INTERN - Veritas Communications
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INTERN

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: INTERN
REPORTS TO:  GROUP MANAGER & VICE PRESIDENT

Objective:
The Intern supports various account teams to ensure the timely, cost effective, quality management of all client projects.  This individual is expected to demonstrate the important characteristics that make us the Veritas brand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, analyzes and distributes media coverage and prepares reports
  • Prepares event kits, media lists and provides event logistic support
  • Conducts research and prepares reports
  • Assists account teams on client and agency projects
  • Understands the time tracking system and takes initiative to ensure timely and profitable completion of projects
  • Tracks time and submits timesheets on schedule
  • Proactively communicates any challenges meeting allotted deadlines, budgeted time to managers
  • Understands all agency protocols and processes
  • Attends brainstorming and internal meetings
  • Maintains media databases
  • Maintains work plans and monitors workflows and assignments on all projects
  • Assists in the development of presentations as required
  • Provides logistics support on client events
  • Understands and can use Online Marketing technologies and keeps abreast of best practices and latest developments
  • Covers reception and greets guests

 

Qualifications and Experience:
•     University degree preferably in PR, Media Relations or related industries
•     Minimum 3 months related experience

  • Understanding of the media industry
  • Understanding of the current online media landscape
  • Competent computer and database literacy in Powerpoint, Excel and Word (Mac platform also)
  • Solid communication abilities, including writing and editing
  • Ability to undertake activities with minimal to no direction (works autonomously)
  • Ability to manage a variety of projects at the same time (multi-tasking)
  • Knowledge of the industry, competitive environment and media contacts

 

Living the Veritas Brand:

 

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to our mission, vision, values and character
  • Collaboration on agency activities/working groups
  • Participation in Sound Bites, the Bright Spot program, Talent Farm and TD&F
  • Participation in training opportunities and memberships to improve skills and increase understanding of the industry
  • Has a positive attitude
  • Expresses an interest and desire to learn more about the activities of the agency
  • Interest and participation in agency CSR commitments