TORCH Alum Jennifer Vasquez, who now works at PR Agency Edelman as a Senior Account Executive along with fellow TORCH Alum and current TORCH Programming and Alumni Coordinator Francis Carrero attended ADCOLOR® 2013 in September. They both participated in the ADCOLOR® Futures Class. Launched in 2012, ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a program geared towards nurturing the industry talent of tomorrow.
Jennifer reflected on her experience on her agency’s blog: http://www.edelman.com/post/celebrating-diversity-at-the-adcolor-2013-awards-and-industry-conference/ .
PR Fall Internship Opportunity at Taylor Strategy – http://taylorstrategy.com/
As part of our goal to recruit and develop exceptional talent, we provide our interns with a rewarding experience and ensure them greater exposure from top-to-bottom across the agency. We continue to look for college students or recent graduates who are eager to learn, motivated to succeed, and are passionate about an opportunity that will put them on a successful career path.
Interns at Taylor receive hands-on experience and have the opportunity to be a member of designated account team or department as well as to work directly with senior members of the organization. We have a detailed curriculum for interns to learn and experience a variety of aspects of the public relations business gaining exposure to areas such as:
- Conducting media outreach
- Participating in creative brainstorm sessions
- Assisting with event planning
- Staffing and attending media events such as satellite media tours, press conferences and in-studio client appearances
- Researching and writing press releases
Each intern is also assigned a mentor to guide them throughout the program.
In addition, interns receive a welcome kit that consists of various resources to acclimate them to our industry.
The kit includes:
- Goal setting worksheet
- Links to various research articles
- Intern Project Overview
- PR Glossary of terms
How to Apply:
To be considered for an internship, click on the link below and follow the steps to complete the online application.
Once you submit your application, it will be reviewed by the hiring team. You will be contacted if you are selected for further consideration.
Fall Application <https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1597551>
Resumes or applications will only be accepted via the online application process.
Eligibility: College juniors, college seniors, and recent college graduates
Fields: Public Relations/Marketing
Duration: Fall (12 weeks) Sept – Dec – Spring (12 weeks) Jan – May – Summer (10 weeks) June – Aug
About Taylor and the Internship:
We’re Built Differently
As part of our commitment to the Public Relations industry, Taylor focuses on nurturing talent to encourage them to choose a career in public relations and marketing. Each year, we enthusiastically host student interns across all of the Taylor offices. We continue to look for students who are eager to learn, motivated to succeed, and are passionate about an internship that will put them on a successful career path.
Interns at Taylor receive hands-on experience and have the opportunity to be a member of designated account teams as well as to work directly with senior members of the organization. We have a detailed curriculum for interns to learn and experience a variety of aspects of the public relations business gaining exposure to areas such as:
- Research and Measurement
- Media Relations
- media outreach
- media list development
- satellite media tours
- press conferences
- develop press releases
- Video production and in-studio client appearances
- Participate in creative brainstorm sessions and strategy sessions
- Assist with event planning
- New business research and preparation
As an entrepreneurial mid-size agency, Taylor seeks candidates who are eager to learn about our business and are interested in a collegial yet stimulating environment. We are seeking strategic thinkers with excellent oral and written communication skills, intellectually curious and a firm commitment to the profession. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is a must.
The program is a full-time commitment based upon the needs each semester of each Taylor office.
We are currently looking to hire Spring interns in the following locations: New York, Los Angeles, Charlotte, and Chicago.
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume, include writing samples (limit to 2 pages), with specific subject line (see below) to firstname.lastname@example.org
***TORCH Alum submit applications to: ADoyle@taylorstrategy.com
In order to be considered, you will need to copy and paste the internship location of choice into your subject line. See below:
- NY Internship
- LA Internship
- Chicago Internship
- Charlotte Internship
Named “Consumer Agency of the Decade” by The Holmes Group, Taylor has partnered with some of the world’s leading consumer brands, using lifestyle, sports and entertainment platforms to drive consumer engagement. Founded in 1984, Taylor has over 100 employees with headquarters in New York and offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlotte and London.
- Play a utility/support role on assigned accounts by locating media placements, proactively pitching local media, and preparing clips for client distribution.
- Increase awareness and interest in each client’s business to help meet their needs effectively.
- Conduct research and analysis and create necessary reports for client distribution.
- Respond to requests from clients, account staff and other agency employees in a professional and timely manner.
- Coordinate production of projects involving word processing, proofreading, editing, and making arrangements with agency vendors for video/photo production and press materials.
- Coordinate and distribute press materials, press kits and mailings for account teams.
- Attend necessary account team meetings and participate in events as part of overall team.
- Cultivate and exhibit strong organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Prioritize multiple assignments and handle high volume detail work.
- Strive for personal and professional growth enabling Taylor to maintain a competitive advantage by providing clients with exceptional value and service.
- Exhibit a strong working knowledge of social media and digital platforms
Desired Skills & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or a related field.
- Above average usage of grammar, spelling, punctuation and mathematics.
- Knowledge of contemporary business procedures, computer functions and phone etiquette.
- One year of agency and/or corporate public relations experience, specifically working with consumer brands, is a plus.
To learn more about Taylor visit our website www.taylorstrategy.com.
Submit resume and cover letter to: ADoyle@taylorstrategy.com
Taylor is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Taylor via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Taylor HR will be deemed the sole property of Taylor. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Taylor as a result of the referral or through other means.
Taylor is a brand counselor and marketing communications partner to a select portfolio of the world’s leading consumer brands. Named “Consumer Agency of the Decade” by The Holmes Group, Taylor has partnered with some of the world’s leading consumer brands, using lifestyle, sports and entertainment platforms to drive consumer engagement. Founded in 1984, Taylor has over 100 employees with headquarters in New York and offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlotte and London.
The Marcus Graham Project is offering spots for their iCR8 summer boot camp program! This program is designed to help you enhance your skills and experience within the advertising, PR and marketing fields. The program will consist of relevant topical case studies, projects and the development of marketing/media concepts in response to selected topics. I have included all the details below.
If you decided to apply make sure you mention TORCH!
The application deadline has been officially extended for The Marcus Graham Project summer boot camp program. The new deadline has been extended to Friday January 14, 2011. Please encourage those interested in advancing their careers in the advertising, marketing and media industries to apply IMMEDIATELY and use their holiday break wisely.
We will also host a Q&A about the boot camp on our radio show, “The Drum” on January 9th. Mark your calendar and also learn more about one of the boot camp assignments, developing an iPad app for John Legend’s non-profit, The Show Me Campaign.
Candidates must posses a general knowledge of marketing, as well as exhibit creative spirit and strong communication/organizational skills. The type of participants that we are looking for include: social media, marketing, graphic design, copywriting, creative technology, video/audio production, video editing, events/promotions, research, and public relations. You must be willing to learn an extreme amount of valuable information in a short period of time.
Ideal candidates should seek to build resume experience, while gaining invaluable networking and knowledge about the industry. If you are interested in this opportunity, please register on our social networking site and download the application packet at: http://www.marcusgrahamproject.org/?page_id=20.
The Marcus Graham Project is a national network of diverse professionals that have purposed themselves in developing the next generation of thought leadership within the advertising, media and marketing industry. Our mission is to identify, expose, mentor and train ethnically diverse men and women between the ages of 16 and 34 in all aspects of the media industry, including advertising, entertainment and marketing.The vision of the Marcus Graham Project (MGP) is to provide long-term access to information, technology, financial and people resources that will strategically develop a viable pool of talent and leadership within the industry.
Check out their website: http://www.marcusgrahamproject.org/