Public Relations Intern (Fall), Austin

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. 

Skill Building:

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

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have completed their junior 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 (April 1); fall (July 1).

About FleishmanHillard:

FleishmanHillard is the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. FleishmanHillard delivers on The power of true, reflecting the firm’s high values and unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency. FleishmanHillard was named “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2013; Advertising Age’s 2012 “Best Places to Work”; and The Holmes Report’s 2012 Global “Public Affairs Agency of the Year.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 80 offices in 29 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com

Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom’s holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

Omnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance reviewing Austin internship opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email the Austin Intern Coordinator.

FleishmanHillard is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. M/F/D/V.

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