Public Relations Internship - Spring 2018

US-NY-New York
2017-1878
Category (Portal Searching)
Internship

Overview

A Brand That's What's Now

Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion:  work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.

 

With a fashion history of more than 30 years in the making, we offer our interns valuable insight into the retail industry and an opportunity to quickly grow as a young professional. Our paid internship program is designed around real work experience and provides developmental tools that you'll be able to apply toward your future success! So, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Sample management
  • Editorial outreach
  • Event planning and execution
  • Update and maintain national and regional media lists
  • Research, conduct outreach and help maintain influencer database for micro and macro influencers
  • Assist Digital PR Specialist in the execution of digital influencer marketing campaigns from the initial planning stages to final reporting
  • Remain current with best practices, strategies, and industry standards related to PR, influencer marketing and social media
  • General administrative assistance

Qualifications  

  • The individual must possess an understanding of basic media relations skills, an ability to interact professionally with press and influencers, and demonstrate good judgment
  • Be articulate; have proper phone etiquette
  • Familiarity with new media (i.e. blogs, Instagram, Snapchat etc.)
  • Familiarity with media relations software (Cision, Gorkana, Meltwater)
  • Effectively manage deadlines and high volume of email
  • Interest in PR and influencer marketing is a must
  • Prior relevant experience in the industry is preferred
     

Additional Requirements

  • Must be available to work full-time during Spring 2018 in our New York Design Studio
  • Currently enrolled in college or university 
  • Rising Junior or Senior standing
  • Competitive GPA
  • Strong computer skills; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Public relations, marketing, advertising major or other related program preferred

Closing

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
 
 
Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

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