PR Intern, Spring 2017

About Birchbox

Founded in 2010, Birchbox is a leading beauty and grooming retailer, offering an efficient, personalized way to discover and shop for new products. We redefined the e-commerce experience by pairing a monthly subscription of samples with a curated online shop featuring more than 800 best-in-class brands. Every month, subscribers receive five prestige samples tailored to their unique profile along with inspiring editorial content that creates a seamless path to purchase full-size versions of their favorites on In 2012, we launched Birchbox Man and expanded internationally, and in 2014, we opened our first brick-and-mortar store in Soho. Today we have more than one million subscribers and operate in five countries, including France, Spain, UK, and Belgium. Birchbox is headquartered in New York City.

The PR Intern at Birchbox will: 

Ensure smooth running of daily PR tasks as well as long-term projects. These can include but are not limited to: tracking pending press, updating the PR placement tracker, and assisting to organize PR materials.

The PR Intern at Birchbox is responsible for: 

  • Supporting PR department with day-to-day needs
  • Updating the PR tracker
  • Updating media lists
  • Box kitting/press mailer kitting
  • Closet organization/inventory organization
  • Re-cap reporting 
  • Messenger/send outs to editors

A successful PR Intern candidate will have: 

  • A self-starter attitude and ability to take direction, but also work independently 
  • An approachable and positive attitude
  • A strong interest in PR and partnerships  (and an interest in the beauty industry helps!)
  • Enthusiasm for the Birchbox brand
  • Previous internship experience in an office environment
  • Demonstrated academic excellence

** This internship is for college credit only. Candidates must be able to dedicate two days per week (maximum of 20 hours per week.) 

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