public relations intern

From May until August 2017, I interned in the Public Relations Department of The Brandon Agency, gaining extremely valuable and hands-on experience. The Brandon Agency is a marketing agency and certified brand strategist with over 120 employees and seven office locations. A few of the agency’s clients include Dunkin’ Donuts, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Athens Foods, and Hook + Gaff Watch Company.
Below is a list of the tasks I consistently dealt with throughout my internship:

  • + Drafted and distributed press releases and press kits
  • + Developed media lists and databases
  • + Contacted influencers on behalf of clients
  • + Created content calendars for social media clients
  • + Monitored news coverage
  • + Researched and compiled competitive analysis for a major client and its competitors


Public Relations, Social Media & Product Development Intern

In May of 2016, I served as the public relations, social media, and product development intern for Ella B. Candles. Ella B. Candles is a candle, diffuser, and scent brand, sold in over 1000 stores worldwide. Below is a list of my different responsibilities and tasks during the course of my internship.

  • + New product research & development for new merchandise line
  • + Asssisted with social media content and managing all social media platforms
  • + Website building and design
  • + Representing Ella B. Candles at industry trade show


Account Managementand Sales Intern

In July of 2015, I worked as the Account Management and Sales Intern for Anne Neilson Home, a subsidiary of the Anne Neilson Fine Art brand. The Anne Neilson Home brand is sold worldwide and includes a growing line of coffee table books, hand-poured candles, note cards, journals, and several other items. Anne Neilson originally began her work with her world renown oil paintings. Her angel paintings were in such high demand that the home line was launched. While working for Anne Neilson Home, I represented the brand at Atlanta’s Merchandise Market trade show and managed wholesale orders and new accounts.