Publicist PR Internships


Publicist PR is on the hunt for a talented, diligent and creative PR assistant with a good nose for nose for news. 

Our interns are forewarned that PR in a boutique agency setting is a demanding job with low tolerance for complacency. During our paid internship program, which usually lasts three to six months, interns will be provided with two weeks of intensive training on the basics of PR. Those with strong competency in creative writing and media pitching will be assigned to assist in media engagement while those with outstanding communication skills and planning abilities will get to shadow a senior consultant for client meetings and assist in PR planning. Bonus performance will be awarded to consultants who are able achieve outstanding results. Many of our interns have achieved outstanding PR coverage within one month.

Do you have the tenancity to combine your wits, curiousity, enthusiasm? Hunger for success, loads of energy, a great personality and a dauntless ability to solve problem is essential.  

Please only apply if you like being busy. Fluency in English is essential. You should be interested in the fashion, arts, beauty, technology and culture. 


The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor. S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Basic understanding of principles of PR 

Basic understanding of clients’ business

Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor 

Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources 

Assist with monitoring client competition coverage 

Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor 

Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution

Update media lists

Assist with compilation of media coverage reports

Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor

Conduct and compile research

Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

Basic understanding of research and media list building tools


The minimum duration for internship is 3 months with the possibility of extending an additional 3 months (6 months total) - In general, one intern supports each practice area (consumer, technology, corporate etc.) - Most of our interns are post-graduate and work a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri, 9:00-6:30) You'll gain experience and/or training in the following: - Media list development - PR writing: press releases, media alerts, fact sheets - Building media relationships, pitching, monitoring coverage - Presentation skills - Portfolio development

To apply, please complete this form.

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