Public Relations Intern (Winter/Spring 2018), 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. 

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.

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 (November 1).

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.

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

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