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BCW
*NEW* Multiple Roles
U.S. - Multiple Locations
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications solutions grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is hiring for the following roles:


To apply:
Verizon adfellows
*NEW* adfellows 5.0 (Summer 2021)
New York
What is adfellows? 
The adfellows program is designed to fill the gap when it comes to diversity & gender inclusion in the advertising & marketing industry by providing a space for new players & underrepresented talent. It is the first & only industry talent pipeline fellowship to offer participants a fully integrated client & agency immersion experience with unique, hands-on industry exposure & real-world training. It is a paid entry-level, New York based, 8-month fellowship with roles that span across PR, creative, media & client-side brand marketing. It provides access to a huge brand marketing network across top—tier agencies & brands, as well as a deep education on the business & an opportunity for full time employment upon completion. To date, we currently have 98% of our graduates employed within the industry. 

Why should I join adfellows? 
The adfellows program is developed to give participants an understanding of real-world marketing fundamentals & knowledge of daily business operations on both the agency & client side of the business. During your time in this fellowship you will have the opportunity to experience 4 distinct areas of focus that will aide in broadening your horizon & increasing your professional skillset. You will attend learning programs & training sessions led by industry experts, while participating in networking events with other fellows, industry professionals, & business leaders. On top of that, relocation assistance will be provided to those who are eligible who do not currently reside in the NYC area, and a travel stipend will be provided to those eligible in the NYC area. 

Are there qualifications to apply? 
  • The ideal candidate would need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Even better if the candidate has:
  • Demonstrated interest in marketing
  • Demonstrated leadership roles/experience
  • Experience in community service
  • Strong communications skills
  • Previous internship/work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as well as independently

Weber Shandwick
Multiple Roles
U.S. - Multiple Locations
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. Weber Shandwick is hiring for the following roles:



 



To apply:
Lockheed Martin
Communications Intern, Enterprise Operations
U.S. - Multiple Locations: CO, DC, FL, MD, NJ, TX

The Communications Early Career Intern Program (ECIP) is a competitive internship that provides diverse communications experience. Immersed in the inner workings of the world's leading aerospace and global security company, you'll develop extensive, career-building communications skills through on-the-job responsibilities and customized training.

Participants in the program’s internal/external communications tracks gain practical experience in media relations, marketing communications, employee and executive communications and social impact in preparation for future professional roles in business communications. During the program, network with ECIP peers across Lockheed Martin business areas.

Eligible applicants are completing undergraduate or graduate degrees from leading communications and/or business schools with outstanding communications skills, curiosity and integrity. Possible work locations include, but are not limited to: Bethesda, Maryland; Washington, District of Columbia; Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; and Moorestown, New Jersey, among others. Possible Lockheed Martin Business Areas include: Enterprise Operations, Missiles and Fire Control, Aeronautics, Space, and Rotary Missions Systems.

Desired skills
  • Social media experience (Ex: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Digital marketing, analytics and/or content management experience (Ex: Hubspot, Sprinklr, Google Analytics, Google Keyword, Hootsuite, Leadpages, ActiveCampaign)
  • Business acumen (Ex: Finance, Operations)
  • Photo and video capture/editing and/or familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Collaboration tool experience (Ex: Slack, Box, Google Hangout, Dropbox)
  • Relevant communications leadership experience (Ex: PRSSA or on-campus agency)
  • Interpersonal skills, integrity, teamwork, energy and flexibility

Basic Qualifications
  • Enrolled in bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, graphic design/illustration, web animation, film/video production or other integrated communications majors
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.5
  • One distinct communications internship, related work experiences or demonstrated leadership experiences
  • Strong writing skills (with supporting portfolio of print and digital materials)
  • Knowledge of and experience using Associated Press (AP) style
  • Must be Senior expecting to graduate in May 2022

To apply:


Communications Associate Manager - Commercial and Global Military, Sikorsky
Location: Connecticut/Virtual

The Communications Manager for Sikorsky’s Commercial and Global Military Systems & Services will report to the Sikorsky Senior Manager of Strategic Communications and oversee all aspects of Sikorsky’s commercial and global military strategic communications for internal and external audiences. The manager will develop and implement strategic communications plans that market Sikorsky’s products and customer service.

