Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc. is an experienced public affairs and marketing firm in Central California.
Providence specializes in developing strategic communications plans with extensive expertise in public affairs campaigns designed to produce successful project permitting. Our firm provides public relations support, website development, manages multiple social media accounts for our clients daily and much more. Our current clients include those in agriculture, water, retail, construction, oil and gas, transportation, healthcare, nonprofit and telecommunications.
The Public Relations Intern reports to the Project Coordinator(s) and primarily supports the development and execution of public affairs campaigns on behalf of our clients as well as assists with office administration tasks and other duties as assigned. This position is part-time and provides an opportunity for the intern to gain valuable job experience, business contacts and a better understanding of the marketing and public affairs field. Most positions extend 90 days.
Duties & Responsibilities
Research & databasing: Carry out research as needed for all client projects, the firm overall, and various initiatives. Databasing assignments as needed might include updating email blast lists and others.
Events: Assist with planning, organizing and executing community events.
Social Media: Work with the Project Coordinators to plan events and news posts on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Email Marketing.
Marketing: Develop basic graphic design materials for firm and clients. Create effective PowerPoint presentations and assist the speaker on behalf of clients at various meetings. Assemble press kits/client information packages as needed.
Fill in as a receptionist when the office manager is
Greet visitors in a friendly
Operate telephone system to answer the phone, check voicemail and transfer calls
Compose and follow-up on emails and general
General support to director of operations and other staff with data entry, photocopying and
Assist with office administration tasks as needed.
Physical Demands and Working Environment Mental
Mental – The incumbent must spend several hours in moderate concentration on the computer entering various types of information which requires attention to detail and high levels of
Physical – The intern will spend several hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. The intern will also have to do some lifting of supplies and
Environmental – Requires capability of performing essential job functions in established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances and occasional. Occasionally, the physical environment requires the employee to work outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid
Manual Dexterity – Requires use of hands and arms to operate personal computer, calculator, copy machine, telephone, and other general office equipment and to record written
Audible – Requires the ability to verbally communicate with clients, vendors, key contacts and internal departments in person and via
Visual – Requires the ability to read written documentation and reports, operate office equipment such as computers and printers and drive a
Preferably pursuing a degree in public affairs, communications, web design, marketing, journalism, public relations, advertising or related
Hard working team player with exceptional organizational skills and outstanding speaking and writing
Flexibility with hours – available for day and occasional evening meetings (will accommodate student schedule).
Must possess a reliable vehicle, have a valid California driver’s license, and be able to travel within Kern County.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software is
Spanish/English bilingual is a
The relationship between you and the Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc. is referred to as “employment at will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc.. No representative of Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc. has authority to enter into any agreement contrary to the foregoing “employment at will” relationship. You understand that your employment is “at will,” and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your at-will employment status, except for a written statement signed by you and either our Executive Vice-President/Chief Operations Officer or the Company’s President.