Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Well-Paid Internship with Hill+Knowlton Strategies for December or Recent IR Grad or Dual Degree Candidate

 

Position description

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is seeking a Global Fellow to join our Public Affairs team based out of our Washington, DC office. This is an opportunity to grow as a communications professional, within a global network of energized public affairs experts.

In this particular role, the individual will work directly with the global chair of our public affairs group, as well as coordinate with regional public affairs leadership across all of our markets. The right candidate will work with a wide array of client issues and opportunities. No two days will be the same. One day you may work with a healthcare client dealing with gene therapy, and the next you may work on international trade issues in agriculture. Round off the week by monitoring policy initiatives relating to the tech industry. Regardless of the location – Sacramento, D.C., or Brussels – we provide council, support, and expertise to help our clients effectively navigate a myriad of situations as they evolve. 

As a Global Fellow with Hill+Knowlton Strategies, you will:

  • Conduct in-depth research and compile detailed informational briefs covering a wide array of issues
  • Provide support in the creation of presentation deliverables to C-suite executives 
  • Create media monitoring reports and compile media analysis around client issues
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members across the public affairs network
  • Assist in the coordination of events such as press conferences, media briefings, analyst meetings, media tours and trade shows
  • Learn through a rich curriculum of professional development and training opportunities
  • Collaborate with other fellows across the US and global network, building relationships and knowledge sharing
  • Contribute your unique ideas and personality to the vibrant H+K company culture

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Foreign Service, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Relations or related; Master’s Degree in Foreign Service/Affairs/Policy strongly preferred
  • Previous Public Affairs related internship or experience a plus
  • Strong research, writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Hyper-organized team player with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – particularly with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Desire for a career in Government Relations, Foreign Policy, Public Affairs
  • Passion, curiosity and enthusiasm for the H+K brand

We require immediate, part-time availability throughout the program (minimum 15 hours per week, 20 hours preferred) for 6 months.

Compensation:  $25/hour with 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. If there is an opportunity to interview, a member of the talent acquisition team will be in contact with you.  Apply on JobInvite. For best consideration, apply by December 31.
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Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international public relations company with over 85 offices around the world.