The Advertising Council

PR & Social Media Intern

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 10:27 AM)
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Position:             PR & Social Media Internship

Location:            New York City - 10017

Start Date:         May 29, 2018

End Date:           August 3, 2018



Internship Responsibilities:

  • Assisting PR/SM team with day-to-day activities such as background research on reporters and influencers
  • Drafting press releases, PR plans, newsletter stories, blog posts and social media messaging
  • Contributing to PR and social media strategy brainstorming sessions
  • Monitoring Ad Council, campaign, issue and industry news coverage and content performance
  • Preparing coverage reports and summaries/analyses of public relations and social media activities



  • Social Media savvy – platforms beyond Facebook and Twitter
  • Excellent writer – can adjust copy to various mediums/audiences
  • Extraordinary verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Team Player who works well with others 


About the Ad Council:

The Ad Council is the largest producer of public service advertising and communications programs in the United States. Founded in 1942 as a private non-profit organization, the Ad Council marshals volunteer talent from the advertising industry to create awareness, motivate action, and drive social change.  Ad Council campaigns such as Smokey Bear, Love Has No Labels, Seize the Awkward, and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk,” have helped save lives and educate the public about crucial issues.


To learn more about the Ad Council and our impactful campaigns, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or view our PSAs on YouTube.


Contact Us:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to


The Ad Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:


Fax (212) 922-1676 or by mail to the Advertising Council, Attn: Human Resources, 815 2nd Avenue; 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017.


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