NBC Universal Internship - Fall 2017 - Public Relations-Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida

Job Description

Expand your universe with Universal Orlando’s Campus 2 Career Internship Program! This program can provide not only extensive learning opportunities, but real world experience as well. An Internship with Universal Orlando offers abundant networking and exposure opportunities to one of the world’s top entertainment destinations. SUMMARY:Purposeof the internship is to allow student to gain firsthand experience and understanding ofPR and its role in a major organization.Responsibilitiesinclude assistingwith day-to-day information distribution, media pitching,coveragetracking, media management,etc. Will also have the opportunity toshadow major event planning and implementation foreventssuch as Volcano Bay,major TV productions and more.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Track media coverageand sentiments and provide weeklysummary reports to management

  • Participate in brainstormsessions

  • Develop various pressmaterials,including press releases and photo captions

  • Assist with implementingtactics and event planning,including broadcast shoots

  • Regularly update mediacontact lists

  • Assist media wanting toexperience Universal Orlando (complimentary tickets, tours,etc)and logging relevant info for their visits

  • Gather materials for media giveaways

  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established Universal Orlando policy, procedures, training and Team Member involvement activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

UO SERVICE EXPECTATIONS:

Practices the Universal Orlando Service Expectations–Set the Stage, Know Your Stuff, Wow’em Now, Be a Hero. Adheres to Universal Orlando’s appearance and wardrobe guidelines. Provides guests with accurate information. Practices “Look, Focus, Act” by continuously scanning the work environment and recognizing the service needs of guests and fellow Team Members. Takes ownership and demonstrates active listening and effective questioning to identify suitable, personalized options to efficiently meet or preferably exceed the service expectations of our guests or Team Members. Applies service recovery, as warranted.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution

  • Current class standing of Junior or above

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (official transcripts available upon request)

  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement

  • Approximate dates of this internship are from late August 2017 – early December 2017

  • Availability requirement typically includes 24-40 hours per week; Monday through Friday (may include weekends)

  • Preferred coursework completed: Public Relations, Communications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Previous experience in professional environment

  • “Go-getter” attitude

  • Ability to have professional interactions with media contacts in person, by phone and via email

  • Interested in learning about Public Relations

  • Must be efficient in Microsoft Office Programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities and organization

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Superior written & verbal communication skills

  • Work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines

  • Ability to work autonomously and/or in teams

  • Prior internship experience is preferred

ADDITIONAL INTERNSHIP INFORMATION:

In order to be considered, a resume is required with your application and must include major, anticipated gradation date and cumulative GPA.

Recent graduates will not be eligible for this program.

Universal Orlando does not provide housing. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.