Public Relations Intern, Charlotte
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
FleishmanHillard Charlotte offers full-time and part-time, paid internships three times a year, giving participants dynamic, real-life experience and skills that will help them succeed in their communications careers in the future.
This intern position is paid and requires a commitment of at least three months.
At FleishmanHillard Charlotte, interns work side-by-side the account staff on a wide range of projects in a variety of different industries, including healthcare, technology, consumer and nonprofit. Projects are selected to ensure that the intern is able to experience and appreciate the different facets of public relations work. As part of a structured program, they will learn and undertake the basic responsibilities of a junior-level staffer, such as building media lists, media monitoring, performing research, writing media materials and participating in brainstorms. They will also have the opportunity to work on special projects, event coordination and media pitches. Interns are encouraged to follow through on as many stages of a project as is feasible so that they can feel a sense of ownership and achievement over their work. In keeping with the FleishmanHillard philosophy of enabling people to develop to their full potential, interns who show ability and aptitude are also encouraged, under guided supervision, to take on challenges that stretch and stimulate them.
Ideal candidates will be recent graduates with a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or communications. Prior agency internship experience is preferred. Applicants should highlight special skills and relevant knowledge, such as languages, social media or industry-specific experience on their cover letter and resume, as appropriate.
If interested in the internship, please submit a resume, cover letter and one to two writing samples.
Deadlines for submissions: on an ongoing basis.
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 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 31 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at http://www.fleishmanhillard.com/.
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.
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.
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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