Boutique PR agency, Purple is looking for Fall Interns for the following departments: Beauty, Lifestyle and Digital. This is the perfect opportunity if you are looking to take your first steps into PR. You will get an insight into the running of a thriving boutique PR agency and will gain hands on experience in luxury PR & marketing. Interns must be available at least 3 days per week, flexible schedule.
You will be a hard-working, multi-tasked, and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a small team and has an interest in luxury PR. Previous experience is not necessary, but an understanding of the industry is vital. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Fashion GPS preferred. Internship is unpaid, Purple will provide reimbursement for travel costs (including Metrocard). College credit offered but not required. Interns must be able to work from August through December.
- Merchandising and organizing the showroom
- Managing sample trafficking, coordinating sample loans and send outs
- Managing team stationery needs and beauty stock levels
- Coordinating image and press kit send outs
- Scanning and formatting coverage
- Updating contact lists and media databases
- Assisting with special events, pre and post event management
- Day-to-day operations of the agency
Purple represents a variety of brands across different areas of expertise including beauty, fashion, lifestyle, hospitality, and music. Purple is independent in philosophy, attitude and operation—offering a boutique in-house approach, the strategic requirements of each client are individually tailored from the outset. Founded in London in 1998, Purple now has offices in London, New York City and Los Angeles. The agency’s services cover press relations, editorial procurement, cultural partnerships and programming, product placement, and high profile event management.
Based in downtown New York and West Hollywood, Purple represents a number of global clients in beauty, lifestyle and fashion including Lancôme, EDITION Hotels, PUBLIC Hotel, Bang & Olufsen, ALEXACHUNG, Marcelo Burlon and many more fantastic brands.
Please email resume and cover letter to jobsNY@purplepr.com with subject line Fall Internship. Please advise the location of your interest (New York or Los Angeles).