This is a very diverse position that affords the opportunity to touch every aspect of communications including media relations, executive communications, crisis communications, internal communications, social and digital media, event and trade show communication planning.

The ideal candidate will build strong relationships within the organization, leverage capabilities and expertise across the communications enterprise, collaborate, plan and coordinate across functions to develop and execute integrated communications plans that drive business goals and international growth strategies. The right candidate will have a strong foundation in public relations, strategic communications, international communications, brand reputation management, aerospace industry experience and be confident, decisive and proactive in providing strategic communications advice and counsel to executives, senior leaders, customers, industry organizations, suppliers and employees.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Developing and executing multifaceted communications campaigns, strategies and tactics to support business objectives in domestic and international markets.
  • Providing strategic counsel to the Vice President of Commercial Systems and Services and commercial and sustainment executive leaders and providing oversight for Global Military strategic communications. Drive development and implementation of communications initiatives that promote Sikorsky’s commercial and international aircraft, products, support, services and long term business growth.
  • Drafting communications products including communications plans, talking points, speeches, scripts, press releases, media briefings, internal memos, etc.
  • Lead a team of three direct reports responsible for Global Military Systems & Services, Coatesville operations and Associated Aircraft Group.
  • Staying attuned to communications trends and tools in the industry and competitor actions and provide ideas and recommendations to drive and effect change.

Desired skills
Superior managerial experience, proven leadership, broad communications skills and crisis communications experience with strong writing and editing ability, including AP style. Experience in developing and executing integrated strategic communications plans to include both internal and external key stakeholders. Knowledge of and experience with social, digital and new media programs, tools and resources. Ability to effectively lead, manage and follow in complex, matrixed, functionalized organizations. Able to plan, organize, execute and support employee and organizational events, executive communications, advertising and marketing campaigns, customer and media events. Ability to work in a competitive, high performance team environment and handle multiple priorities under deadlines.

Basic Qualifications
  • Ten years of direct experience leading a team with the ability to handle multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Superior communications skills with strong writing and editing ability, including AP style.
  • Experience in developing and executing integrated strategic communications plans to include both internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan, organize and support employee and organizational events, executive communications and media events.

To apply:

Lucas Public Affairs
Digital Strategist
Remote/Sacramento, CA
Lucas Public Affairs is a top California-based public affairs firm that specializes in developing strategic communications to meet clients’ business and policy objectives and managing high-level reputation, issues management and crisis communications campaigns. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and have 5-7 years prior work experience in government, communications, public affairs or related fields. The ideal candidate is collaborative and creative – able to think strategically and apply cutting-edge tactics to develop and carry out successful public affairs plans in California’s fast-paced and constantly-evolving political landscape.  

Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, plan and execute digital public affairs strategies for clients across a variety of policy areas
  • Establish digital guidelines, standards, toolkits and best practices
  • Work with clients and external partners to create, launch, monitor and optimize ongoing digital communications efforts
  • Design and implement audience targeting, messaging and measurement of message effectiveness
  • Provide strategic recommendations for content and positioning of paid and organic social media messaging
  • Work closely with account leads to coordinate projects and production schedules
  • Manage outside digital campaign consultants
  • Train staff and help build internal working knowledge of digital communications strategies, platforms and tactics

Qualifications
  • Interest and experience working in government, politics and communications
  • Past agency or campaign experience a must
  • Strong understanding of data’s role in informing messaging and content
  • Experience in implementing deep social media strategy (voice, amplification, listening)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience developing and executing strategic digital public affairs plans
  • Extensive working knowledge of organic and paid social media channels and platforms
  • Ability to employ innovative digital tools and a willingness to stay abreast of the latest industry trends and best practices
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to effectively articulate strategic thinking to clients
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced and collaborative office environment
  • Ability to work full-time during weekday business hours

To apply, please email christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.
Day One Agency
Public Relations Apprentice
NYC
Day One Agency — Campaign Magazine’s Agency of the Year and PRovoke Media’s Creative Agency of the Year — is hiring! We’re looking for Digital Strategy, Creative Strategy and PR Apprentices to join our rising team. We’re looking for self-starters who are willing to work collaboratively and quickly with our squad. Excellent organizational skills are imperative. In return, you’ll be in a rewarding learning environment with a great opportunity to grow and further your knowledge and career. Day One is hiring for the following roles:

