Digital & Social Intern (Summer), Washington, D.C.

Position Overview and Responsibilities

The FleishmanHillard Digital and Social team is seeking qualified candidates for a paid, full-time internship position within our Washington, D.C. office. Interns are an integral part of our dynamic team and work closely with staff across social media strategy & activation, digital strategy & planning, project management, paid media & advertising, research & analytics and more. From consumer brands to government agencies, trade associations to embassies, this position touches many high-profile accounts in FleishmanHillard’s global client network.

Day-to-day (and hour-to-hour) responsibilities may span from crafting customized web and social metrics reports, assisting in the management of paid social campaigns, mobile and social sites or applications, navigating content management systems and emerging social platforms, compiling social and traditional media lists, providing background research on client-specific issues, etc. Online communication is constantly evolving – therefore so does our work!

Qualifications

Candidates must be a college junior, senior or a recent college graduate and hard working with at least a 3.0 GPA. The candidates must also display an eagerness to expand their skills in web, mobile and social based communications, marketing, advertising and project management and be available to work Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable manipulating and interpreting data, has experience pivoting between multiple projects, and is highly detail oriented. Specifically, the candidate should also have some experience in the following areas:

  • Having beyond the standard user familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, blogs etc.)
  • Drafting short-form and long-form content for web and social platforms
  • Contributing to the development of social media strategy, advertising and measurement
  • Optimizing paid advertising campaigns and navigating advertising portals
  • Conducting blogger relations
  • Reviewing and understanding web analytics
  • Conducting online media planning and buying
  • Knowing the ins and outs of MS Office (advanced Excel knowledge is a plus)

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, March 1

About the FleishmanHillard D.C. Office

FleishmanHillard’s Washington, D.C. office is one of the most prominent public relations offices in the D.C. metro area. With practice areas covering everything from public affairs and business to government to consumer markets and healthcare, the D.C. office touches a unique portfolio of clients across a wide variety of sectors. Employees in the D.C. office come from a variety of backgrounds in public relations and government policy to provide the highest quality council for our clients.

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named PRWeek’s 2014 Global Agency of the Year, “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2016; and among PRWeek’s 2013 “Best Places to Work.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

About Omnicom Public Relations Group

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and eight specialist agencies in public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.

FleishmanHillard is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. FleishmanHillard does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where FleishmanHillard does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants.

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