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Media Relations Summer Internship

Company: Citizens
Location: Westwood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


Students have an exciting opportunity to gain exposure in Citizens Bank's media relations department as part of a summer internship. The intern will gain experience in media strategy, content creation and project management.

The intern will be given the opportunity to develop their professional and creative skills by applying skills acquired in school in a business setting. In this position, the intern will learn about Citizens' Consumer, Commercial and Community public relations programs, the financial services industry and how to engage and build relationships with the media. There will also be opportunities to interact with our Social Media & Internal Communications teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Supporting team members in the execution of strategic communications programs designed to advance key corporate and business unit priorities.

+ Helping coordinate media interviews, speaking opportunities and internal meetings in order to advance the company's earned media program.

+ Helping enable collaboration between the Media Relations team and other communications discipline, including the Internal Communications and Social Media teams.

+ Aiding in media monitoring and research


+ Working toward an undergraduate degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related discipline.

+ Rising Senior highly preferred (May 2023 graduate)

+ Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills

+ Creative thinker who can share ideas and see initiatives through from start to finish

+ Can-do attitude and willingness to learn

+ Resourceful, self-starter who thrives in a changing, fast-paced environment

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities

+ Attention to detail

+ Knowledge of AP style guide and experience writing web copy, preferred

+ Intermediate to advanced MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and social media platforms primarily LinkedIn and Twitter

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Keywords: Citizens, Boston , Media Relations Summer Internship, Other , Westwood, Massachusetts

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