PR Intern (Automotive - Los Angeles)

Internship Los Angeles, California


Description

Position at Havas

PR Intern – Automotive, Los Angeles

Havas Formula, an award-winning national public relations agency, is currently seeking Intern candidates to join our team to work on the Jaguar Land Rover account, a global luxury automotive brand. Our internship program is a paid, 4-month long position with the opportunity for a full-time hire and advancement within the company.

Note: This a Full-time temporary role (8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday) 

 

The ideal candidate possesses the following skills / qualifications:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in the automotive industry / learning about an automotive brand
  • Creativity
  • Team player
  • Willing to work hard to get ahead
  • Interest in public relations as a potential career
  • Bachelor’s degree (required)

RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Media Relations

  • Secures unique placements using media outreach (phone and email pitching), no previous pitching experience required to apply
  • Provides social media / competitive intel reports and creative ideas / pitch concepts
  • Maintains media contact databases

Writing / Editing

  • Drafts press materials, creative pitches, event briefing materials, and other client communications
  • Assists in drafting and updating product communications materials and technical resources

Reporting

  • Monitors trend / industry news for client coverage and relevant industry news 
  • Plays a key role in media coverage monitoring and reporting, compiling daily and event-specific reports using a variety of reporting tools

Account Management

  • Participates in and contributes to team brainstorms
  • Actively problem solves against account and team needs
  • Assists with research projects
  • Assists with event planning and logistics, and staffing when needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (communications, liberal arts, business or marketing focus preferred)  

 

Experience: Previous work experience required. The ideal candidate has expertise in, or a passion for, the auto industry as this intern will work solely on the Jaguar Land Rover account.  

 

Skills & Abilities Required: Knowledge of AP Style and Cision preferred. Must have strong editing, listening and verbal communications skills. Resourceful and solutions focused. Capable of multitasking, prioritizing and organizing. Excellent attention to detail. Self-motivated and able to work well in a collaborative environment as well as individually. Effectively manages time, follows up, and is results driven. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and use of media databases.  

 

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Note: This position is FULL TIME (8am - 5pm, M-F) 

 

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, challenge yourself and others to be creative, and view this opportunity as not just a learning experience but possibly a step toward your future, please apply now.  No emails or calls