Graduate Center, Safdie Architects, Dallas Museum of Art, Park Avenue Armory, the Wallace Foundation, and more. For more information, please visit www.resnicow.com