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Business Development Fall 2020 Internship


About Berlinrosen



Named one of the most powerful PR firms by Observer, BerlinRosen delivers high-impact media relations, digital strategy and creative services to top companies, organizations, and candidates across the United States. The firm takes a message-first, results-focused approach to communications challenges, with strategies honed on the campaign trail and at the center of national movements. BerlinRosen doesn't just narrate events—we shape narratives and promote thought leaders that make change. BerlinRosen knows how to create a drumbeat of content and news stories that frame a conversation, drive a message and create new constituencies of engaged, active stakeholders.



People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.



About The Business Development Internship



Our 2020 Fall Internship Program runs from August 31, 2020 - December, 18, 2020 and is fully remote within the U.S.



BerlinRosen is seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in getting hands-on experience in research, writing, business development and marketing for a fast-paced and growing organization.



The Growth Team intern will be integrated into a dynamic business development and marketing team that drives projects across the full firm, from progressive advocacy campaigns to real estate development to tech to hospitality and more. The Growth Team is responsible for supporting firm-wide business strategy, producing internal research and external products like proposals and capability documents, and guiding the firm's marketing efforts.



ACCOUNTABILITIES



As an intern on our team, you will…

  • Learn the basics of business development and high-level marketing strategies for a communications firm
  • Conduct background research, media analysis and social media assessments of potential clients
  • Regularly update and review the Business Development pipeline and the firm's proposal resources and indexes
  • Support Growth team members in driving and managing the business development process with proposal and presentation materials
  • Coordinate proposal reviews and finalization
  • Assist with a variety of Growth- and team-related assignments and tasks as necessary




Essential Skills

  • Self-motivation, good organizational skills, detail-orientation, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing abilities: able to write clear and persuasive copy, quickly
  • Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with prospective clients and firm leadership
  • Demonstrated interest in news, politics and current events
  • Excellent computer skills including Google Suite products, Word, PowerPoint and Excel




Preferred Skills

  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Formatting experience, particularly in PowerPoint and Word
  • Research and database skills are a plus for work on media databases Meltwater or Cision




Additional Details

  • 40 hours per week: Interns must be able to work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, on a roughly 9-to-5 Eastern Time schedule. Please do not apply if you cannot meet this requirement.
  • Compensation: $15 / hour
  • Perks:
  • $200 stipend to be used to support your work-from-home setup (plus company-provided laptop)
  • 3 days of PTO for the duration of the internship
  • Access to professional development programs geared specifically toward interns and individuals just beginning their careers


While we accept applications on a rolling basis, priority will be given to candidates who apply by Monday, August 10, 2020.



  • Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot reply to all submissions. We will contact applicants directly with requests for interviews. Please do not call to check on the status of your application. Please note, if hired, you may be assigned to a different team than your first preference.
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