Summer Internship: Public Relations & Events Gilt Groupe
Gilt Groupe is looking for excited, passionate and hard-working undergraduate students for this year?s Summer Internship Program! This summer, we will host interns across the business to gain experience in our fast-paced luxury ecommerce organization for 10 weeks, from June 9, 2014 through August 15, 2014. To be considered, as part of your application, you must submit a resume and a cover letter answering the question ?Why Gilt?? and outlining your areas of interest.
This is an unpaid, for-academic credit only internship. All interns are required to provide a letter of credit from their college or university and participate for the entirety of the program. If you want to seize a great opportunity at a growing tech company, get mentored by some of the industry?s best and make lasting professional relationships, please apply!
The Public Relations & Events Intern will support the Communications department. This role reports directly to the PR Director but will work alongside all areas of the department including PR, Events and Internal Communications. The intern will become fully integrated into the team and will gain valuable experience in all areas of public relations and event management. From drafting press releases to assisting on TV and photo shoots, the intern will develop skills necessary to grow in the communications industry.
At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will put together a print and TV pitch for fall trends and present to the team.
Pre-event preparation, including organizing event materials and coordinating basic logistics
On-site assistance in New York City events, including check-in and set-up
Help with gift cards and donation items for various charity events and opportunities
Work closely with the events team on daily events duties and large projects for upcoming events, including but not limited to: creative assets, guest lists, printed material and shot lists
Research new restaurants/event venues in top markets and update master list
Update national events calendar with large industry events
Aid in the preparation of daily and weekly sales pitches
Compile weekly press recaps
Help PR team with sample pulling, returns and inventory
Help PR team write pitches and track press hits
Manage PR closet
Help with daily administration-based tasks
Must be a college student and able to receive school credit
Strong communication skills
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Knowledge and interest in fashion and media
Ability to multitask and handle a fast-paced environment
Ability to work some evening events when needed
Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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