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WE'RE HIRING!

Position: Internship
Submission Deadline: November 24, 2017

BROOKLINE PUBLIC RELATIONS, INC., one of Canada’s leading boutique agencies is growing and looking for the best qualified candidate for a Public Relations Intern in our Calgary office. Recently named the fastest growing agency in Canada by PR in Canada, Brookline is looking for our next Brookline ApPRentice to join our amazing team.

Note: This is a full-time intern position from January-April 2018 with an option to renew.

About the Brookline ApPRenticeship Program

The ApPRenticeship Program at Brookline Public Relations offers a unique take on the traditional internship experience. As one of Canada’s leading boutique PR agencies, we believe that our student/teaching programs should also lead the way in providing the next generation of PR professionals with well-rounded opportunities to both learn about and participate in real-world PR scenarios. Our ApPRentices are welcomed as full members of the team and given opportunities to work on the same variety of projects as our full-time staff. ApPRentices are also paired up with full-time team members who offer support and guidance during their time at Brookline.

The ApPRenticeship Program is so much more than an internship and we invite all students studying public relations, communications and/or marketing to make it the next stop on their journey to an exciting and exceptional career in public relations.

About our culture:

Brookline’s corporate culture also aligns closely with the values of the ApPRenticeship Program and being part of the Brookline team will rock your world, in a good way. We encourage all ApPRentice participants to tap into the Brookline Pillars – fresh, creative, solid and professional – as they dive head first into the excitement of agency life. We’re in the business of service - we’re passionate about our craft, clients and producing solid results. A team is only as good as its players, and we thrive on creating and supporting an all-star cast. Whether it’s fun days, team celebrations, to professional opportunities, challenging projects and a fast-paced environment, we know how to work hard and play hard.

This candidate must have:

•Strong writing skills, including the ability to write press releases, media advisories, website content and media briefings
•Strong understanding of social media and ability to develop and execute digital content
•Strong research skills
•Critical thinking skills
•Strong organizational skills
•The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
•The ability to work well in a group setting
•High professional and ethical standards for self and others
•Desire to learn about agency life and work
•Desire to go the “extra mile”

The chosen candidate will be responsible for:

•Pitching the media for various client stories
•Supporting with social and digital media projects
•Assisting in event planning and coordination
•Developing media lists and editorial calendars
•Writing a variety of communications pieces
•Conducting research for various client projects
•Media scanning for issues, trends and opportunities related to various clients

Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week
Wage: Hourly

Please submit resume and cover letter to Shama Walji at swalji@brooklinepr.com by November 24.

About Brookline Public Relations, Inc.

Brookline Public Relations, Inc. is one of Canada’s leading boutique public relations agencies. Our firm is dedicated to helping organizations build awareness, credibility and strong reputations worldwide. We deliver PR campaigns that support our clients' goals by implementing fresh and creative communications strategies with a solid and professional approach.

Our passionate and driven team goes the extra mile for clients by challenging the status quo and never stopping at “good enough”. We attract smart self-starters who enjoy a collaborative, efficient workplace. Our environment is chic, sharp, energetic, passionate, friendly, unique and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.

For more information please visit www.brooklinepr.com.


At Brookline Public Relations, we have a unique and dedicated team that ensures our clients receive the highest quality of work. We are always looking to discover passionate PR professionals with the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that can help us maintain our proven track record.

If you want to expand your skills at a leading public relations agency and look forward to spending each day working with clients in a wide variety of industries, then Brookline is the place for you.

E-mail us at careers@brooklinepr.com

About our culture:

Being part of the Brookline team will rock your world, in a good way. Four words demonstrate who we are and what we do: fresh, creative, solid and professional. We’re in the business of service - we’re passionate about our craft, clients and producing solid results. A team is only as good as its players, and we thrive on creating and supporting an all-star cast.

Whether it’s fun days, team celebrations, perks, personal “me” days, to professional opportunities, challenging projects and a fast-paced environment, we know how to work hard and play hard.

For almost 13 years, we have been fully non-billable. That means no timesheets, no tracking hours, just doing great work!

