PR INTERNSHIP INFO / CAREER INFO

WE ARE HIRING A PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

BLND PR is a boutique PR firm based in Los Angeles specializing in lifestyle PR campaigns for both established and emerging companies including fashion, accessories, beauty, entertainment, food/beverage, tech, and travel/hospitality brands. We offer traditional PR & media outreach, social media marketing strategy & online visibility, and special event PR & production.

Our top-rated boutique PR firm offers one-on-one attention and tailored strategies to help our clients communicate their stories effectively to increase exposure, build brand awareness and generate sales.

The Role:

BLND PR is seeking the best and brightest PR talent entering the industry to join our team in Hermosa Beach, Ca.

This position immerses you into the fast-paced real-life here at BLND: engaging with clients, creating pitches, facilitating research, writing press releases, managing interns, and collaborating with some of the best and brightest in the business. BLND believes in growing its talented, close-knit team from within and this starts with our highly valued assistant + coordinator positions. This is a unique opportunity to join a passionate and professional team in this exciting, ever-changing industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create & secure press placements
  • Clip, draft publicity alerts, pitches, press releases for accounts
  • Navigate Cision, creating quality media lists
  • Monitor & assists with administrative tasks + PR/media platforms
  • Creative writing skills, elevate press releases
  • Work with teams on reporting and media research
  • Assist on client brainstorming sessions on pitches, story angles and partnerships
  • Assist with client/team event coordination
  • Reports: contribute to weekly and monthly reports

Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Marketing and/or Business is expected
  • Previous PR or Social internship experience is required

Requirements:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

TO APPLY: PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO INFO@BLNDPR.COM

ABSOLUTELY NO WALK INS OR CALLS!

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Looking for a PR Internship in Los Angeles? BLND Public Relations is accepting Public Relations, Social Media, and Graphic Design internship applications for our 4 month internship program. Our boutique lifestyle and hospitality agency, located in Hermosa Beach, represents both established and startup lifestyle, hospitality, and tech brands. We are looking for aspiring Public Relations, Social Media, and Graphic Design professionals to join our rapidly growing team.

PR Internship

BLND’s ideal PR internship candidate is someone who is looking to gain invaluable, hands-on experience through immersing themselves in the world of public relations. We are looking for an applicant that is eager to learn, thoughtful in task execution, and willing to bring fresh ideas to the table. Our ideal intern will have a natural willingness to learn by embracing new experiences with a positive attitude, passion, and drive.

This PR internship is unique in that we treat our interns as Account Coordinators, utilizing your capabilities to the fullest extent. Being an intern at BLND Public Relations means you are an integral part of our team.

 

Requirements:

  • For College Credit Only (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
  • Studying Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Media (exceptions made upon request)
  • Available to work in the office 3 days per week
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-room work environment
  • Exhibit the ability to independently complete tasks, while still knowing when you need to ask for help
  • Interest in creative writing
  • Passion to build relationships with media
  • Strategically problem solve
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Google Drive
  • Must love dogs

 

Roles and Responsibilities Overview:

  • Drafting press releases and pitches
  • Draft blog posts for clients
  • Compile Industry News Scans
  • Monitor HAROs
  • Build Coverage Reports
  • Create, manage, and update media lists and editorial calendars
  • Create, manage, and update influencer outreach catalogues
  • Brainstorm strategic initiatives with team members for campaign execution

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION: 
Please send your resume and cover letter to britta@blndpr.com with the subject line “RESUME: PR INTERNSHIP”. Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered for the PR internship. No phone calls or drop ins please.

Social Media Intern

BLND’s ideal Social Media internship candidate is someone who is looking to gain invaluable, hands-on experience creating social media campaigns with attention to detail, design, and community engagement. We are looking for an applicant that lives on social media, keeps up with lifestyle trends, and is able to integrate new methods of social engagement for our accounts. Though this is not a PR internship, accountability is must, as the social media internship requires engagement during non-office hours.

 

Requirements:

  • For College Credit Only (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
  • Studying Social Media Marketing, Multimedia, Photography, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or Marketing (exceptions made upon request)
  • Available to work in the office 3 days per week, including posting and engagement during non-office hours
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-room work environment
  • Interest in lifestyle industries and current events
  • Keen eye for detail and aesthetic
  • Innovative, strategic, and analytical thinker
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, prioritization skills, and knowing when you need to ask for help
  • Strategically problem solve
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Google+
  • Experience with Facebook ads and Instagram sponsored posts a plus, but not necessary

 

Roles and Responsibilities Overview:

  • Assist in content creation and curation for social media accounts
  • Manage client social media accounts across all social platforms
  • Schedule posts for various accounts
  • Assist in graphic creation
  • Develop social media campaigns and contests
  • Grow follower base by optimizing user engagement

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION: Please send your resume and cover letter to britta@blndpr.com with the subject line “RESUME: SOCIAL INTERN” Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered for the social media internship. No phone calls or drop ins please.

Graphic Design Intern

BLND’s ideal Graphic Design internship candidate is someone who is looking to expand their portfolio through hands-on experience creating invaluable marketing assets for our accounts. We are looking for an qualified graphic design intern who has an adaptable vision to create eye catching visuals for all accounts. Previous experience designing invites, flyers, and social media graphics are a must.

 

Requirements:

  • For College Credit Only (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
  • Studying Graphic Design (exceptions made upon request)
  • A strong understanding of brand identity, typography, layout and illustration design skills
  • Expert understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud Products, ie.Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Lightroom
  • Understand how graphics work in marketing materials, blog content and website content
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute to a team effort, but also an ability to work independently
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS is a plus
  • Photography experience is a plus
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-room work environment
  • Interest in lifestyle industries and current events
  • Keen eye for detail and aesthetic
  • Innovative, strategic, and analytical thinker

 

Roles and Responsibilities Overview:

  • Create press kits
  • Create social media graphics upon request
  • Create sponsorship decks
  • Create graphics for Facebook ads or Instagram sponsored posts
  • Various projects and duties as assigned

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION: Please send your cover letter and portfolio to britta@blndpr.com with the subject line RESUME: DESIGN INTERN. Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered for the graphic design internship. No phone calls or drop ins please.