O’Malley Hansen Communications is an agency focused on building brand visibility and company reputation through national and local media relations, social media, employee engagement and influencer outreach. With offices in St. Louis, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Madison, our team includes professionals with experience in agency, corporate, government and association environments providing superior client service to our growing list of marquee clients.
The agency is currently seeking a full-time public relations intern candidate in our Chicago office.
O’Malley Hansen offers paid internship opportunities to college students and recent graduates (preferred). Interns work directly with OHC staff on a wide range of communications functions. Interns can expect to gain hands on, real world experience in public relations and serve as an extension of the full-time staff.
Candidates should possess strong communication skills and be able to handle multiple roles, write effectively and move quickly between tasks. A strong understanding of social media is highly desired. OHC interns are expected to be well organized and fast learners. Backgrounds in journalism, communications, PR, marketing, advertising and business management are preferred, but not required. Candidates must have completed their junior year in college. Previous internship experiences a plus, but not required.
Responsibilities could include:
• Building media lists
• Media monitoring
• Pitching media
• Compiling research backgrounders
• Monitoring and managing social media networks
• Drafting/editing media materials
• Participating in creative brainstorms
• Coordinating and staffing events
• Providing general office assistance
Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter to
O’Malley Hansen Communications
180 N Wacker Drive. Ste 400
Chicago, IL 60657