Entry-level public relations job @ environmental org in New York City

CleanEdison is seeking a ROCK STAR PR intern for a full-time, 6 month paid internship. The intern will gain exposure to an amazing, high-growth start-up company that is helping our country create new jobs for a better planet.

• Supporting the in-house public relations and brand-building function
• Monitoring the news and reporting relevant content internally
• Conducting media surveys/audits
• Building, updating, and maintaining contact lists of journalists
• Drafting press releases

• Available immediately to work full-time for a 6 month term
• Prefer applicants with a B.A. or B.S., however applicants who are currently enrolled exclusively in evening classes will be considered
• Prefer applicants who would be available for potential hire at the end of their internship
• Able to take initiative and work independently
• Experience with writing copy and press releases
• Highly organized
• Naturally outgoing and social
• Ability to operate well in a collaborative environment
• Very comfortable with social media
• Previous experience in communications, media relations, journalism, marketing, or branding desirable
• Degree - or pursuing a degree - in journalism or communications preferred
• Agency experience preferred
• In-house PR experience a plus
• Ability to write story angles desirable

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to Please include your full name in the file names, the internship title "Public Relations Intern" in the subject line of your email, and clearly state the position to which you are applying in your cover letter.

Compensation: $7.25/hour with 1.5x overtime

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