Comcast Summer Internship - Public Relations in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm-Starts June 5th, 2017 Ends August 11, 2017

Summary:

We are seeking a Public Relations Intern, who is full of creative ideas and eager to contribute on a large scale. The intern will gain visibility into the inner workings and aspects of the public relations field, provide concrete deliverables and learn from top to bottom. Public relations interns have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a keen sense for what makes compelling news. A PR intern is responsible for assisting with multiple projects simultaneously, such as planning marketing events, writing press releases, and compiling clips. Discretion and the ability to keep news confidential is of the utmost importance.

Core Responsibilities:

- Media Relations; drafting press releases; tracking social media; developing media pitches; writing blog content; researching and reading blogs and social media. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Although there aren't many of these events, you must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Specifications

-High School or equivalent; preference given to those who are working towards a degree in a Public Relations; Journalism; Communications

-0-2 years related experience.

-Strong Communication Written and Verbal Skills

-Self Motivated

-Ability to work in a fast paced environment

-Strong sense of confidentiality and business ethics

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

-Comfort level with Social Media Sites

-Reliable personal vehicle as travel within the Greater Boston Region will be required.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer