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Are you a born communicator and rising star who loves to shape and share compelling stories? Do you roll up your sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done? And do you like the idea of working with a company named Top Place to Work in PR for 10 consecutive years?

We’re Ketchum, a top-five global communications consultancy recognized as the most creatively awarded firm in our industry, a reputation earned by the people we employ – equal parts human-centered and business-focused, empathetic and intelligent.

We are looking for an exceptionally bright, motivated and creative Corporate Communications Intern to join our team. You will work collaboratively with fellow team members on a variety of special projects and initiatives, including internal communications, media and marketing, to help us engage employees and continually enhance Ketchum’s reputation in the marketplace. In this role, you will report to the Senior Manager, Internal Communications.

Our ideal candidate will be a current student in the NYC, Atlanta or Washington, D.C., area who is interested in having an ongoing part-time internship throughout the academic year.

About the Job

Support internal comms team:
Contribute content and research for daily internal news postings
Develop content for weekly global employee newsletter
Track internal communications analytics

Support media team:
Handle daily monitoring report to send to agency’s global leadership
Conduct media audits to support media strategy development
Develop and maintain media lists
Draft pitches and press releases for agency news

Support general corporate communications and marketing initiatives:
Assist with research for story development and new programming
Contribute social media content for corporate social channels
Conduct intranet and website audits to maintain consistency
Input data into Salesforce CRM system


Candidates enrolled in a Master’s or Undergraduate degree program in Communications or a related field
If currently enrolled in a graduate program, at least one semester must be completed
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with AP Style; strong attention to detail and accuracy
Strong professional demeanor, as this role requires working with senior-level executives
High ethical standards
Proactive, flexible, willing to jump in where needed and able to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
Relevant prior job experience/internship in an organization or as a consultant
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook

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