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Summer Communications Intern (San Francisco, CA) $17/hr

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Brunswick Group

Brunswick Group

Summer Communications Intern (San Francisco, CA) $17/hr

San Francisco, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Brunswick Interns support the team in two main areas:

    Analysis & Research Training: Working as part of the Analysis and & Research Center, Brunswick’s global network of research and information professionals, our Interns develop a strong foundation in the research methods, tools, and deliverables that underpin Brunswick’s communications advisory business, in both traditional and digital domains.

    Client Engagement: Our interns also work closely with senior communications professionals on client engagements and internal initiatives across Brunswick’s key industry sectors and practice areas, including M&A, financial communications, and crisis advisory. The position offers valuable experience and development opportunities for candidates interested in a career in strategic communications.

    Here are a few tasks you would be charged with in your role as a Brunswick Intern:

    • Conduct background research on industries, companies, people, and topics relevant to clients
    • Monitor the media for client and industry news, often in real-time
    • Proofread materials created for clients, such as press releases, advice notes, and presentations
    • Draft research memos analyzing key issues in the media
    • Research prospective and current clients; support new business efforts by helping teams prepare for pitches and proposals
    • Prepare media lists, editorial calendars, and reporter backgrounders
    • Track and analyze key issues and prepare newsletters on relevant topics
    • Take part in strategy and brainstorm sessions across offices
    • Locate and pull financial data from tools such as Bloomberg
    • Collect, analyze, and summarize SEC filings and analyst reports
    • Keep client accounts running smoothly by providing logistical support – including managing document production, printing and more. for client meetings and calls
    • Attend and take notes during team meetings with executives from several Fortune 500 companies
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  • Qualifications

    At Brunswick, we look to hire smart, ambitious individuals who are dedicated to learning and growth. Our main priority when reviewing applications is to see potential, strong work ethic, and excellent written and verbal communications skills. Standout candidates demonstrate the following:

    • Interest in journalism, public relations, and corporate communications
    • Interest in financial, legal, policy, and other general business issues
    • Exceptional desktop research skills
    • Ability to think both strategically and creatively
    • Acumen to exhibit discretion with confidential client matters
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
    • Problem-solving abilities; creativity and resourcefulness
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

    The following are nice to have but not required:

    • Knowledge of U.S. media landscape
    • Knowledge of Factiva, Bloomberg, EdgarPro, and other research resources
    • Understanding of financial terminology
    • Multilingual
    • Experience or internships in a finance, media, or PR capacity
  • Compensation
  • Industry
    Public Relations and Communications
  • About Us
    Brunswick Group is an international corporate advisory firm specializing in business-critical issues. We help clients navigate the interconnected financial, political, and social worlds to build trusted relationships with all their stakeholders. From financial situations through to capital markets, crisis, cyber, employee engagement, and litigation, clients rely on Brunswick for insight, advice, planning, preparedness, and campaigns. When clients turn to us, it’s because they know that engaging effectively with everyone who has a stake in the company is about more than managing perceptions - it is essential to making business work. Our purpose is to help the great value-creating organizations of the world play a more successful role in society.