Public Relations Intern, Atlanta
Position Overview and Responsibilities
Interns will work closely with FleishmanHillard account staff to execute public relations programs on behalf of local, national and international clients. Responsibilities will include: conducting research, developing media lists, pitching story ideas to media, developing and writing media materials, and fielding requests as appropriate.
Hands-on instruction to an agency environment including:
- A basic knowledge of how to work with print and electronic media
- Specialized writing skills such as news releases, media advisories, pitch letters, other media materials
- Event coordination
- Exposure to project coordination and execution
- Exposure to account management and program development
Qualified candidates will have completed their senior year of college with a focus in journalism, public relations, communications, English or any other writing-focused major. Ideal candidates will be available full-time Monday through Friday.
If interested in an internship, please submit a resume, cover letter and one AP-style writing sample. No calls, please.
Deadlines for submissions: winter/spring (Nov. 1); summer (March 15); fall (July 15).
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. 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 2010-2015; 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 DAS Group of Companies, and has 88 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.
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.
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