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Fallston Group Internship Program – Summer 2015

Fallston Group is seeking a bright, driven college student to serve as Strategic Communications & Marketing Intern for summer 2015. The Strategic Communications & Marketing Internship is an experiential learning opportunity focused on marketing communications and public relations, as well as marketing strategy and business development. Interns will gain firsthand experience of the day-to-day operations of an agency-type work environment including client relations, account strategy and activation, and project management. Interns will also have the chance to learn more about crisis and issue management strategies and tactics from experienced senior professionals. Interns will work closely with, and under the supervision of, the Fallston Group Communications Strategist while collaborating with other senior team members. This is an engaging position offering interns the opportunity to directly interact with business and media professionals in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas. In addition to contributing to client accounts and projects, interns will have access to networking and training opportunities.

Duties

  • Assist in the research, planning and execution of public relations, communications and marketing strategies, both in-house and for client accounts
  • Use Vocus and TVEyes public relations software to conduct media monitoring, build media contact lists and identify pitching opportunities
  • Assist in the drafting, editing and distribution of client deliverables (e.g., press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, blogs, case studies, talking points, correspondence, reports)
  • Assist in design and creation of marketing collateral (e.g., capabilities sheets, flyers, presentations, eNewsletters, agendas)
  • Support company social media, blog and web content management efforts
  • Provide support during speaking engagements, presentations, media interviews and events
  • Assist with video production including scripting and shooting support
  • Collaborate closely with senior team members as needed on client projects
  • Promote and represent Fallston Group brand with the highest level of integrity and professionalism

Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate program at an accredited college, community college or university (two-to-four year institution)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and of sophomore standing
  • Communication, public relations, marketing, journalism, english and/or business management majors preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • A motivated individual with strong work ethic, integrity and will to win

Application

Interested candidates should electronically submit the following material by May 15, 2015:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Dates and preferred times of availability
  • Position of which they are applying in the subject line

Submit to: Josie Hankey, Communications Strategist – josie.hankey@fallstongroup.com | 410.420.2001

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