Searching for Summer Junior Publicists to join the team!

We're looking for full and part-time Summer Juniors (a.k.a. interns) who are passionate about understanding and communicating brands, geek out on identifying strategic trends/conversations, want to develop and execute compelling communications to the media and consumers, would like to learn how to positively influence their client's business goals with effective consumer reaching strategies – and like to have a little fun while they're at it!

Junior Publicists will work to coordinate and execute communications campaigns for ext.54 and our clients. The ideal Junior Publicist thrives on challenges and is passionate about the marketing/public relations industry. ext.54’s internship program is a three month program offering a summer stipend and college credit (if needed) where you will gain valuable experience supporting our office and account team on various lifestyle and luxury clients.

Juniors have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and clients, with a wide array of responsibilities including:

  • Working closely with ext.54 team members to develop and deliver key client deliverables

  • Media monitoring, assessment and tracking

  • Draft media materials, including but not limited to press releases, fact sheets, briefing sheets and pitches

  • Develop targeted media lists and get the opportunity to pitch media

  • Conduct research for client strategy development, new business pitches, client campaigns, and media outreach

  • Assist with event logistics and provide day-of-event on-site support

  • Coordinate with agency vendors and partners

  • Support with select administrative and operational functions including answering phones, creating/distributing mailers, press kits, briefing documents, etc.

  • Coordinate with clients, ext.54 creative team, and ext.54 social team as needed to execute client strategies

  • Attend team and client meetings; contribute to brainstorming sessions

  • Completion of three milestone Junior program

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Students considered; must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a candidate for BFA/BS in public relations, communications, advertising (or related program)

  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite. Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc) a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge or interest in the role/importance of marketing, social and PR driven activities

  • Must be able to take criticism and refine concepts incorporating outside feedback

  • Self-motivated, passion for communications and marketing/branding

  • Able to work independently while still being a team player

  • Efficient time management skills and able to attend weekly/daily meetings

  • Punctual, reliable, and able to adapt to an ever-changing environment

  • Attention to detail is a must

  • Superior customer service

  • Lifestyle brand interest (hotels, restaurants, retail, entertainment

To apply, please send your resume and samples of any relevant work to joel.morales@ext54.com with "NAME - Junior Publicist" in the subject line. No phone calls or agencies, please.

About ext.54

ext.54 is a full-service marketing and public relations firm that is less of an agency and more of an integrated marketing department. We specialize in communicating to consumers on behalf of lifestyle/luxury concepts within the hospitality, entertainment and consumer products industries; creating compelling brand communications that fit into today's savvy consumers' lifestyle through an integrated and strategic approach. Providing public relations, marketing consultation, social media, brand development, design, experiential marketing, and event services to restaurants, hotels, music, and retail clients.