If you think agency life is for you, we would love to learn more about you and your qualifications, which should include:
• Minimum of 1-4 years of experience in public relations, communications and/or media relations
• Keen interpersonal skills
• Stellar research capabilities
• Client service excellence
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Excellent public relations writing skills
• The ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proven track-record to meet tight deadlines with changing priorities
• Creativity, enthusiasm and flexibility
• Social media savvy
• Remarkable time-management skills and the ability to balance multiple accounts
• Desire to go the “extra mile”
• Multi-media experience and familiarity with media tracking software platforms is a plus
• Previous agency experience is an asset

The chosen candidate will be responsible for:
• Pitching media and influencers for various client stories
• Supporting with social and digital media projects
• Assisting in event planning and coordination
• Developing media lists and editorial calendars
• Writing a variety of communications pieces
• Conducting research for various client projects
• Work with internal and external teams and clients.
• Media scanning for issues, trends and opportunities related to various clients

In addition, the successful candidate must have a post-secondary degree (Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business and/or related). Previous agency experience is an asset.

About Brookline:
Brookline Public Relations, Inc. is one of Canada’s leading boutique public relations agencies. We deliver PR campaigns that support our clients' goals by implementing fresh and creative communications strategies with a solid and professional approach.

Our passionate and driven team goes the extra mile for clients by challenging the status quo and never stopping at “good enough”. We attract smart self-starters who enjoy a collaborative, efficient workplace. Our environment is chic, sharp, energetic, passionate, friendly, unique and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. For more information please visit www.brooklinepr.com.

If Brookline sounds like the perfect fit for you, please submit your resume with cover letter to:

Shama Walji
Administrative Coordinator
swalji@brooklinepr.com

Culture

Brookline Public Relation's Culture Club’s core purpose is to acknowledge hard work and celebrate wins in fun, spontaneous ways by inclusively surprising and delighting team members to inspire a cohesive, supportive team.  

Being part of the Brookline team will rock your world, in a good way. 

We believe in delivering our work in a fresh, creative, solid and professional way. We always put our best foot forward: we are passionate about our craft, our clients and building solid results. 

A team is only as good as its players, and we thrive on creating and supporting an all-star cast. Whether it’s fun days, team celebrations, perks, personal “me” days, to professional opportunities, challenging projects and a fast-paced environment, we know how to play hard and work hard. 

We understand the importance of individually building your career, while feeling completely supported by your team. 

At Brookline, we attract smart self-starters who can also work collaboratively; those who can celebrate the accomplishments of the team in a genuine way. We are in the business of service, and excel at great ideas, stellar client relations, and strong execution, always.

Look out – Brookline loves to surprise and delight – our clients and each other!  

Our environment is chic, sharp, energetic, passionate, smart, fast-paced, and always moving forward. No two days are ever the same, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. Check out some of the things we offer below!

Extended Health & Dental Coverage

Health & Wellness Spending Account: Annual allotment to spend on any health related activities or equipment.

Vacation: New full-time employees are automatically eligible for two weeks vacation annually. After three years of service, Brookline offers three weeks of vacation and after five years, an extended custom package will be created to suit individual needs. Additional time off is enjoyed by all while the office is shut down between Christmas and New Years.

Education Reimbursement: Brookline will reimburse tuition for courses relating to professional development in PR and Communications.

Professional Development: Ongoing opportunities to attend conferences, seminars and networking events.

Me Days: Brookline recognizes the importance of a work / life balance and offers personal “Me” days to full-time employees in addition to vacation days.

Pillar Awards: Employees are the most important component to our success at Brookline PR. Pillar Awards are one way we recognize and showcase our employees’ accomplishments.

Team Building Days: On a quarterly basis, Brookline employees are treated to a “Fun Day”, which involves an afternoon of exciting team building activities. All employees take turns organizing these ‘fun’ days.  

Thank Tank: This is an internal 'thank you' system which allows employees the opportunity to recognize their co-workers for providing them with support, mentoring or going the extra mile.

Brookline Public Relations is the perfect partner for our public relations efforts. - Lisa Wise, Director of Marketing, Swimco
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