http://www.theempowermedia.com

Empower Media Group

About Empower Media Group

Empower Media Group is an independent, all inclusive boutique public relations, advertising design and branding firm with experience across a variety of industries and specializing in the Luxury, Fashion, Editorials, Entertainment markets as well as Media Relations, and advertising. ​ Our work is innovative, creative and results oriented. Our efforts are on-target and reach the audiences that matter, thanks to the long-term relationships we’ve established with others. We work hard, we work in excellence and we have fun doing it. ​ We maintain a select client base to ensure the highest level of personalized service and attention. We’ll feel like a part of your brand, yet as an outside agency we maintain objectivity and perspective. We’re passionate about our clients and our community. We consistently donate our time and services to organizations such as the CETA Foundation, GreenHouse Foundation, Dismas Charities, Otis Nixon Foundation, Sankofa.org, Hosea Feed the Homeless, Domestic Violence, Lupus Awareness and Ovarian Cancer. Public Relations Intern Description Qualified candidates should be ready to learn fast pace business etiquette, as well as industry savvy protocol. An ideal candidate is someone who is full of creative ideas and is eager to contribute in a team environment. The intern will grow in communication and writing skills, as well as receive hands on experience with celebrities, red carpet events, and mainstream media outlets. When the internship is completed you will be equipped with necessary tools to be effective in a professional PR career. Responsibilities: - Assist in administrative duties - Fully support company's PR strategy and execute it in a timely fashion - Create engaging content and email templates - Communicate and build relationships with team members and, current or future clients - Effectively manage company’s social media outlets - Create and distribute press releases and/ or client biography - Build and update media lists and contact databases - Schedule, coordinate and attend various events - Perform research and manage tasks effectively Requirements: - Strong desire to learn along with an assertive drive - Good listening skills - Solid understanding of the different social and social media networks - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Efficiency in MS Office - Passion for the entertainment, fashion, philanthropy and PR industry Social Media Internship Description Required Hours: 15-20 hours weekly RESPONSIBILITIES: - Collaborate on strategic social media marketing campaigns that drive premium traffic to external web sources; increase social media followings; increase engagement with social media audiences; establish business partnerships; drive word of mouth buzz; and bottom- line sales opportunities - Identify and engage target media contacts, influencers, campaign partners and brand ambassadors - Produce social media content - Prepare social media reports to track the success Social Media Candidates must have experience with and be currently engaged on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Spotify, Google+, Instagram). An interest in social marketing trends and analytics is also necessary. Responsibilities include: updating our social media channels, engaging with followers and creating social campaigns to build our following. SEO knowledge is a plus. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES/CREDENTIALS: - Amazing social media, content development, and audience engagement experience is a plus! - Strong research skills - Minimum 1-2 years of experience in social media, PR or marketing fields is ideal! - Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely in English - Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines - Must be at least 18 years of age with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in English, Communication, Journalism, Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship or a related field - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator and multiple Social Media platforms is ideal KEY PERSONALITY TRAITS: - Love everything about social media - Exceptional communication skills - Exceptional multitasking - Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction - Ability to work both independently and remotely - Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline - We think it should go without saying, but you should be a bit of a beauty and fashion junkie! • *You don't need to be a student but can get credit if you are** Magazine Journalist & Content Editor Internship Description Internships Our magazine publications offer a comprehensive internship program for college and graduate students. (We are unable to accept interns who have already completed undergrad unless they are currently enrolled in graduate school.) Internships require approximately ten to fifteen hours of work per week; these hours may be distributed across days of the intern’s choosing. Positions are unpaid but offer invaluable experience in all aspects of magazine journalism. A stipend of $30 a month is available to cover the costs of parking downtown or taking MARTA for local interns. Applicants must select one of the following areas of focus, plus one optional backup: EDITORIAL Editorial internship: Interns are responsible for fact-checking, proofreading, research, and occasional writing for the print magazine and website. Candidates should exhibit strong grammar and writing skills and have previous professional experience (preferably at a newspaper/magazine). A major in journalism or English is preferred. Current Events & News internship: News interns will get an up-close look at reporting on—and writing about—local and statewide issues including politics, social justice, and philanthropy for iamempower.com In addition to reporting and writing, interns will conduct research, generate ideas, and help produce longer stories. Experience reporting on government and government departments is a plus but not