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Public Relations Intern (Paid)

Tired of looking for an internship, only to find that most are unpaid? Looking to gain experience in the exciting, growing technology industry? Nextopia is looking for a full-time Public Relations Intern (Paid) to help support our Marketing and Sales department.

About Nextopia

We're an established Toronto based eCommerce company with over 1,600 happy customers. Since 1999, we've been providing next-generation site search and navigation technology to online retailers around the world. Whatever the need, whatever the problem, we help retailers convert browsers into buyers.

The Job In A Nutshell

Designed for new grads, this paid, full-time internship provides valuable experience in Marketing and Public Relations in the technology industry. As part of the team, you'll be responsible for:

  • Building PR contact lists
  • Developing, writing and distributing approved press releases
  • Media relations, including pitching, researching and scheduling interviews if needed
  • Organization of executive photos, photo opportunities and events
  • Building and maintaining relationships with both local, national and trade media
  • Building and maintaining press kits
  • Posting logos and organizational summaries to industry services related web sites and publications
  • Posting to social media: Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+

Must Have Skills / Qualifications:

  • University or College degree, preferably in PR
  • Excellent communication and English language skills (oral and written)
  • Superior writing skills
  • Extremely well organized and detail oriented
  • A portfolio of past work (school projects are fine)
  • Speaking publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations
  • On camera experience for interviews and video blogging

Nice to Have Skills / Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a PR agency, or in a PR / Communications role on the client side
  • Previous experience in event management
  • Existing media contact / relationships

* No phone calls and no web chats please!
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Head Office 260 King St. East Suite A200, Toronto, ON, M5A 4L5

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