Public Affairs Intern (VOX Global), Washington, D.C. – Fall 2019
Position Overview and Responsibilities
VOX Global, a bipartisan strategic communications firm that combines the intensity and agility of a political campaign with the experience of working for some of the most well-known companies and organizations in the world, is offering full-time, paid internships with its Public Affairs team.
Qualified applicants will be talented college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates willing to commit full time with the necessary skills to assist our team with writing, research, media outreach, social media analytics and more. Interns are provided a challenging and stimulating work environment and have the opportunity to participate in professional development trainings to grow their skills. Strong interest in communications, government relations and issue advocacy with exceptional attention to detail and writing skills is strongly preferred.
VOX Global believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our firm, 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.
While no two days look the same, regular intern assignments include media sweeps, research for potential/new clients or projects, drafting content for a variety of mediums.
Interns can expect to work closely with all levels of the organization on a variety of projects for clients in a diverse range of industries. They will refine their writing and research skills and be trained on a variety of industry tools.
The internship is a paid, full-time position based in the heart of downtown DC. The Fall term is from September 10th through January 17th. If selected for a phone interview, please be prepared to indicate your availability, including scheduled time off.
- Enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate institution
- Strong interest in communications and/or government relations
- Excellent research and analytical skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Prior work experience recommended
- Interest or experience with social media a plus
- Interest or experience with data and analytics a plus
Interested candidates must attach the following items to their online application upon submission:
- Cover letter expressing interest in the internship program
- Writing sample: Examples would be something written for a classroom assignment or previous internship, a campus newspaper or magazine article, or an essay, blog post, letter, or memo of some sort
Based in Washington, D.C., VOX Global uses a wide variety of communications skills to deliver messaging that resonates with our clients’ target audiences. VOX Global is part of the Omnicom strategic communications network and we are committed to personal growth through professional development. For more information, visit www.voxglobal.com.
VOX Global is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. VOX Global 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 VOX Global does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants.
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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