required. Empower Magazine’s Fashion Internship: Interns will work directly with the editor-in-chief of Empower Magazine. Responsibilities include reporting and writing about industry events for the magazine’s website, assisting on photoshoots, and trend and product research, as well as some organizational tasks. Ideal candidates will have some journalism experience (published clips or coursework) and an eye for fashion, art, style, and design. The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism (or be a journalism major), experience writing for a website, magazine or blog and a passion for all things fashion and beauty. An eye for forecasting fashion and beauty trends, curating stories for a teen reader and a concise consumer of what’s hot, what’s not and what could definitely be the next cool thing. Responsibilities include: writing and editing copy, brainstorming features and coming up with creative pitches for fashion/beauty articles. Social Media Candidates must have experience with and be currently engaged on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Spotify, Google+, Instagram). An interest in social marketing trends and analytics is also necessary. Responsibilities include: updating our social media channels, engaging with followers and creating social campaigns to build our following. SEO knowledge is a plus. Digital internship: Interns will gain hands-on experience producing content for iamempower.com. Responsibilities can include but are not limited to: uploading stories from the magazine to our website, research, working with the website’s archives, building email newsletters, and pitching and writing stories for the website. Candidates should exhibit strong writing skills. Experience in WordPress is strongly encouraged; courses in digital journalism a plus. Dining internship: The dining internship is an exceptional opportunity to explore the city’s culinary roots and report on local restaurants, events, and chefs. The intern will write and report stories for dining section of the magazine’s website. The successful candidate will have prior publishing experience, strong writing and reporting skills, the ability to generate fresh story ideas, and of course, a passion for food! Business & Technology Startup/Tech Journalist (Internship) Description Through well-researched exposition, connecting people to the creators, tastemakers and achievers across multiple arenas, as well as sparking conversation around the cultural themes that impact the world around you. Intern will cover all business and market oriented content that identifies with Empower Magazine. Responsibilities: Write a weekly commentary on all things related to tech and the startup world. Write a bi-weekly profile on entrepreneurs in the startup community across various sectors. Write regular content related to starting your own business. Write regular content focused on professional development. Note: Metro San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and New York residents strongly encouraged to apply. However any location is acceptable as we have remote opportunities. ART Photography internship: We are looking for a student who is comfortable handling photography equipment and lighting, well-versed in Adobe Photoshop, and familiar with stock photo agencies. Responsibilities include organizing issue artwork, scouting and researching, and assisting on photo shoots. Interns will also undertake photography assignments, skills permitting. Candidates should be organized, deadline-driven, and effective in communicating over the phone, in person, or via email. Design internship: We’re looking for a design intern to work in the art department of Empower Magazine. Responsibilities include: participating in the planning of the art that goes in the magazine; helping on photo shoots; assisting in the design and production of editorial pages; and designing sales and marketing materials. We are looking for students with solid understanding of graphic design principles, interest in editorial design and experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop. Candidates should be organized, deadline-driven, and effective communicators. MARKETING Marketing internship: Interns have the opportunity to learn the many different facets of magazine publishing, including production, sales, marketing, public relations, event and database development, accounting, and business planning. They assist in creating and executing communications and marketing strategies, researching and coordinating mailings, updating website listings, and coordinating special events. Note: The marketing internship is only offered during the summer semester. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Please email the following: Cover letter clearly indicating your desired area of focus and (optional) backup area of focus in the first sentence Resume Two references Along with: Three published clips (editorial internships) Three writing samples (marketing) Photography portfolio (photo) Design portfolio (design) Optional: Relevant portfolio or personal website To: Editorial: Stephanie Davis info@theempowermedia.com PR Journalism Internship Description Description We are a small PR company looking for a journalism intern who can assist us with writing and media placements on behalf of our clients. We have clients ranging from Entertainment, Fashion, Authors, Life Coach, Nonprofit. Real Estate and much more. Casual environment and fun atmosphere. Responsibilities We would like our journalism intern to write stories, create press releases and help us come up with interesting topics to keep our clients in the media. Day to day work will include working with the team to assess the needs of our clients and create topics for blogs and news releases.

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Journalist Intern

September 2018 Atlanta, GA
“Being able to network with different people from different backgrounds. The projects I worked on were fun & great learning experiences.”
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