Public Relations Business Development Intern (Fall), Washington, D.C.

Position Overview and Responsibilities

This position combines both PR and business development, and the intern will split their time supporting the new business efforts at the FHDC office, in addition to core client teams on the PR side.

The role requires quick thinking, time management and the ability to think both in terms of big picture and also how to implement tactical, detailed strategy.

The position is fast-paced, demanding and will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects across many industry sectors and agency practices - both regional and international in scope. 

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.

Qualifications

Candidates must be a college junior or above, with a minimum B grade average. Applicants should be self-motivated and personable. The ability to think critically, multi-task, and keep up in a fast-paced environment is critical. The ideal candidate will have a passion for public relations and business, and must have strong research, writing, and editing skills.

Preferred qualifications – but not required – include: previous experience in business development, sales or communications, and PR experience in an agency.

Application Deadline:

Friday, June 16

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 eight practice areas covering health communications & behavior change, social & innovation, creative, public affairs, crisis, brand & corporate reputation, media relations, and tech, 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 counsel 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.

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. 

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.

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Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.