JOIN THE FUN

Interested in a career at JJPR? We are seeking the best and brightest public relations and marketing talent in the industry to join our team.

 

This opportunity will immerse you into the fast-paced real life here at JJPR: engaging with clients, creating pitches, facilitating research, writing press releases, social media strategizing, content creating and collaborating with some of the best in the business.  This is a unique opportunity to join a passionate and professional team in this exciting, ever-changing industry.

OPPORTUNITIES TO LOVE WHAT YOU DO

JJPR Fellowship Program

The JJPR Fellowship Program is a 12-week, full-time immersive work experience and agency training program beginning in late May and running through the middle of August. Open to recent college graduates or college seniors, this paid and highly competitive opportunity gives aspiring public relations, marketing and creative professionals the chance to learn from and work alongside the JJPR team. The JJPR Fellowship Program is designed to prepare soon-to-be or recent college graduates with a strong foundation and desired industry skills to land their first job in communications.

 

Compensation: Candidate(s) selected for the 12-week Fellowship Program will receive compensation and a stipend for expenses to be determined upon acceptance.

 

All fellowship candidates must provide resumés, writing and/or design samples and interview with agency personnel prior to acceptance.

PUBLIC RELATIONS FELLOWSHIP

Requirements
  • Working toward or holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, business, media or related fields
  • Available to work in person at the agency 3-5 days, 35-40 hours per week during summer months
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and social media platforms
  • Understand AP Style
  • Use excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Exhibit ability to independently complete tasks, while still knowing when to ask for help
  • Show an interest in creative writing
  • Share a passion to build relationships with media
  • Enjoy strategic problem solving and critical thinking
  • Possess excellent organization and time management skills
Skills You'll Learn
  • Account Service
    • Create meeting agendas, conference reports, hour reports and media reports to share with clients
    • Help create, support, execute, promote and measure the success of a variety of marketing communications projects for clients
    • Work in tandem with the account team on marketing and public relations project tasks and deliverables
  • Public Relations
    • Research and develop media lists in an online database to use for personalized media outreach on behalf of clients
    • Work with internal and external stakeholders to assist the drafting and distribution of customized media pitches, media alerts, news releases and other content to support client PR efforts
    • Draft print and digital materials for clients to support media outreach
  • Content Development
    • Research, create and curate monthly social media calendars, blogs and email marketing content while working alongside the account team, the creative team and clients
    • Research, interview and write newsletter and magazine articles for client publications
    • Conduct website content audits and assist with website copywriting
  • Social Media
    • Schedule social media content across multiple platforms
    • Contribute to the development of social media and communication audits
    • Analyze social media campaigns’ performance and make recommendations for improvements on engagement, targeting and content
  • Email Marketing
    • Learn the design, development and distribution processes of email marketing
  • Research
    • Research public relations and social media trends, and prepare forecast
    • Participate in weekly meetings and internal brainstorming sessions
    • Research and develop lists of influencers for client collaborations as well as seek out client competitors
What You'll Gain
  • Industry Experience and Skills
    • Familiarity of how public relations works in an agency atmosphere
    • Understanding of how business platforms and integrated softwares are used to carry out day-to-day tasks
    • Knowledge of how to conduct extensive research
    • Development of personalized pitches and creative writing
    • Development of social media calendars, email marketing designs and templates and blog content
  • Portfolio Development
    • Real-life work examples to build your portfolio
    • Resumé building and critique
  • Interview Experience
    • Job interview experience with a mock interview at completion of the fellowship with a review of your resumé and portfolio by agency team members

