PR/Social Media Marketing Intern

Company Overview

Optmira is a small team of passionate, artistic, driven individuals who can be found at the intersection of art and business. We are a digital marketing agency that exclusively partners with design/creative companies to grow their digital presence. We curate inbound marketing campaigns and manage their various media channels, as well as specialize in web development, PR, social media, and SEO.

Role Description

We are seeking an individual interested in public relations and social media, who is ready to take their career to the next level. As a PR/Social Media Intern, you will manage the brand's reputation, create a positive public image, and build friendly relationships with the media. You will gain a solid understanding of how to organize official public appearances and events, develop press releases and draft speeches.

You will have a dedicated mentor supporting your growth and an immediate contributing role on real client teams, Optmira interns get the coaching and experience that fosters growth and hones PR skills.

You are an extremely passionate creative individual who believes in being part of a genuine team who is just like you. You are disciplined, detail-oriented, and creative. You figure out a way to win. You learn fast and are a persuasive, resourceful teammate. You think on your feet, ask the right questions, and get shit done.


  • Attending client meetings

  • Compiling media coverage into client facing clip reports

  • Researching reporters, blogs and social media sites

  • Trend research

  • Drafting pitches and press materials

  • Conducting customer interviews

  • Writing press releases and blog posts

  • Social media

  • Advanced measurement and reporting


  • Junior or senior undergraduate

  • An enthusiastic self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude

  • An eye for detail and an ability to multi-task

  • Strong writing and editing skills

  • Ability to navigate and master social media and social networking sites

  • Genuine interest in art and design

  • A background and/or experience in PR, social media, and art/design

  • Above all, you are a logical, first principled thinker.


  • Communication

  • Public Relations

  • Social Media

  • Public Speaking

  • Time Management

  • Adobe Creative Suite

This is a paid internship. Rate: $15/hr. up to 15 hours a week. Potential to convert full time. Must live in the San Francisco Bay Area.




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