PR Communications Internship with Audi

Audi – PR & Communications Intern

Herndon, Virginia

Duration of Internship: June – November 2019

6 Months, Full-Time

Based at Audi of America, Inc.’s North American headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, you will be part of the Audi Public Relations team responsible for preparing, implementing and measuring the success of comprehensive PR events and media relations strategies. The internship will provide experience in domestic and international event execution, budget and resource management, as well as the development and distribution of press materials. You will be a key member of a team of storytellers, strategists, creators and conversation-starters working to launch innovative products in a rapidly evolving, face-paced industry. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment with ample opportunity to interact with department leaders, media, and industry professionals.

Some of the tasks you will be involved with:

50% Event Management

  • Assist in event preparation for media drive programs, auto shows, tech demonstrations and offsite meetings specifically requiring creative research, planning, and strategy
  • Create and maintain agendas, media lists and databases; issue invites, track correspondence
  • Coordinate across product, corporate, technology and external agency teams to deliver events in accordance with budgets and contracts

35% Administrative Tasks

  • Team coordination – maintain team calendars and shared drive, coordinate travel, schedule and manage preparation and set-up for internal meetings
  • Attend, monitor, and participate in department meetings
  • Design and enhance reports, presentations, and documents utilized across the team

15% Budget Management

  • Prepare, track, and follow up on purchase requests, contracts, and signature authorizations to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
  • Prepare and maintain expense reports


  • Currently enrolled at a university with a Spring 2019 graduation expected or completed graduation within the last 6 months
  • Experience in PR and communications required.
  • Experience in event planning, business administration, marketing, hospitality, or international affairs a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an in-depth understanding of and experience with database management
  • Ability to efficiently focus and prioritize tasks on multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • Passion for process improvement, self-development and a desire to pursue a career in Communication Events.
  • Professional, innovative, and confident self-starter with predisposition to work independently with minimum supervision, as well as part of a team
  • Comfortable working with all levels of an organization, including senior executives
  • Willingness to collaborate and present ideas as well as recommendations
  • Prior experience with budget management and contract fulfillment
  • Passion for and knowledge of automotive industry
  • German speaking and writing skills a plus

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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