Public Relations Intern



Contact Person: VISIT FLORIDA PR Team

Application Deadline: October 22, 2019


VISIT FLORIDA®, the Official Tourism Marketing Corporation for the State of Florida, is seeking a public relations intern for the fall 2019 semester. Build your portfolio while working on both national and international media and influencer campaigns with an enthusiastic, cutting-edge PR team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the coordination of media events, such as missions, receptions and press trips.
  • Reporting on earned media results using Salesforce CRM platform.
  • Assisting the media with story ideas covering the state of Florida.
  • Assisting with vetting of social media influencers, bloggers and traditional journalists.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with VISIT FLORIDA’s Partners across the state.
  • Writing and editing press releases and talking points.
  • Learning the latest PR tactics and strategies from seasoned professionals.
  • Learning how to work with media and agencies in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Brazil, Mexico, Germany and China markets.
  • Drafting and sending digital marketing emails to VISIT FLORIDA Partners.
  • Creating press trip itineraries for media.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AP Style.
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design.
  • Experience with collaborating with a team.
  • Attention to detail and deadlines.

A stipend will be paid upon successful completion of the internship.

Internship can be used for class or graduation credit.


  • 20 hours per week.
  • Must be able to commute to Tallahassee-based headquarters.
  • Coursework or experience in public relations, journalism or a related field.
  • Must be a full-time student.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to [email protected].

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, July 22, 2019