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Public Relations Internship Position with Entrepreneur and Author

Michael Moody is a personal trainer, author, researcher, motivational speaker, and a lifelong student of the mind and body. His fitness and life-structure programs have helped his clients lose more than 3,000 pounds and transform their lives since 2005. With over 17,500 hours of one-on-one personal training sessions, Michael is completing the 2nd edition of his book Redefine Yourself and beginning a second book-a treatise on rewriting the systems/processes of your life as well as effectively integrating a "non-negotiable" mindset into goal strategy. Michael, recently named on Modern Luxury's "It List", is also known for being the fitness expert on the Biggest Loser/MSN Chicago tour and the former personal fitness trainer for The Whitney Reynolds Show on PBS).

Michael's podcast "Redefine Yourself" will be released in June 2019 as well.

You can learn about Michael's personal training efforts, his book Redefine Yourself, and the Michael Moody Fitness scholarship on www.michaelmoodyfitness.com. You will find more information about other projects on www.michaelmoodyofficiant.com and www.racinetriangle.com.

Michael is currently seeking a bright and eager-to-learn Public Relations/Communications part-time intern for the spring and summer of 2019 (about 10 hours per week).

The intern will assist in the public relations for the first edition of his published self-improvement book Redefine Yourself: The Simple Guide to Happiness and aid in the research, interview, and publication of the new podcast during this experience. This position is available immediately within the 900 N. North Branch St. location. Remote participation may be an option under the right conditions.

The candidate should either be currently enrolled in a public relations, or communications program in his or her junior, senior, or graduate year or has recently received a degree in a corresponding, relevant field. Ideal candidates are ambitious, self-disciplined, don't need to be micro-managed, high energy, detail orientated, team players with the ability to prioritize. He or she should possess strong writing, editing, and communication skills, as well as, strong research and organizational skills. Experience is strongly encouraged.


Learning Objectives for a Part-Time Internship with Michael Moody Fitness (10-15 Hours)
  1. Apply basic public relations theories and principles to practice.
  2. Compose written public relations materials in a logical, coherent, concise, and appropriate format.
  3. Deliver effective presentations to work with teams, clients, and public.
  4. Synthesize broader liberal arts knowledge with the principles of public relations to create effective public relations campaigns.
  5. Plan and implement basic research projects, read and interpret research data as they apply to public relations campaigns.
  6. Create and conduct ethically sound and socially responsible public relations strategies and campaigns.

During this mentorship, the candidate will work closely day-to-day with Michael Moody in the development and implementation of a public relations campaign for Michael Moody's book Redefine Yourself and related upcoming podcast. The candidate will develop an understanding of the publishing industry and assist in the strategy to effectively promote a book/message. Also, the candidate will develop relationships with local and national media while connecting with industry leaders and influencers. Additionally, the candidate will learn how to effectively network, produce a competitive research analysis, create promotions, communicate with professionals, and develop an engaging social media platform. Finally, the candidate will receive the resources necessary for a successful campaign, internship, and career in communications/public relations/marketing.