Leaf Group is a diversified Internet company that builds platforms to enable communities of creators to reach dedicated audiences in the ever-growing lifestyle categories.
We are looking for a Public Relations Intern to join us at our Santa Monica office. As the Public Relations Intern, you will assist the public relations team in its efforts across the company’s media and marketplace brands. Primary responsibilities include drafting pitches, media alerts and other public communications documents; tracking media coverage; managing press contact lists; pitching bloggers; etc.
We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of art, design and technology. We want people with an intense curiosity, a commitment to high quality service, who embrace the fun of the journey. Come help us disrupt and transform the digital media and art world!
A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for a Public Relations Intern grows with us.
A typical day as a Public Relations Intern might include:
Writing pitches, media alerts, press releases, etc.
Monitoring and tracking all press coverage across the Leaf Group brands
Owning communications and pitching efforts with key press contacts
Working with the PR team to support development of messaging and presentations
Managing inbound press requests and creating assets to support all inquiries and product requests
Managing media contact database
Assist in event coordination and logistics
Share big ideas in brainstorms with the PR team
You’ll be successful if you possess strong communication and project management skills. Previous experience or knowledge of the public relations industry is strongly preferred.
What You Have:
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively across multiple brands within the company
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
Ability to work with urgent deadlines and re-prioritize work when needed
Results driven, energetic, resourceful, and hands-on individual with a strong urge to learn the ins and outs of PR across a diverse offering of brands
Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.
Who We Are:
We create experiences that celebrate the best of art, design, and technology. We want smart, curious people committed to putting people first, having fun while they work, a commitment to high quality service to make things better and a desire for constant growth. We work in a fun, hard-working collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. Check us out here: https://www.leafgroup.com/brands/
What We Have:
Cool office environment and culture (if we do say so ourselves at our ice cream socials, Thirsty Thursdays, Free Lunch Fridays, and all of the other fun activities we gather for)
Employee discounts for Saatchi Art and Society6
Most importantly, hands-on experience within a fast-moving and fun environment