FleishmanHillard Public Relations Intern, St. Louis (Summer 2021) in St. Louis, Missouri
FleishmanHillard’s St. Louis is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time paid summer intern position. Interns are an integral part of our teams, giving participants real-life experience and skills that will help them succeed in their communications careers in the future.
FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Deadlines for Summer submissions: March 1 The internship is a paid, full-time position requiring a commitment of at least three months (May 26 – September 2, 2021)
Interested candidates must attach the following items to their online application upon submission:
Cover letter expressing interest in the internship program
Writing samples (three if possible): Examples would be something written for a classroom assignment or previous internship (press release, pitch letter, media kit, social media calendar), a campus newspaper or magazine article, or an essay, blog post, letter, or memo of some sort
Letter of recommendation from a former teacher, employer, supervisor, or personal reference (teacher or employer are preferred)
Transcript (can be unofficial)
Interns have the opportunity to be a part of the account staff teams and assist with campaign conception to execution, developing media materials, building relationships with journalists, conducting research, drafting online content calendars and other account-related activities. All candidates must also exhibit a desire and motivation to learn and the ability to work as part of a team.
This full-time paid summer internship is 40 hours per week that runs from May 26 - September 2 with the opportunity for extension.
Ideal candidates will have at least a 3.2 GPA and completed their junior year of college, though recent graduates are preferred, and completed college coursework in journalism, public relations, communications or related fields.
Fundamental writing, research, communications, critical-thinking skills and strong time management.
Ability to work easily in both large team environments and independently.
Prior internship experience at a public relations firm or corporate communications department; Prior internship experience where the role involved writing, content creation, social media, etc.
Open interest in Corporate Reputation, Brand Marketing, Public Affairs & Engagement and/or Internal Communications.
Demonstrate the ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
A positive attitude and willingness to learn from our industry-leading team of counselors.
FleishmanHillard is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Our award-winning agency specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, research and analytics, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We’ve been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; the Human Rights Campaign’s “ Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”; and NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for a decade. We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, with a longstanding worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com at https://fleishmanhillard.com/careers/
FleishmanHillard is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local laws.
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Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Position Function Public Relations
Job Classification Intern