Join Our Team
Nereus is a strategic communications firm located in the Portland Metro area. We’re looking for a proactive intern who demonstrates creative problem solving skills, attention to detail, commitment to professional growth, and a passion for technology. The right person for this role believes client success is our success.
Nereus launched in 2002 to support the needs of global technology industry associations, anchoring our MarCom and PR programs on:
Integrity: We believe in dissemination of meaningful, responsible messages.
Informed Counsel: We dive deep into client technology to ensure accuracy and efficacy.
Right Programming: We recommend only the right program tactics for client success.
Partnership: We work with our clients, not for them.
We’ve since taken that approach to deliver successful communications services to start-ups and established businesses changing the way technology affects our lives.
As a PR Intern for Nereus, you’ll be exposed to an array of international cultures and business practices. Many of our clients include stakeholders from Asia and Europe, requiring that we understand business climates in numerous regions.
Our team is small and collaborative in nature. This means you’ll gain new skills and get the benefit of tapping uniquely creative minds while having your voice heard. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn basic PR and MarCom techniques and practices, business acumen, the media and analyst landscape, and fundamental account management processes.
If this sounds like you, read on for the list of Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications.
- Conduct research (industry, product, vendor, etc.) supporting client and agency initiatives
- Support team members in researching and tracking media, analysts and other influencers
- Assist with client database (editorial calendars, speaking opportunities, etc.) management
- Assist with news coverage and activity reports development
- Write content as needed
- Current student in or recent graduate of a four-year undergraduate program (Communications, Journalism or Public Relations focus preferred)
- Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
- 3 months
- Opportunity to be hired as an account coordinator at the end of the internship (dependent on intern’s performance and business need)
Nereus offers competitive compensation and employee perks, such as employer-sponsored 5Ks, activity groups, lifestyle-centric HR policies and paid time off for charitable work.
Nereus is a VTM Group sister company. Please visit vtmgroup.com/careers to submit a cover letter and resume. Salary is DOE. All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check and drug screening.
We strive to help clients achieve success, and we pride ourselves on creativity, innovation, forward thinking, and collaboration. We want teammates who get excited about what they do, too. As Nereus continues to evolve, each employee gains multiple opportunities, from broadening and deepening skills to helping win new business in a variety of market segments.
We Value Relationships
We're passionate about partnering with our clients to set strategy and achieve results. That's why we make ourselves readily available to execute globally or to provide a sounding board for a client's new idea.
We develop long-term relationships with the media and analysts that move beyond client pitching to being a trusted source for industry insight.
And as media and technology evolve, so do we. We drive innovative ideas through dedication, creativity, and strategy.
What's in it For You?
You mean besides working at a strategic level with world-class clients and collaborating with a fun, creative team of coworkers?
Nereus employees also enjoy:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid time off
- Paid health insurance
- Dental and Vision insurance
- Dream vacation of a lifetime after 10 years
...and a variety of other great benefits.