2022 PR Intern

BIGfish Communications 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’s Ring and 3D printing unicorn Formlabs, to leading tech startups in the autonomous vehicle and consumer electronics industries. The BIGfish team works closely together to brainstorm, collaborate, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

About the candidate

BIGfish 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

BIGfish 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: 14 weeks
Reports to: Account Coordinator
Academic Credit: Upon request
Compensation: Yes

How to apply

To apply for a public relations internship at BIGfish Communications, please send a cover letter and resume to interns@bigfishpr.com.


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

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 BIGfish and clients’ social growth and engagement
  • Monitoring and implementing social media trends and best practices

Semester Project

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

Administrative Duties

  • Attending meetings and taking notes
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Additional tasks as needed

Required Skills

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