Social Media Fellow, External Communications

Digital media Austin, Texas Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

H+K Strategies’ is seeking a dynamic Social Media Fellow to assist the Global Communications Team in the creation and execution of key marketing initiatives and external communications programs. 

The fellow will assist in the execution of a variety of programs to share the agency’s story externally, including but not limited to social media management, content creation, corporate marketing, thought leadership, executive visibility, events, awards and rankings and more. The ideal candidate is a strong and versatile writer with professional proficiency across all major social media platforms, able to create and edit content with a keen eye for detail, an energetic, positive attitude and a true thirst for learning. 

This position will be based in either Washington, D.C. or Austin, Texas.

Here’s what you’d be doing:

  • Working closely with a team to execute key external communications projects that positively promote the Hill+Knowlton strategies brand globally with a focus on our social media platforms
  • Creating a variety of content across social/digital channels including social copy, social graphics, web copy and more
  • Identifying and drafting submissions for executive speaking opportunities
  • Serving as a brand ambassador for the firm, its people and its culture within the agency, the industry and the business community

Sound like you? Here’s what you need to get here:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related
  • Interest in global external communications/marketing 
  • Previous experience in corporate communications, journalism, digital marketing and/or agency experience a plus
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail and a strong grasp of AP style guidelines
  • Social/digital savvy with proficiency across all major social media platforms
  • Strong content creation skills and the ability to learn new systems with ease; basic understanding of graphics editing
  • Skilled multitasker able to manage multiple projects within a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm to contribute to a variety of projects, big and small, to achieve team objectives
  • Hard working team player with a positive, can-do attitude

We require immediate, full-time availability throughout the program (minimum 40 hours per week) for a minimum term of 6 months. 

Compensation:  $15/hour

Benefits: Medical Insurance Plan, 401k, Fitness Reimbursement, Public Transportation Benefit.