Blue Engine Message & Media provides innovative strategic communications solutions to the complex challenges facing corporations, nonprofits and advocacy groups. Our approach combines the best practices of long-term corporate planning with short-term political rapid response techniques to design and manage effective communications campaigns.
Blue Engine works with clients to provide a variety of services, including brand reputation and management, establishment and maintenance of coalitions and strategic partnerships, crisis management, message development, issue advocacy, social media and digital communications, and public relations planning and outreach.
We are currently accepting applications for spring 2017. Applications will be accepted until slots are filled.
Interns will be assigned to a number of client teams, and their work within the firm will be focused on bolstering Blue Engine’s provision of the above-listed services. We are seeking internship candidates who are self-motivated and able to tackle a variety of different tasks. Interns will be charged with a range of responsibilities, including but not limited to:
- Monitoring media outlets and compiling press clippings relevant to client teams
- Compiling and editing video news clips relevant to client teams
- Assisting in creation of quarterly media reports for clients
- Assembling lists of relevant media contacts
- Pitching client-based stories to media outlets
- Drafting written materials, such as digital communications, media advisories, press releases, client memos and letters to the Editor.
- Participating in regular client update calls, check ins with client teams, and staff meetings
- Researching issues, organizations, reporters, and stakeholders relevant to client teams.
How to Apply
Please send your resume, availability, cover letter and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure the subject line says “Spring 2017 Internship”.
Blue Engine internships are awarded on an equal opportunity basis; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.