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Summer 2021: Familiar Creatures - Social Media / PR Intern (PAID)

May 27, 2021

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Public Relations internships

Description of Organization:

Familiar Creatures is a full-service advertising agency located in Richmond, Virginia. Operating since 2018, the agency specializes in strategy, design, creative, social media, public relations, and production oversight. Founded by industry veterans, Familiar Creatures focuses on taking challenger brands to the next level. Their client roster includes both regional and national brands including Carlotz, Capital One, Crunch Fitness, and Duke’s mayo.

We’re looking for someone who takes pride in being called type A. An insatiably curious and organized individual who knows a thing or two about spreadsheets, TikTok, and crafting a pitch.

General job duties of Social Media/PR Intern:
● Researching/tracking social media trends
● Building content calendars
● Tracking social media metrics
● Research support
● Building/maintaining media lists & editorial calendars
● General office and project support
● Event support

Qualifications applicants should possess:
● Strong writing skills
● Strong knowledge of social channels: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and TikTok
● Ability to work on a deadline
● Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
● Ability to take and apply feedback

Internship training includes:
● Press pitching
● Press release writing
● PR research
● Event planning
● Social media strategy
● Social media coordination

This internship is offered for the summer, estimated at 15-25 hours a week with pay DOE. The ideal applicant would be a junior or senior strategic advertising or mass communications student, with an interest in advertising, public relations, and social media.

Applicants should email resumes and portfolio links to McKenzie Pickett at mckenzie@familiarcreatures.com
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we will make a final decision by June 11th

3300 W. Broad St. Suite 201 Richmond, VA 23230 | (804) 286-2077