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PR Intern - Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Reports to: PR & Talent Relations Manager 

Overview: The PR intern will help reach more young people through press coverage, celebrity and influencer outreach/management, and special events.

This intern will be required to work 12 hours per week from September 10-December 14. This position is paid $13/hour.

For more information on our internship program, please visit our internships page.

What you'll do:

  • Research and identify relevant celebrities /influencers to support campaigns
  • Pitch scholarship winners to local press outlets
  • Brainstorm and execute upon unique strategies to work with celebrities /influencers to drive press and get their fans involved in campaigns
  • Work with Social Media Intern to draft social media plans associated with the Celebs/Influencers that you discovered
  • Amplify PR and campaign messaging across DoSomething social channels in coordination with Social Media Intern
  • Brainstorm PR stunts to help drive press coverage for our campaigns
  • Assist with logistics for celebrity PSA shoots and events
  • Create pitch materials for talent and PR outlets
  • Maintain press records for internal use and to report to external partners
  • Update the press page on the site

What you'll learn:

  • How much all of the people on your team (even the ones you don’t directly report to) love grabbing coffee and/or McFlurries
  • How to write pitches that people want to read
  • How to create strategies to reach the most amount of young people and create the most impact
  • How to work closely with talent managers and external partners to get deliverables completed in expert form
  • All of the words to Toto's Africa

What we're looking for:

  • Someone who could get 100 on this Buzzfeed quiz.
  • Super organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills; solid grammar, ability to convey message clearly, good telephone manner
  • Self-starter, ability to work well alone or with others
  • Creative, can think outside of the box
  • Someone who can manage their time in order to hit tight deadlines
  • You love and live all of this.


  • Please attach your resume and a cover letter
  • Cover letter should be no longer than 200 words, in your professional speaking voice. No boring cover letters!
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