Spring 2017: Madison+Main - Public Relations/Copywriting Intern (Deadline Nov. 25)
Nov 8, 2016
Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Public Relations internships
Public Relations/Copywriting Internship
Madison+Main is a branding, marketing, and PR agency in Richmond, Virginia that gets results
for emerging companies and challenger brands. There’s a lot to get involved with during your
internship at Madison+Main and we’ll provide you with a great opportunity to gain real world
experience with real responsibility.
What will you be doing?
Public Relations/Copywriting interns will have the opportunity to be exposed to every facet of our
company. As a PR/Copywriting intern for Madison+Main, you will:
Assist in PR initiatives, including the development of press kits, writing and distributing
press releases, news and social media monitoring, researching media outlets, updating
and maintaining media contact lists, and performing media relations
Write, edit, and proof email newsletters and blog posts
Write content calendars for social media
Write short and long-form copy for a variety of platforms, including websites, print ads,
radio ads, and more
Transcribe meeting notes and interviews
Take part in internal meetings and creative concept sessions
Assist in day-to- day administrative tasks
What we are looking for:
We are looking for candidates that have passion and skills to excel in a fast-paced environment.
A candidate should possess the traits below:
Must be a rising junior or senior, or a recent graduate
Possess excellent writing, communication, and research skills
Attention to detail (copy editing and proofing)
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize projects as well as manage their time to meet
deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to collaborate with other team members
Self-motivated with a proven ability to get things done with minimal supervision
Ability to think of bold, creative, outside-the- box solutions to existing or potential business
A sense of humor and an unexplainable, perhaps disturbing affinity for the Oxford comma
Available to work 20 hours per week
Available from January 17 to May 12, 2017
What about college credits or compensation?
While this is an unpaid internship opportunity, you will gain a wealth of knowledge about the
marketing world. We are willing to work with you and your college to determine the appropriate
amount of college credit you can receive for participation in our internship program.
Will you have fun?
Well, that’s entirely up to you (but we’re placing our bets on “Yes.”) Just check this out:
How do you apply?
Please submit a sample of your work with your resume to Kent Brockwell at
email@example.com (include “I like bold words and I cannot lie” as the subject line —
seriously) by November 25, 2016 for consideration. Writing samples can either be a link to your
portfolio website or a PDF with a minimum of three examples.