Summer Internship Opportunity

May 9, 2017


Chrome City Public Relations, Marketing, Event and Social Media Internship Description


Job Title: Public Relations and Marketing Intern
Salary Range: This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available.
Department: Marketing and Public Relations

Company Overview:

Chrome City Creative is a boutique creative agency & PR firm handling a range of clients in the hospitality, design and lifestyle industries. Chrome City exists to tell the story of Chicago’s creative class and their unique role within the community. Our mission is to provide strategies that create a shift in our current culture by finding new and innovative ways to connect, think and understand. Chrome City is a creative catalyst for businesses to connect with like-minded brands and audiences. We believe creatives hold the power to change, illustrate and elevate what is happening around us. Chrome City’s purpose is to propel this community’s brand story and strengthen its cultural identity by enhancing the way we communicate.


Internship Description:

Our team is looking for dedicated individuals who possess a strong work ethic and passion for the local hospitality, design and art culture. We are looking for someone to help execute current client work. Interns will be exposed to some of the best restaurants, designers, creatives and more in the city and all aspects of their communication strategy. Our work ranges from event creation to community outreach, street team marketing and media relations. We are looking for a well-rounded individual who can pull up their sleeves and work on a wide range of tasks and projects. Our aim is to give you as much experience in all facets of communications as possible.


  • Media monitoring & reporting for client clips

  • Assist in the development of social media narrative and execution of client posts

  • Competitor research, list building and community outreach development

  • Email client promotions to databases

  • Create updated media lists for PR database

  • Research & coordinate off-site events for clients

  • Coordinate media & concierge reservations

  • Attend client events and assist with day-of needs

  • Maintain client calendars and due dates

  • Day-to-day organization and office assistance

  • Draft proposals, press releases, post-event releases, media alerts, and pitches

  • Outreach to community groups, potential partners and more

  • Execution of street team marketing to business and residential buildings

  • Assistance with Chrome City blog

  • Organization of client files (ie- Google spreadsheets)


ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS ARE A MUST. Students applying for this internship should be pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related field.  All applicants must have an ability to self-police and be responsible for their work with or without supervision


Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism


  • Office Hours, Monday-Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

  • Length and time period of internship will be decided together (3-4 days a week).


How to Apply:
Please email Resume and Cover Letter to Alexandria Ott, CEO:




Start Date: ASAP

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