Interested in gaining invaluable professional experience and learning how the worlds of politics and communications come together behind the scenes?
K2 & Company is looking for a paid intern working remote for the fall semester. We are a growing Public Relations and Public Affairs agency in the Twin Cities with clients across the Midwest and nationally. Our firm’s services include strategic communications planning and execution, crisis communications, media relations, public affairs advocacy, social media services, media training, campaign consulting, and fundraising and development. We are looking to hire an intern who can multitask and work in a fast-paced environment assisting political campaigns with communications needs. You will gain unparalleled real-world experience if you become part of the K2 team!
Rate and Hours: $20/hour, 20-30 hours/week
Looking for: Juniors, Seniors, Grad Students or recent college graduates
Support the Campaign Communications Team on political communications projects
Manage daily clips for political clients
Draft short and long form written materials for clients including press releases, opinion editorials, letters to the editor, and/or social media content
Work with media on behalf of our clients to pitch and place stories
Help manage press lists
Research projects on behalf of clients
Help our team brainstorm, strategize, execute and bring results to clients
Excellent written and communication skills
Willingness to learn, grow and be part of the K2 team
Strong attention to detail
Ability to manage sensitive information with a high level of discretion and good judgment
Previous campaign or Capitol Hill experience a plus
*Please note this role will involve working with Republican clients. You must be comfortable and interested in working on projects that align with these values.
Location: The K2 & Co. office is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but this position would be fully remote.
Contact: Brittany Yanick, email@example.com
Deadline: Please send your resume, two writing samples and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 18, 2023.