PR Intern

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Intern

Company Description

The Colony Project PR & Internship - Fall 2019

So you want to be in Public Relations? If you’re looking for that ever-elusive chance to get yourself some real-world experience, a foot in the door, and a step in the right direction …then it sounds like you should consider an internship with The Colony Project. We are currently looking for two interns for the Fall.

If you are passionate, dedicated, professional and looking for a career in PR then we want to hear from you! We would be thrilled with a motivated, energetic, self-starter who thrives in a team setting. If you like learning from the best and working for the best and brightest in the industry, if you like to be surrounded by passionate, creative, professional, and just general cool people, if you like the sounds of working on some of the best and biggest clients in Canada, and if you love the thrill of a fast-paced, adrenaline-inducing agency environment…then we’d say yes, this is definitely for you. If you want an internship where you sit around filing and cruising Facebook, then we’d suggest interning with the other guys.

Job Description

  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing learning about earned media, social media and overall marketing trends 
  • Proactive media relations 
  • Possess the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Draft program materials, proposals and budgets
  • Participate in weekly client calls and provide status reports
  • Administrative and financial tasks (invoices, cost tracking, monitoring and reporting)
  • Developing media lists, community management, event logistics and onsite support

Qualifications

 

  • Post-secondary education in communications in marketing and/or 1+ years experience in agency or corporate communications setting

  • Expert understanding of social media platforms, tools, and social listening services

  • Ability to take initiative, self direct, and adapt to new technologies

  • General understanding of agency process and capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to fully understand client, business, and industry dynamics – and to track those against social media metrics

  • Proficiency in Keynote, Excel, and PowerPoint

Additional Information

We are looking for people who think outside the box. After all that’s what advertising is all about.

In order to foster this we offer:

  • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives throughout the entire organization. A flexible work schedule and a business casual environment.

  • Our entrepreneurial culture encourages creative input from every discipline and all levels of the company!

  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties!
     

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

Take a look at our career website. Perhaps there is an opportunity that is waiting for you!

*We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Colony Project is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. The Colony Project is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.