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Charmain of the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is seeking a public relations intern during the spring semester. Please see the internship description below
Liaison With: Center staff & management, media, artists, general public, volunteers, and arts/education institutions.
Responsible For: Assisting with public relations activities for the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center.
Minimum Number of Hours per Week: 20
Reports To: Public Relations
Credit: School or volunteer credit
Research and Development:
- Researching info for press releases, PSAs, rack card/brochure copy and other promotional materials.
- Researching various cultural calendars and inputing Center events into them.
- Researching and updating media lists.
- Writing press releases, PSAs, rack card/brochure copy and other promotional materials.
- Following up via phone/email with various media.
Coordination and Distribution:
- Creating press kits.
- Assisting with mailings.
- Faxing PSAs.
- Performing other tasks as needed.
The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of public relations principles. Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, email, internet access and AP style. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills needed. Proper phone etiquette required. The candidate should work well as part of a team and also be self-directed, punctual, dependable, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable of the performing, visual arts, and/or education. The candidate must have excellent organizational and administrative skills as well as an ability to work well with the public. Oral and written bilingual (Spanish) skills a plus.
Completed application should include the following: Letter of Recommendation from two of the following: Principal, Dean, Professor, Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Academic Advisor; A typed resume with list of accomplishments, extracurricular activities, art exhibitions/events, sports participation and other achievements; a Personal Statement (no more than 500 words, double-spaced) answering the following: 1.) Why would you like to intern at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood? How does the Art and Culture Center internship fit with your background and career goals? 2.) What do you hope to achieve from the experience and what do you believe you can contribute? Mail the application to Art and Culture Center Re: Public Relations Internship 1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL 33020. Additional questions please email pr.