Public Relations Intern-Experian

Website Experian

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Experian’s North American corporate communications team is looking for an eager, hardworking and proactive individual who is interested in gaining practical and strategic public relations experience to join our team.

Initially, the role is expected to be remote (working from home), but may slowly transition to our North American headquarters based in Costa Mesa, CA. The role will include assisting the public relations team in performing day-to-day tasks, drafting content, and helping coordinate and execute public relations programming. This individual will work closely with the entire corporate communications team, including the internal public relations, employee communications and social media functions to help promote the Experian brand and protect the company’s reputation.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proficient understanding of public relations principles and tactics, basic experience with public relations tools and resources, a desire to implement innovative approaches to public relations campaigns, strong writing skills, and be a self-starter.

Responsibilities

Media Research – Assist the public relations team perform day-to-day tasks, such as uncovering new media opportunities, compiling media lists, managing editorial calendars, searching for news clips, tracking media activity and reporting.

PR Programming – Help the public relations team with the coordination and execution of campaigns, such as product launches, thought leadership and trade show/media events.

Content Creation – Draft content to support public relations programming, including the Experian Global News blog and social media channels, press releases, bylined articles and executive briefing documents.

Qualifications

    • A student in their senior year of college, or a graduate who has recently completed their degree in communications, journalism, public relations or a related field
    • Experience with a public relations agency or corporate public relations team is a plus
    • Knowledge of public relations principles and tactics, as well as a basic understanding of public relations tools and resources
    • Highly-motivated self-starter
    • Proactive, independent worker that also enjoys working in a team environment

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 17,800 people operating across 45 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Learn more at www.experianplc.com or visit our global content hub at our global news blog for the latest news and insights from the Group.

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word “Experian” is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.

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