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Global Media Intern--Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be a college student with good standing, studying hospitality, PR, or comms. Strong written and oral skills, organized, and passionate about travel, tourism, and DC. Join a team promoting Washington's hospitality and tourism economy.
  • You will create media pitches, build itineraries, manage coordination, update lists, draft content, research, assist with reports, track coverage, attend meetings, handle admin tasks, and audit materials.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in college; completed at least one year of college, in good academic standing.
  • Hospitality, Public Relations, Communications or relevant coursework majors strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated interest in the travel and tourism economy, enthusiasm for Washington, DC
  • Eagerness to learn from a team of dynamic, engaged professionals working to promote Washington, DC and its vital hospitality and travel and tourism economy

Responsibilities

  • Prepare media pitches with timely content including current events, holidays, F&B trends, museum exhibitions, etc.
  • Build media itineraries based on targeted pitches and angles
  • Project manage itinerary coordination and booking between DDC and member stakeholders
  • Create and update media lists using Excel
  • Draft content for quarterly journalist newsletter
  • Research editorial calendars for long-lead pitching
  • Assist in the management of international firm representation
  • Assist with quarterly media in-kind reports
  • Assist with tracking and quantifying media coverage
  • Attend weekly company-wide and team meetings as well as monthly departmental meetings
  • Administrative tasks including press kit preparation and media gift deliveries
  • Research as needed
  • Audit internal press materials

FAQs

What are the essential duties and responsibilities of the Global Media Intern at Destination DC?

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Global Media Intern include preparing media pitches, building media itineraries, project managing itinerary coordination, creating and updating media lists, drafting content for newsletters, researching editorial calendars, assisting with international firm representation, assisting with media in-kind reports, tracking media coverage, attending meetings, administrative tasks, and conducting research as needed.

What qualifications are required for the Global Media Intern position at Destination DC?

Qualifications required for the Global Media Intern position at Destination DC include being currently enrolled in college, having completed at least one year of college, majoring in Hospitality, Public Relations, Communications or relevant coursework, strong written and oral communication skills, superior organizational skills, attention to detail, enthusiasm for the travel and tourism economy, and eagerness to learn from a dynamic team.

What is the duration and other requirements for the Global Media Intern position at Destination DC?

The Global Media Internship at Destination DC requires a commitment of one semester with the possibility of extension, a minimum of 20 hours per week, availability during Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm EST, access to a reliable computer and internet for hybrid work, and following the company's policies for staff.

What is the work environment like for interns at Destination DC?

Interns at Destination DC will follow the company's policies for staff, work in a hybrid model with designated office days, and have the option to work from the office on other days as well. Reliable internet is required to work remotely.

How can interested candidates apply for the Global Media Intern position at Destination DC?

Interested candidates can apply for the Global Media Intern position at Destination DC by submitting a cover letter and resume through the company's careers portal at https://www.washington.org/careers.

Travel & Leisure
Industry
51-200
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Destination DC, the official destination marketing organization for the nation’s capital, is a private, non-profit membership organization of 930 businesses committed to marketing the area as a premier global convention, tourism and special events destination with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historic communities. By developing and executing centralized and cohesive sales and marketing strategies, Destination DC generates economic development for the city through tourism and meetings.