At JJI, we're known as "connectologists." What are connectologists you ask? We bridge the gap between digital relationships with in-person interactions and shared experiences.
We're social evangelists in a social setting by engaging the online community with specific, targeted messaging and invitations to online users for special events in an effort to build closer relationships between brands and their valued patrons.
With our clients, events and great learning opportunities, we are looking for team players who fit with our amazing team.
We’re looking for candidates who are:
-Self-taught, quick learners and quick thinkers
-Flexible, able to wear many hats
-Interested in fashion, public relations, digital media and tech
-Ability to meet deadlines
-Interested in working in a startup community
General Skills/Abilities needed for the internship program:
-Intermediate computer skills
-Strong organizational and communication skills
-Keen attention to details
-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
-Ambitious and creative
-Excellent writing skills
Why join JJI?
-Obtain hands-on, “real world” experience.
-Work directly with the senior team members.
-Ability to grow where you can feel confident in using those skills for future opportunities.
-A full understanding of how JJI works with brands on PR Campaigns and project events.
-Participation in fun events, occasionally with pampering & free swag
-Satisfy your sweet tooth with our candy jar
-Most importantly, using the experience to help build your resume as well as leveraging the relationships you have made during the time you contributed with us.
A few requirements before you move forward…
-This is NOT a paid internship. We are able to offer academic credit if the candidate chooses.
-Interns are compensated for their travel needs.
-The minimum requirement of days to commit to the internship is 2 (16 hours per week).
-We are only accepting candidates who are in the NYC area.
-We cannot accept international students at this time.
JJI is looking for a PR/Event Production intern to assist with pitching, researching and event planning. You’ll work directly with senior team members who will guide you on your daily tasks. We are looking for interns who are ambitious, driven and like to think outside the box. You’ll have lots of hands-on experience that will prepare you for your future opportunities. We need socially savvy butterflies who are excellent writers; who do not falter under stress and fast paced environments; who are friendly and love networking; and so much more!
-Assist with sponsorship outreach and client write-ups
-Research venues, partnership opportunities, publications, etc.
-Contribute and pitch ideas for editorial calendar
-Contribute to blogs
-Participate in meetings and phone calls
-Assist with event set up, execution and take down
-Keep the team organized by organizing RSVPs, contacts and work progress by using Google Drive
-Create Run of Show for events
-Upload client mentions onto JJI website
-Excellent research and writing skills
-Able to think of multiple angles to pitch for clients and events
-Excellent communication skills and phone manners
-Keen attention to detail
-Great customer service skills (useful for events)
Interested in applying?
-Resume (pdf form)
-Cover letter: In your cover letter, please add at least 10 “creative and unique” ideas for social media in the fashion and tech category.
-Writing samples: Please upload at least 3 writing samples (college essays and blog posts) into one document in PDF form.
You can submit your application to email@example.com. Subject: PR/Event Production Internship Application
Benefits & Perks
- Hands on experience
- Ability to network
- Helping out at cool events
- Working in a fun, entrepreneurial environment
Please send cover letter, resume and writing samples to Justine: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include in the cover letter: describe your interested in PR and in JJI. Be sure to include the relevant skills you would bring to the desired position and describe why you would be a great candidate for JJI.