Location: Carbondale, CO

Backbone Media is not hiring currently, but our agency is growing and we're always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. Inspire us!


Location: Carbondale, CO
Backbone Media has an opening for a paid six-month PR internship in its Carbondale office beginning this winter. The ideal candidate has strong communication and organizational skills. We’re looking for a creative thinker with a desire to learn about PR strategy and execution, media relations and social media. A love of the outdoors is a must.

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following :
  • Daily support for PR account managers
  • Media monitoring and tracking
  • Media database management and list-building
  • News release writing and distribution
  • Pitching brand, product and athlete stories to targeted media
  • ROI reporting and results analysis
  • Social media content development
  • Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field
  • Strong writing skills and familiarity with AP style 
  • Computer skills for editing and writing; knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Familiarity with popular social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Wordpress, Instagram, etc.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines, juggling multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of humor
  • A willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done
  • $15/hour for a six-month internship
  • 40 hours a week (flexible scheduling available)