ASTM International, in West Conshohocken, PA, is seeking a creative PR summer intern to support its Communications Department. This is a unique, hands-on opportunity to perform real-world public relations at the headquarters of one of the largest developers of technical standards in the world. ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization.
Specific duties include updating the communications section of the organization’s website, enhancing social media offerings, and researching video best practices. Required skills include: solid writing and editing ability; familiarity with web content development; research abilities; and proficiency with a range of social media tools and an understanding of the role of social media within organizations. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, has a professional demeanor, and is committed to a career in public relations.
Primary deliverables of Communications Department include: issuing press releases; developing a variety of collateral materials; website content; as well as publishing magazines and newsletters in print, online, and electronic formats. This internship offers exposure to and involvement in these primary deliverables, in addition to performing the specific duties mentioned above.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in communications or public relations. This is a paid position requiring a 35-hour per week commitment. Send resume, writing samples, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.