Interested in boosting your resume? Apply for Dittoe PR’s Fall internship program!

If you’re interested in experiencing PR agency life and gaining real-world knowledge and experience, then Dittoe Public Relations may be the place for you! We’re hiring for multiple internship positions, including PR and social media interns, for the fall semester. Hours are flexible, pay is competitive and perks are abundant.

 

Here’s what you need to know:

Dittoe PR interns are responsible for assisting with the execution of strategic public relations and social media initiatives and contributing to the success of the firm’s clients, which span multiple industries. The internship position is an opportunity for detail-oriented, self-starters to develop a well-rounded public relations skill set in an energetic and challenging environment. The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), initiative, creativity, high energy and an outgoing personality. Interns will gain experience in media relations, research and analysis, reporting, writing and more.

Interns will be mentored by an intern director and work closely with the firm’s entire staff, from account coordinators to the company’s partners. While the intern director will help prioritize tasks, interns should feel comfortable juggling multiple projects and deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting content including press releases, media advisories, media pitches, social media posts, byline articles, blog posts, monthly reports and other materials as directed
  • Carrying out special event planning tasks as outlined by the intern director
  • Attending and participating in agency meetings, training sessions, presentations and brainstorming sessions
  • Handling research and analysis projects in support of client objectives as needed
  • Delivering client-ready materials for each project assignment
  • Researching and developing comprehensive press lists for local, national and trade media
  • Assisting with client, business development and management projects as needed
  • Assisting with administrative duties as assigned by staff

Qualifications:

  • Actively enrolled in or a recent graduate of a university journalism, public relations, strategic communications, marketing, advertising or other related program
  • Previous professional and/or relevant internship experience (public relations experience is a plus)
  • An understanding of basic journalism and media relations skills
  • Solid, versatile writing skills in both creative and technical fields
  • An ability to be professional and personable in written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and good judgment
  • Smart, creative, assertive and innovative individual who thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Flexible and willing to collaborate with teams
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines
  • Knowledge in social media, design, photography/videography are a

 

To apply, send a cover letter, resume with references and three varying writing samples to Kate Shambrook at kate [at] dittoepr [dot] com. Please also indicate which position you’d be most interested in. Available positions include public relations intern or social media intern.

 

No phone calls please. Applications must be submitted by 5 P.M. EST on Friday, June 23.

Five Dittoe PR Employees Named to New Roles

We are proud to announce the recent promotions of not one but FIVE Dittoe PR employees. Kate Shambrook and Rachel Huffman have been promoted to senior account managers, while Meagan Hook, Skylar Whitney and Vanessa Staublin are moving into account executive roles.

Kate joined Dittoe PR following her time with another Indianapolis-based public relations firm and brought with her a desire for growth and success. Rachel joined the company after relocating from North Carolina where she worked in PR for 4.5 years. Together, Kate and Rachel will also oversee the agency’s internship program, while continuing to deliver incredible results for clients and leadership for peers.

Meagan joined the Dittoe PR team in 2015 after graduating from Ball State University. In addition to account work, she is also a key player in strategizing for the many budding social media accounts the company has acquired. Skylar started as an intern for the firm following her graduation from Indiana University in 2015. She wears many hats at Dittoe PR, including overseeing our own social media networks, and always exceeds the results her clients expect. Vanessa, a 2016 Butler University grad, also previously interned at Dittoe PR and re-joined the team as an account coordinator following her graduation. She also handles many aspects of the firm’s design projects.

“As our company continues to grow, so does our talent,” said Chris Dittoe, president and co-founder of Dittoe Public Relations. “We have the best team in the industry and will continue to provide opportunities for growth to all of our employees.”

These are the latest in a string of recent promotions for Dittoe PR, which has doubled in size since 2015 and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon!

We’re Hiring! Talented Account Coordinator Needed

There is no longer an immediate opening, but we are always welcoming talented individuals to send along their resumes for when we are hiring again. 

Account Coordinators are responsible for assisting in the execution of strategic public relations initiatives on behalf of the firm’s clients. This entry-level position is an opportunity for a smart, self-starting, detail-oriented individuals to develop a well-rounded roster of public relations skills and contribute to a variety of Dittoe Public Relations’ clients. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), creativity, high energy and an outgoing personality. A strong emphasis is placed on media relations, research and analysis, reporting and client communication.

Limited travel may be required for press tours, trade shows and client meetings. Preference will go toward those with relevant professional work or internship experience in public relations or a related field (agency experience is a plus). Salary will reflect level of experience and includes a great benefits package. Other perks include a gym membership, breakfast on Fridays, a weekly half-day work from home policy, summer flex hours, Wine Wednesdays, the “Wheel of Celebration” for work anniversaries, breakfast/lunch & learns, unlimited vacation time and paid maternity/paternity leave.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in proactive media relations efforts for target media (national, local and trade)
  • Work closely with supervisors and account team members to execute public relations strategies and achieve clients’ defined goals
  • Assist in content creation, such as press releases and advisories, thought leadership bylines and more
  • Conduct and synthesize research, including media landscape and competitor analyses
  • Compile comprehensive measurement reports detailing public relations and media relations efforts and outcomes
  • Research industry trends, press lists and more
  • Assist in event planning and coordination when needed
  • Commit to continuous learning and training opportunities
  • Practice leadership when supervising projects assigned to seasonal interns
  • Contribute to the well-being, development and growth of the agency

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field
  • Internships or 1-2 years of relevant professional work experience in public relations or a related field (agency experience is a plus)
  • Smart, creative, assertive and innovative individual who thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to collaborate with teams
  • Must be a versatile writer with both creative and technical writing experience
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of media relations (direct experience is a plus)
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge in social media, design, photography/videography are a plus

 

To apply, send your cover letter, resume with references, and writing samples to Greta Snell at greta@dittoepr.com.

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