Public Relations Intern- Fall | Lyric Opera of Chicago

Submitted by ttuckett on Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00pm

Time commitment: 14-25 hours per week

Compensation: Course credit available, $30 travel stipend per week


Brief description of duties:

  • Monitor news publications and distribute articles to staff as appropriate
  • Maintain media log of press mentions
  • Fulfill photo requests from media
  • Maintain press contact lists
  • Proof publications
  • Assist with press ticketing requests
  • Distribute press release
  • Assist members of the department(s) as necessary
  • Assist in preparation and management of press events
  • Send press invitations and manage RSVP list for special events


Required skills:

  • Good judgment and communication skills, strong writing and editing skills are essential
  • Professional, highly organized, detail oriented, self-starter
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Drive and Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Ability to work well with a team, some evening and weekend work may be requested
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, or related field


How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter, denoting the position of interest, to