Public Relations Intern

| Greater LA Area

About Ruggable

Ruggable is a Los Angeles-based e-commerce company disrupting the $5B rug industry. Our patented 2-Piece Rug System has a removable top layer that can be washed in a home washing machine, offering a stylish and convenient solution for families, pet owners, and busy individuals. We have a strong brand, established traction, and a great team fueling our growth. This is an opportunity to help expand a rapidly growing e-commerce startup.

Summary of Position:

Ruggable’s ideal PR internship candidate is someone who is looking to gain invaluable, hands-on experience through immersing themselves in the world of public relations. We are looking for an applicant that is eager to learn, thoughtful in task execution, and willing to bring fresh ideas to the table. Our ideal intern will have a natural appetite for growth by embracing new experiences with a positive attitude, passion, and drive. The position is based in Gardena, CA reporting to the Associate Manager of Influencer & PR. 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Studying Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Media; past experience working in PR preferred 
  • Available to work in the office a minimum of 3 days per week
  • Exhibit the ability to independently complete tasks, while still knowing when you need to ask for help
  • Interest in creative writing
  • Strong communication skills and a passion to build relationships with media
  • Organization and time management skills
  • An open-minded team player with a collaborative attitude. Self-starter driven to make your work and the work of those around you better
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn and ability to multitask, manage their own time efficiently, and handle fast paced environment
  • Takes ownership of work and mistakes, learns from them, and continues to improve

Roles and Responsibilities Overview:

  • Draft and distribute press releases and pitches
  • Secure press placements
  • Compile industry news scans
  • Monitor HAROs
  • Build coverage reports
  • Create, manage, and update media lists and editorial calendars
  • Brainstorm strategic initiatives with team members for campaign execution
  • Work with team on reporting and media research
  • Assist on brainstorming sessions on pitches, story angles and partnerships
  • Assist with client/team event coordination
  • Reports: contribute to weekly and monthly reports
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Location

17809 S Broadway, Gardena, CA 90248

What are Ruggable Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Ruggable provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from Within
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