Public Relations Intern (Summer 2017), Kansas City

Position Overview and Responsibilities

Spring Internship – Mid-May through August 2017

Deadline for submissions:  March 1, 2017

FleishmanHillard’s Kansas City office seeks an Integrated Marketing/Communications Intern to join our team. We welcome candidates from a variety of majors and backgrounds, from those grounded in communications to those that support our practice groups of Consumer Marketing, Healthcare and Food & Agribusiness. All candidates must be motivated self-starters with previous communications/PR experience. If hired, candidates will work directly with account staff on client business and active new business prospects. Primary responsibilities will include research and analysis reporting, traditional and social media content development and outreach, and writing and special projects. Candidates also will have opportunities to gain further experience in digital and social media. FleishmanHillard Kansas City is one of the largest offices in the firm’s global network. We offer a fast-paced, professional and results-driven environment, specializing in the firm’s consumer marketing, healthcare and food/agribusiness industry sectors.

Tasks relevant to current and future client needs, including, but not limited to:

  • Research (for currently existing clients and new business prospects)
  • Results measurement and monitoring (traditional and social media)
  • Targeting and pitching media (traditional and social)
  • Writing media and/or client materials
  • Social media content management


  • Must have completed junior year of undergraduate study (first consideration given to graduating seniors and recent graduates)
  • Must have prior leadership experience through collegiate, professional and/or community organizations
  • Must demonstrate strong writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the evolving PR/marketing landscape (online and offline)
  • Able to manage multiple projects across a variety of teams/clients and consistently meet deadlines
  • Qualified candidates will have completed at least one relevant PR/marketing internship

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

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.

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 through this website will be considered.

  • Job ID: 2544
  • Location: Kansas City
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Experience: 0-1 years