PR Intern

BIG FISH PR is a boutique agency based in Boston that provides public relations and corporate communications services to disruptive brands and companies. We help our clients redefine industries through thoughtful storytelling and strategic campaigns. Our clients range from major corporations like Amazon and 3D printing unicorn Formlabs, to leading tech startups in the autonomous vehicle and consumer electronics industries. The tight-knit BIG FISH PR team works closely together to brainstorm, collaborate, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

We offer a flexible work-life balance, remote or hybrid work environment and fun perks, including generous vacation days, TSA pre-check, monthly team lunches, gym membership and remote work expense reimbursements. We value each and every employee and give them the opportunity to make an impact for our clients, advance their careers, and focus on the areas of the business they are most interested in.

As a boutique agency, we are a dedicated crew that works hard, has fun, and supports one another. BIG FISH PR is built around the idea that innovative people, their ideas, and the brands they work for, should have their stories seen and heard. To that end, we encourage and empower our team to be audacious, curious, and think creatively to solve client communication challenges and achieve success.

BIG FISH PR values diversity and belonging, and we are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All individuals seeking employment at BIG FISH PR are considered without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, socioeconomic status, pregnancy, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

About the candidate

BIG FISH PR is seeking a motivated, energetic and highly organized individual looking to grow and learn in a small team environment to act as a part-time public relations intern. PR and communications majors in their junior and senior years of college with past internship experience are preferred. Excellent communication skills and a strong interest in public relations, social media and technology are essential to succeed in this position.

About the job

BIG FISH PR interns support the account team members with their day-to-day responsibilities managing clients and executing campaigns.

Job type: Part-time, hybrid/remote
Job length: 10-14 weeks
Reports to: Assistant Account Manager
Academic Credit: Upon request
Compensation: Yes


Public Relations

  • Building and maintaining media lists
  • Drafting and sending pitches and media materials
  • Managing media relations and conducting outreach on behalf of clients
  • Writing media backgrounder documents for clients prior to briefings
  • Reviewing incoming HAROs and Google Alerts
  • Tracking all press coverage and clipping press hits
  • Attending meetings and taking notes

Social Media

  • Drafting and posting Tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram posts
  • Writing and editing blog posts and drafting copy for website articles
  • Tracking and analyzing BIG FISH PR and clients’ social growth and engagement
  • Monitoring and implementing social media trends and best practices

Semester Project

  • Creating and executing a communications plan for BIG FISH PR
  • Maintaining events/awards/speaking engagement calendars
  • Identifying key industry trends and staying up-to date on current events
  • Securing print and online coverage for BIG FISH PR through targeted media outreach

Required Skills

  • Excellent writer
  • Social media savvy
  • Extremely organized
  • Professional demeanor
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficient multitasker
  • Resourcefulness
  • Drive to succeed
  • Attention to detail

HALF-DAY FRIDAYS. FLEXIBLE WORK HOURS. Hybrid & Remote WORKPLACE. Team outings. parental leave. paid volunteering. insurance.