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Social Content Intern (Fall), St. Louis

Position Overview and Responsibilities

FleishmanHillard seeks Social Content Interns to join the Content Studio at our global headquarters in St. Louis. The Content Studio tells brand stories using social channels. Team members communicate news in 140 characters, convey a point of view through blog posts, explain complex ideas through compelling videos, present dense content through accessible and easy-to-understand infographics, mobilize brands to engage friends and followers on Facebook and package information for use by all news channels.

FleishmanHillard St. Louis is one of the largest public relations offices in the world. We deliver integrated communications solutions to clients that draw on expertise across more than 25 disciplines, including corporate reputation management, CSR, financial services, issues and crisis management, B2C and B2B marketing, branding, creative services, entertainment and sports, digital and social media, healthcare, internal communications, public affairs, technology and research. The St. Louis office has depth in each of these communications practices and works closely with offices in the U.S. Central Region – Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, Minneapolis/St. Paul — along with 80 offices across the world to form teams that deliver seamless service and effective results for our clients. Our clients include AT&T, Monsanto, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Emerson, GM, Energizer, Panera, Tyson, US Soccer and many more corporate and non-profit entities of all sizes, across nearly every sector of business and service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create engaging, shareable content under tight deadlines
  • Developing plans for community engagement
  • Monitoring and spotting trends and translating information into branded news content
  • Conceiving, writing, shooting, editing and producing video content
  • Capitalizing on opportunities within emerging platforms and online communities
  • Delivering multiple assignments on deadline

Interested candidates must attach the following items to their online application upon submission:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the internship program
  • Resume
  • Writing samples (three if possible): Examples would be something written for a classroom assignment (press release, pitch letter, media kit), a campus newspaper or magazine article, or an essay, letter, or memo of some sort
  • Letter of recommendation from a former teacher, employer, or personal reference (teacher or employer are preferred)
  • Transcript (can be unofficial)

Deadlines for Fall submissions: July 1

The Fall 2016 session will run from September 1, 2016 – January 13, 2017.

Qualifications

  • Experienced in creating social media content across multiple channels
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a four-year accredited college or university with a preferred major in journalism, communications, creative writing or new media
  • Strong writing skills  and ability to communicate effectively across all channels
  • Ability to produce content quickly
  • Experience in writing scripts and shooting and editing videos for social sharing
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly
  • Detail-oriented, with  outstanding organizational skills
  • Collaborative team player able to integrate with a diverse team
  • Proactive, creative and independent thinker

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. 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 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

About the DAS Group of Companies

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.

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.

If you need assistance reviewing St. Louis PR internship opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email the Intern Coordinator.

Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

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