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PR and Influencer Outreach Internship

About the Role

  • Position Title: Public Relations & SEO Outreach Intern
  • Internship Term: Summer 2021
  • Compensation: College credit [MUST be enrolled in college course]
  • Desired Fields of Study: Public Relations, Business, Journalism
  • Hours Desired: 15 hours/week


About the Company

Power Digital Marketing is one of the leading Digital Marketing Agencies in San Diego. We are headquartered in vibrant and fun Old Town, just off the 5 Freeway and a few minutes from downtown! Our agency specializes in eCommerce and lead generation as a full service digital marketing agency.

Power Digital is looking for the next rock star PR and Outreach intern to join the internship program this summer. This is an opportunity for entry-level self-starters to develop their public relations, SEO and marketing skills with a boutique agency team of successful, positive individuals. You will get hands-on experience with real, client-facing projects and have the ability to build your portfolio with your placements. Our PR interns are go-getters, positive, and fun people to be around who love what they do and have a passion for communicating with editors, bloggers and social influencers.


Some of Your Duties & Focal Areas

  • Craft compelling pitches and press releases
  • Build targeted media lists both manually and using Cision
  • Conduct social influencer, blogger, top tier and trade outreach
  • Secure coverage and develop relationships with media, bloggers, and influencers on a local and national scale
  • Participate in training sessions designed to teach you the fundamentals of PR and SEO platforms including Cision and MOZ
  • Contribute ideas in creative brainstorming sessions with the PR team
  • Develop your project management skills through hands-on experience with our project management system, Asana
  • Collaborate with the entire Power Digital team to assist in cross-channel strategy sessions
  • Build your online authorship profile through published work on our agency blog


Core Skills

  • Previous internship and/or professional experience (PR-specific experience is a plus!)
  • Extreme attention to detail – we love perfectionists
  • Inherently organized and able to juggle multiple projects flawlessly
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Familiarity with PR processes
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Sound understanding of GSP in writing


Management Structure and Reporting

Report directly to the PR team. You will work hand in hand with the rest of the team as well to grow your skills and be an involved member of the PR and Outreach department. Please send resume and cover letter to rachel.melnick@powerdigital.com and ashley.labrune@powerdigital.com. We will be accepting applications starting in April 2021. We look forward to hearing from you!