Public Relations Intern (Fall 2019), Kansas City
Position Overview and Responsibilities
Summer Internship – Late August – End of December 2019
Deadline for submissions: June 15, 2019
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 Brand Marketing, Healthcare and Food & Agribusiness. All candidates must be motivated self-starters with previous communications/PR experience.
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.
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 office in the firm’s global network. We leverage relationships and expertise across the network on behalf of our clients daily. We offer a fast-paced, professional and results-driven environment, specializing in the firm’s brand marketing, healthcare and food/agribusiness industry sectors.
Tasks performed by the Integrated Marketing/Communications Intern may include but are not limited to:
- Research (for current 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 analytics reporting and content management
- Must have completed junior year of undergraduate study (first consideration given to graduating seniors and recent graduates)
- Qualified candidates will have completed at least one relevant PR/marketing internship
- 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
- Available to work full-time in the Kansas City office
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for six years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. 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, sex, 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. Any person who feels that he or she has been subjected to discrimination should immediately report the matter to Talent Development or to a supervisor.
Any reported incident will be investigated. Retaliation against an employee or applicant who makes a good-faith claim of discrimination is prohibited. Employees and applicants may bring good-faith complaints, ask questions, and raise concerns without fear of reprisal or retaliation.
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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