Public Relations Fellowship

Corporate Communications Los Angeles, California


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is seeking a Fellow to join the Los Angeles team for a June, 2019 start. This is an opportunity to grow as a communications professional, within a global network of energized experts, working across a diverse roster of consumer, corporate, public affairs and technology clients.

Fellows assist our teams in the execution of high-impact client campaigns, gaining valuable experience in order to develop into skilled strategic communications professionals. The fellowship is merely step one toward what will become a fulfilling career for many.

As a Fellow with Hill+Knowlton Los Angeles you will:

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members
  • Build media relations skills by establishing media contacts and drafting pitches for target media
  • Create key press materials including press releases, social media content, briefing documents and coverage reports
  • Research client and competitor products and services
  • Grow your digital skill set by contributing to content creation, publishing strategy, digital planning/optimization and social analytics 
  • Assist in the coordination of events such as press conferences, media briefings, analyst meetings, media tours and trade shows
  • Interface with potential client contacts, vendors and internal teams
  • Work closely with H+K leaders including the LA People Leader
  • Learn through a rich curriculum of professional development and training opportunities
  • Collaborate with other fellows across the US network, building relationships and executing a group project
  • Contribute your unique ideas and personality to the vibrant H+K culture

What you need to get here:

  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related
  • Previous PR/Communications internship experience a plus
  • Superb writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Digital and social media savvy
  • Energetic self-starter eager to learn and jump in on multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Desire for a career in PR/strategic communications
  • Passion, tenacity and enthusiasm for the H+K brand

We require full-time availability throughout the program (minimum 40 hours per week) for 6 months, beginning in June, 2019. 

Compensation:  $15/hour plus overtime eligibility

Benefits: Access to a medical plan, fitness reimbursement, 401k enrollment, extensive training opportunities and more.

Application Instructions: If you meet the above qualifications, please follow the application instructions to apply (resume and cover letter required; please include relocation timeline if applicable). 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.