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NYC Public Relations Fall Intern

Squarespace

NYC Public Relations Fall Intern
New York, NY Part-Time Paid

Compensation

Paid

Description

Squarespace is a state-of-the-art website publishing platform that makes innovative web design and technology more accessible to the public than ever before. We empower individuals and businesses of all types to easily create exceptional, well-designed websites, regardless of their technical ability. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is smart, organized, and well-spoken to join our Communications department as a PR Intern.

This internship is intended for current university students and recent graduates in the NYC area during the upcoming fall 2016 semester.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Squarespace’s PR and Communications Team to gain valuable, hands-on media relations experience

  • Assist in writing pitches and press materials

  • Building and managing media lists

  • Monitoring relevant news outlets and creating coverage reports

  • Conducting intensive research for the perfect media outlets and opportunities for Squarespace

  • General support on various activities and projects within Communications

Skills

Interest in tech or design, prior PR experience, flawless written communication.

Qualifications

  • Minimum commitment of 20 hours per week at Squarespace HQ in New York City

  • An interest in tech, design, or both

  • Strong communication skills (verbal, listening, and written), research capabilities, and outstanding attention to detail

  • Flawless grammar, especially when it comes to apostrophes and possessive forms

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office tools and Cisionpoint

  • Squarespace experience a plus!

About Us

Squarespace provides creative tools and services to help anyone build and manage their brand online. For more than a decade, we’ve empowered millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs building the world’s most iconic businesses — to take control of their online presence like never before. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, Squarespace sets the new standard for modern publishing.

Squarespace’s team of more than 500 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

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