CREATIVE FELLOWSHIP

Requirements
  • Working toward or holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, information graphics, illustration, animation, branding and marketing, print and publications design, or digital/web design
  • Available to work in person at the agency 3-5 days, 35-40 hours per week during summer months
  • Must have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Suite software
  • Be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom)
  • Possess basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Use excellent verbal communication skills
  • Understand design research, strategy and design thinking process
  • Have a strong understanding of brand identity, typography, layout and illustration design skills
  • Understand how graphics work in marketing materials, blog content and website content
  • Have basic knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Possess a keen eye for detail and aesthetic
  • Have the ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Be innovative, strategic and and a critical thinker
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Exhibit the ability to independently complete tasks, collaborate and contribute to a team effort, while still knowing when to ask for help
  • Be a strategic problem solver
  • Have excellent organization and time management skills
Skills You'll Learn
  • Creative Development
    • Further skills in basic graphic design through implementation of social media graphics, flyers, fact sheets, newsletters and print pieces for client collateral
    • Understand overall brand identity and collateral usage for clients to maintain brand standards
    • Conceptualize and collaborate with designers to create innovative solutions
    • Create and support design for print and digital materials for clients
    • Research marketing and design trends for brand and graphic development
    • Prepare creative files for internal and external production
    • Work with internal groups to help create, support, execute, promote and measure the success of a variety of marketing communications and branding elements for creative projects
    • Execute design solutions based on initial conceptual and visual direction provided by agency team members
    • Work in tandem with the creative team on to execute project tasks and deliverables
  • Website
    • Manage and support website development and maintenance
    • Learn basic knowledge of WordPress and Squarespace site development
    • Understand website analytics
  • Email Marketing
    • Learn the design and development processes of email marketing
  • Research
    • Research graphic design, marketing and branding trends
    • Participate in weekly meetings and internal brainstorming sessions
What You'll Gain
  • Industry Experience and Skills
    • Familiarity of how creative works in an agency atmosphere
    • Understand how business platforms and integrated softwares are used to carry out day-to-day tasks
    • Development of social media graphics, website design, print and advertising materials to build your portfolio
    • Development and understanding of brand consistency and maintaining brand integrity
    • Enhanced understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud products (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom)
    • Basic knowledge of WordPress and Squarespace operating tools to build extensive websites
    • Enhanced design skills for social media graphics, email marketing, branding and print materials
    • Understanding how to read and interpret analytics from websites
    • Experience and competency in your field
  • Portfolio Development
    • Real-life work examples to build your portfolio
    • Resumé building and critique
  • Interview Experience
    • Job interview experience with a mock interview at completion of the fellowship with a review of your resumé and final portfolio by agency team members

JJPR Internship Program

We’re looking for candidates with excitement and energy around all things public relations or creative design. Have an eye for detail? Our ideal candidates are looking for an experience where they can work on task execution skills, as well as jump right into projects with a fresh perspective and ideas. Our interns have the drive to learn and excel in new scenarios, as well as a positive and all-hands-on-deck attitude. Ready to grow and learn what it’s like to really work in an agency?

 

Available internships:  
JJPR accepts one public relations intern and one creative intern for each spring and fall semester.

 

Compensation:  No monetary compensation; all internships are for college credit. JJPR Agency will work within prescribed parameters to provide interns credit hours with their respective college or university. All internship candidates must provide resumés, writing and/or design samples and interview with agency personnel prior to acceptance.

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

Requirements
  • Must receive college credit
  • Currently enrolled in college studying public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, business or media (rising college junior or seniors preferred; exceptions made upon request)
  • Available to work in the office 3-5 days per week
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Exhibit the ability to independently complete tasks, while still knowing when to ask for help
  • Understanding of AP Style, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in creative writing
  • Passion to build relationships with media
  • Strategic problem solver
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Skills You'll Learn
  • Research, create and curate monthly social media calendars 
  • Manage and support multiple social media platforms
  • Develop and distribute media alerts and press releases
  • Research public relations and social media trends
  • Participate in weekly meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Work with both internal groups and clients, to help create, support, execute, promote and measure the success of a variety of projects
  • Work in tandem with the account team on marketing and public relations project tasks and deliverables
What You'll Gain
  • Industry Experience and Skills
    • Write succinctly for social media, email marketing, blogs and media pitching
    • Read and interpret analytics from social media, email marketing and websites
    • Create and distribute media alerts and press releases
    • Research, build and update media lists and databases
    • Schedule, coordinate and attend various media appearances
    • Perform research and market analysis activities
  • Portfolio Development
    • Published, industry work samples to build your portfolio
    • Resumé building and critique

CREATIVE INTERNSHIP

Requirements
  • Must receive college credit
  • Currently enrolled in college studying graphic design (rising college junior or seniors preferred; exceptions made upon request)
  • Available to work in the office 3-5 days per week
  • Must have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Suite software
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom)
  • A basic understanding of brand identity, typography, layout and illustration design 
  • A basic understanding of how graphics work in marketing materials, blog content and website content
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute to a team effort, but also an ability to work independently
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS is a plus
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Keen eye for detail and aesthetic
  • Innovative, strategic and analytical thinker
Skills You'll Learn
  • Create social media graphics
  • Support creative team in development of newsletters and printed materials for clients
  • Research marketing and design trends for brand and graphic development 
  • Participate in weekly meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Learn to prepare files for internal and external production
  • Work with internal groups to help create, support, execute, promote and measure the success of a variety of marketing communications and branding elements for creative projects
  • Execute design solutions based on initial conceptual and visual direction provided by the account team or creative department
  • Work in tandem with the creative team on creative project tasks and deliverables
What You’ll Gain
  • Industry Experience and Skills
    • Basic understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud products  (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom)
    • Basic knowledge of WordPress and Squarespace operating tools to build extensive websites
    • Enhancing design skills for social media graphics, email marketing, branding and print materials
    • Industry experience and competency development
  • Portfolio Development
    • Resumé building and critique
    • Published, industry work samples to expand your portfolio