Media Relations Specialist
Springtide Research Institute is seeking an experienced Media Relations Specialist who is passionate about the mission and social impact of the institute and driven to establish Springtide’s reputation and trustworthiness as a reliable and desired source of expertise for journalists and media outlets, print and online. The Media Relations Specialist will work closely and in collaboration with Springtide’s Community Engagement Director as well as the Director of Foundation and Donor Relations to ensure an integrated, comprehensive public communications impact.
Springtide offers internships for undergraduate or graduate students during the fall, spring, and summer semesters to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited university and have a passion for helping to end social isolation among young people through a combination of research and creative partnerships. Interns assist with a variety of tasks according to Springtide’s needs and the intern’s specific skills with four different placements options in: Research, Editorial, Media Relations, or Community Engagement. Each intern will have the opportunity to learn about the entire organization, including strategic direction, funding sources, and management.
Springtide Research Institute provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Springtide Research Institute complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.