Intern

BackBay Communications is seeking a university student or recent college graduate with an interest in gaining entry-level experience in PR/Marketing. We’re looking for a self-starter who is detail-oriented and engaged in their work. Our clients are primarily in private equity, investment management and fintech.

Responsibilities

  • Assist senior team members with day-to-day management of client accounts, including reporting
  • Participate in brainstorms and client calls
  • Conduct and compile research, including but not limited to media lists and speaking opportunities
  • Perform daily media monitoring and compile media clips
  • Assist with media outreach
  • Draft content (e.g. social media posts, media briefs, press releases)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Intellectually curious
  • Prior internship experience, preferably in PR/communications or financial services
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Interest in business, particularly financial services
  • Ability to effectively multitask
  • Knowledge of traditional and social media
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to own an initiative and execute to completion

About the Internship

  • The duration of the position is a minimum of 12 weeks, with potential to hire fulltime as an Account Coordinator
  • Interns are paid hourly, and are non-exempt employees

BackBay Description

BackBay Communications is a strategic integrated communications firm focused on the financial services sectors, including private equity, investment management, insurance, banking and financial technology. BackBay offers a unique combination of content and creativity. BackBay’s services include advertising, branding, content marketing, events, marketing materials, websites, and PR. BackBay is highly regarded for its thought leadership initiatives and relationships with the major business media. With offices in Boston and London, BackBay serves companies across the United States and Europe, and elsewhere through strategic partnerships. BackBay offers a competitive salary, full benefits package, great work environment and opportunity for advancement. Contact If interested, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@backbaycommunications.com with the subject line: Intern.