Public Relations Intern

Position Summary

Are you passionate about pitching? Do you have an eye for news stories and publicity materials? Do you enjoy research and learning more about companies and brands?

Motivf is looking for candidate(s) who embrace hard work and thrive in self-driven environments. The candidate(s) should be available for a 6 to 8 week internship starting in June 2020. The PR intern will assist our team in the execution of web-based products/site launch with the objective of promoting and raising attention for 2 or 3 campaigns. The PR intern must have an independent work ethic, strong intellectual curiosity, and a desire to collaborate and work on a team.


  • Compile news summaries

  • Conduct research

  • Create media lists, publicity materials and media kits

  • Draft, disseminate and pitch media alerts and press releases

  • Monitor media

  • Participate in brainstorms and project meetings

  • Study the creative marketplace, asses competitor’s work, and stay current with client industry, trends, and competition

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet deadlines

  • Fast learning ability for new systems

  • Excellent communication, team-building and presentation skills

  • Impeccable time management and prioritization skills

  • Naturally curios about industry, client, and academic news, and fascinated by the continual evolution of digital media disciplines and technologies

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in progress in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related filed

  • Familiar with marketing research and measurement best practices

  • Familiar with marketing and communications data management tools and technologies

  • Public Relations experience


Position Location:

Arlington, Virginia