Public Relations Internship with Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo

Assist in the zoo’s internal and external communication projects, media relations opportunities, and events under direction of Public Relations Manager. The candidate will gain a solid grounding in the public relations skills needed to understand and navigate the media world for a not-for-profit organization.
Essential Job Functions:

• Interacting with both internal and external audiences via telephone, e-mail and in person
• Writing press releases, pitches, and calendar listings
• Assisting staff with internal communication needs
• Coordinating logistics for media interview opportunities and events
• Producing background research on various zoo and aquarium or activist industry news
• Creating media lists using Vocus software
• Assisting in media reports and impression tracking
• Prepare materials for press kits and on-site events
• Aiding day-to-day operational needs of communications department including but not limited to social media, photo and video projects, and office administration tasks

More info HERE.

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