Public Relations Fellow, Energy

Energy Houston, Texas


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Fellowship, Energy

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is seeking a fellow to support a client in the Energy practice group Houston, TX office for immediate start. This is a formal fellowship designed to help you further develop the essential written, oral, and strategic communication skills required to conduct public relations plans. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: providing writing and research support for press releases, white papers, op-eds, talking points, and social media content, conducting media monitoring using tools such as Cision/Vocus/Factiva, and assisting with client/team deliverables, media relations efforts, and event planning.

We require full-time availability throughout the program (minimum 40 hours per week) for 6 months starting as soon as possible. Part-time availability not permitted. 

Desired Skills:

  • Detail-oriented with strong social media and research skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational and writing skills – clear and concise writing preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well with others and independently as needed
  • Positive attitude with a proactive approach
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Inquisitive and curious – able to identify and pursue potential leads for more open-ended strategic projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related
  • Previous PR or communications internship experience (energy industry experience preferred)
  • Strong writing, social media, and research skills (ability to write press releases and other communications content)
  • Desire for a career in PR!

Compensation:  $15/hour

Benefits:  Access to a medical plan and 401k enrollment.

Application Instructions:  If you meet the above qualifications, please send your resume and cover letter with availability date. If there is an opportunity to interview, a member of the talent acquisition team will be in contact with you. Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we ask that you please do not call the office or follow up on the status of your application. Thank you for your interest in H+K Strategies and we hope to connect with you soon.


About Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been at the forefront of strategic communications since 1927. Today, our team of trusted advisors and creative experts work across 13 offices in the United States, in disciplines including corporate, crisis, consumer marketing, technology, healthcare, content marketing, digital communications as well as public affairs and financial communications. Our commitments to our people and to fostering a culture of work-life blend have led to the firm earning the prestigious Work-Life Seal of Distinction, an award for the Most Innovative Agency Initiative, and being named among the Top Places to Work in PR and the Organizations of the Year for gender diversity. Headquartered in New York City, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has more than 80 offices in 50 countries as well as an extensive associate network. Because of our footprint and breadth of expertise, we can seamlessly partner with clients locally, regionally and around the world to solve business challenges with impact.

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