Internship Programme, Dubai
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
WHO WE ARE
FleishmanHillard in the Middle East shares the guiding principles of the firm’s founders: mutual respect, integrity, teamwork and “client comes first” customer service. We combine an in-depth knowledge of Arabic culture with years of multidiscipline communications expertise.
As today’s global marketplace continues to evolve, countries in the Middle East are looking to diversify economies and further open markets to international business. To that end, there is a growing need for clear, consistent and strategic communication and reputation management. Our offices in the Middle East (Dubai and Jeddah) offer experienced local practitioners who understand their markets and combine global expertise to deliver results.
This is a competitive internship programme, which provides an excellent grounding and training in the PR industry. For a three month period, you will learn from working closely with colleagues at different levels who have forged a career at the world’s largest and most complete communications firm. As well as working closely with the team of 18 employees in FleishmanHillard’s Dubai office, you will also have the opportunity to work with colleagues in FH’s international offices. If you are considering a career in PR, this is an excellent entry level opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic and talented individual or individuals to join a growing, buzzing team at an exciting transition point. Please note that the three month internship is unpaid. However, successful applicants will receive weekly expenses. Visas are not offered as part of the three-month internship, however should you complete the three months successfully and be offered a permanent role within the organisation all necessary residency permits will be taken care of.
Please note that the three month internship is unpaid. However, successful applicants will receive a small expenses allowance each week.
- You will provide wide-ranging support to the team, across a range of high profile domestic and global clients. These span a range of sectors such as energy, consumer lifestyle, investments and technology.
- The role is not limited to but will include…
- Reporting and coverage monitoring across our accounts
- Media liaison, e.g. checking feature opportunities, distributing news releases on behalf of clients
- Research and support to the FH international network
- Administrative assistance to team, e.g. booking couriers and supervising delivery of product units for review and product desk-drops
- Liaising with third party suppliers, sourcing quotes for activities like coverage monitoring services, hire of AV equipment
- Support with product launches and press conferences
Applicants should email their CVs and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of DAS, and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries.
About the DAS Group of Companies
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: Specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.
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.
If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email our careers team.
Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted to email@example.com will be considered.