RLF Communications - Communications Intern

Company Description

RLF is a North Carolina-based strategic communications agency with a national reputation for providing clients with ideas, strategy and service to advance their brands and business objectives. Combining the intelligence and capabilities of a large firm with the dexterity and nimbleness of an independent shop, our expertise includes marketing, advertising, public relations, branding and creative work. Our clients are a mix of professional service firms, government agencies, foundations, lifestyle and consumer products, and S&P 500 companies.

Intern Responsibilities

RLF interns are given the opportunity to gain real-world PR experience in an agency setting as they are exposed to multiple facets of the firm and work closely with mid and senior-level account executives. Interns work on a variety of assignments such as developing media lists, drafting news releases, evaluating media coverage, writing social media posts, conducting research and assisting with special events.

Pay Rate

$1,500 upon internship completion



TBD based on intern availability. Minimum of 3 days in the office per week is preferred.

Start Date

End Date


Start / End date flexible?

Yes - must be able to complete all Fellows programming through second week of August.
Please note: all Fellows will attend the Leonard Kaplan Leadership Institute at the Center for Creative Leadership on either June 11 & 12, 2018 or June 18 & 19, 2018. If hired as an intern through the Fellows Program, you will attend one of the sessions in June.

Our organization is interested in hiring:

Undergraduate students
Work Authorization: Our organization will consider hiring interns with the following work authorization:

U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
International student legally authorized to work on a F1 Visa
International student legally authorized to work on a J1 Visa

Majors Seeking

Communication Studies, Public Relations, Marketing
Address of Internship location

532 S. Elm Street (located downtown!)

Required Qualifications:

Strong interpersonal communication skills, strong writing skills and professionalism
Preferred Qualifications:

Past internships, experience with AP style, media relations experience

Work Environment

We have a modern, open concept office space in the heart of downtown Greensboro. We often utilize team work, collaboration and group brainstorm sessions and have a very relaxed company culture.
Additional Internship Perks

Benefits • Build valuable verbal and written communication skills • Create a portfolio of writing samples • Participate in networking opportunities Requirements • Currently enrolled in a college or university • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines • Detail oriented • Strong writing skills and familiarity of AP style • Enthusiastic and proactive personality • Previous experience related to communications, public relations or marketing preferred Perks • Free beverages • Staff outings • Occasional catered lunch • Birthday celebrations • Mentoring lunch with CEO • Great office environment in the heart of downtown Greensboro

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