About Katz Public Relations:
Katz Public Relations is a boutique Los Angeles-based Entertainment PR Agency seeking a motivated self-starter to join our small yet hardworking team for Spring Semester 2021. The internship will be part-time as well as occasional evening/weekend events throughout Los Angeles if COVID-19 guidelines allow. Ideal candidate must have great communication skills and be able to multitask in a deadline driven environment.
***This internship will begin as a virtual/remote opportunity and may transition to an in-office experience depending on the status of COVID-19 restrictions in Los Angeles. Preference will be given to candidates who have their own reliable transportation and will be local to the area from January through May 2021***
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
Candidate should be thick-skinned and able to take constructive criticism. They should have an outgoing personality, fun attitude and great work ethic. We are seeking someone who is passionate about learning or becoming an entertainment publicist. Our agency works hands on with entertainment/talent.
Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or Media-related majors or experience preferred.
MUST have working laptop and cell phone. (Mac is preferred but NOT required.)
MUST be available to work 3 days per week from 10:00 am-6:00 pm as well as nights and weekends for event coverage as needed.
MUST understand that public relations is not a 9-5 job and some additional hours during the week may be required.
MUST have good, communication, writing, phone, and computer skills! MUST have good phone etiquette and take direction well. Proficiency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat) required. Previous public relations and red carpet experience a plus!
MUST be able to work independently both in and outside of the office environmen
Internship Description of Duties:
- Research/Finding contacts and using the database Cision - Writing bios, press releases and pitches - Assistance with pitching clients to press outlets and events - Assistance with locating and communicating with international and domestic media outlets - Covering events: red carpet, fittings, photo shoots, interviews, gifting suites, etc. - Social Media: Updating our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook on a day to day basis - Updating and compiling press clippings/Press Kits -Administrative support to the CEO, assist with managing office calendar - Other office duties as assigned