KFD PR is seeking Fall Interns in New York, NY

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KFD PR is seeking motivated, driven, and self-starting candidates with a go-getter, can-do attitude with an interest in beauty, lifestyle, and health + wellness to join our dynamic team for the Fall 2016 semester!


About Us:

KFD PR is a boutique beauty and wellness communications agency based in New York City. Our client roster spans across the beauty, lifestyle, and health + wellness sectors, working with clients such as Michelle Phan, ipsy, Juice Beauty, TULA, Onomie, and many more.

Overview:

KFD PR offers a unique opportunity for interns to gain hands-on experience, practical knowledge, and professional exposure to the PR industry. Our goal is to provide our interns with a valuable and fun experience.

The ideal intern is computer savvy, informed about current industry trends, and has the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. The candidate must have strong communication and writing skills, and maintain professionalism with clients, press and coworkers across a variety of circumstances (events, meetings, and daily office environments). Interns will be provided one-on-one mentorship meetings with different staff members and walk away with a robust portfolio of work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the writing of press releases and other press materials
  • Media monitoring, updating publicity reports, clipping/archiving articles in print, online and broadcast media
  • Build media lists and research press outlets for targeted outreach
  • Assist with editorial requests
  • Maintain and regularly update media contact lists
  • Organizing and maintaining sample inventory
  • Assisting teams in preparation for calls, meetings, product launches and events
  • Engage in agency-wide creative/brainstorming sessions
  • Assist in preparation of client events and activations

Requirements:

  • Ideal availablity two days per week (times flexible)
  • Preferably an Undergraduate or Graduate student in the New York area
  • School credit is available upon request
  • Must be able to work out of our office located in the Financial District
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic and motivated! We are a small team, and we’re looking for someone who has a positive attitude and is ready to dive into multiple projects at once

How to Apply:

  • Please e-mail a resume and short cover letter to dakota@kfdpr.com.
  • Cover letter should include some background on your interest in public relations/communications and beauty / lifestyle / health + wellness industries, relevant coursework, and prior internship experience.

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