Public Relations Intern

Kimmel Center, Inc.
Job Description
Department: Public Relations
Reports to: Public Relations Manager
Status: Unpaid internship


Summary:
He or she will gain firsthand experience promoting events at the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and Merriam Theater, interacting with members of the Philadelphia media and working alongside the professional staff of a major non-profit performing arts organization. This is an unpaid internship. 


Essential Functions:
  1. Assist with assembling press kits, clip books, and other media materials.
  2. Assist in writing press releases and media alerts.
  3. Assist with researching of special projects promoting programming and educational components of the organization
  4. Assist with mass mailings of media materials, including press kits, press releases, and calendars.
  5. Assist with archiving of press features
  6. Accompanying photographers inside the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theater, Academy of Music.
  7. Staffing press table for evening and weekend performances.
  8. Support administrative efforts including faxing, copying, filing, and archiving.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  4. Effective time management skills.
  5. Excellent communication skills.
  6. Ability to handle information in a confidential, objective and professional manner.
This is an unpaid internship opportunity.
The diversity of our region is our strength and KCI is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive cultural campus that reflects our commitment to an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued onstage and off.
 
Send resumes and cover letters to careers@kimmelcenter.org.


All resumes and cover letters received for specific positions will be kept on file for one year. All information received for general consideration will be maintained for six months. If an interview is considered appropriate, the Human Resources Department will contact you. Due to the volume of mail received, we are unable to respond to telephone inquiries regarding application status.

 
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