Sirius XM Radio Inc. Intern, Public Relations - Part-Time in New York, New York

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Intern, Public Relations - Part-Time


New York



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Job Description

Position Type: Internship

Session: Fall 2018 ( September 17 - December 7, 2018)

Location: New York, NY

Position Summary:

SiriusXM interns don't just make coffee, they're on-air, on projects and making valuable contributions to SiriusXM. Join our internship program and learn about the radio world and get hands-on experience in your field of study.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support all members of the PR/communications staff.

  • Learn to develop and implement publicity strategies for SiriusXM's programming and products.

  • Learn to create various press materials including writing press releases and media alerts.

  • Assist in creating and distributing press materials.

  • Monitor programming for possible press opportunities.

  • Support staff members as they fulfill daily media inquiries.

  • Update and organize SiriusXM's media contacts and distribution lists.

  • Research outlets for new PR opportunities.

  • Track SiriusXM's mentions in various press outlets.

  • Assemble press clip packs to show the reach of SiriusXM's publicity efforts.

  • Learn to plan and manage press events.

  • Work closely with SiriusXM talent relations when interacting with guests and talent.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be enrolled in a U.S. based college, university or trade school to qualify. Students who have completed at least two years of college are preferred.

  • Current or previous enrollment in communications or public relations classes preferred.

  • Prior internship or working experience in PR preferred.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Good project management and planning skills.

  • Good personnel management skills.

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to pay attention to details.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Familiar with SiriusXM Programming.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

Please note all SiriusXM internships are paid.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.