To apply, please email christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.
WE Communications
Multiple Roles: AE/SAE
U.S. - Multiple Locations
WE Communications, one of the largest independent communications and PR agencies in the world with more than 1,000 experts in the technology, health and consumer sectors is hiring for the following roles:


To apply, please email: christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.
Blue Origin
Summer 2021 - Communications Intern
Kent, Washington
Blue Origin is a mission-driven team of collaborators, doers and problem-solvers committed to a culture of safety. As part of its small, passionate, team, you will help us build the Blue Origin brand story. You will work directly with Blue Origin's Communications and Club for the Future teams on projects related to internal and external communications, social media, events, speaking engagements and media relations. You will gain real-life experience that applies classroom learning to real business challenges. Join Blue Origin in advancing its vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

Internships are 12-15 weeks long and located at our facility in Kent, Washington.
 
Qualifications:
  • Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or MBA program and have at least one semester of school remaining after the internship.
  • Aptitude for teamwork with shown potential for leadership
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum

Desired:
  • Understanding of the private space industry
  • Previous communications experience

To apply, please email christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.
Taft Communications
Account Coordinator
New York/New Jersey
Taft Communications is looking for an awesome and ambitious Account Coordinator who thinks outside the box to help convey ideas, accomplish missions, and inspire meaningful change for both its corporate and nonprofit clients. If you’re a clever communicator with top-notch writing skills, social media savviness and a passion for public relations, we want you on our team. 

Qualities: 
This position calls for a self-motivated leader and a team player who understands how personal tasks fit into the bigger picture; who is conscientious, detail oriented, naturally curious and cool under pressure; who is confident communicating with clients; and who believes in continuous improvement, including bringing new methods and techniques to the team. 

We seek employees who embrace the high value our company places on diversity and inclusion. Taft believes that diversity in race and ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation and all other aspects not only benefit the company and our clients, it benefits us as individuals. Taft is intentional about our efforts to recruit a diverse workforce. We are a social justice-oriented company that gives voice to our employees’ views and recognizes the responsibility to help improve the wellbeing of our community, state, nation, and the world — both in our role as corporate citizens and in the work we do for our clients. 

Responsibilities 
An Account Coordinator is primarily focused on tactical execution under direct supervision of senior team members. This person is expected to: 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of client accounts and assist in supporting aspects of the clients' PR plan on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assist in the execution of tactical account responsibilities as assigned by senior personnel in a timely, professional, and thorough fashion.
  • Develop media relations skills including the ability to draft concise and impactful pitches, the ability to perform outreach/pitch via a multitude of channels (phone, email, social media), and to identify new opportunities for coverage for assigned clients via editorial calendars, media monitoring, and reading newspapers/magazines/online news sites.
  • Maintain knowledge of local and national media, business developments pertaining to client industries, and PR and social media business trends.
  • Develop and maintain media lists.
  • Draft press releases and other written materials.
  • Distribute client press releases, pitches, and other materials.
  • Compile and distribute various reports to clients and supervisors in a timely manner.
  • Provide project management support for assigned clients and team members (project tracking, scheduling meetings, travel arrangements and event and client meeting preparation and planning).
  • Conduct research and assist in the creation of new business presentations, proposals and SOW’s.
  • Be efficient and develop an understanding of accurate time management, including prioritizing workload and submission of timely and accurate timesheets.

Traits we love
  • High energy and drive
  • Sense of humor required
  • First-rate writing skills
  • Outstanding verbal communications
  • Loves details and organization
  • Readiness to learn and stretch
  • Interest in current events
  • Ability to meet deadlines, keep track of multiple projects and succeed in a fast-paced environment

To apply, please email christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.
General Motors
Global Communications Intern
Summer 2021 | Detroit, MI
Our Global Communications team strives for ways to better engage our customers, build relationships and tell the stories from across the entire organization that reflect our industry leadership. It’s how we keep a finger on the market pulse and gain insights that help our products and services deliver beyond expectations!

Internship Focus Areas:
  • Product/Brand: Media relations, product knowledge, story pitching, teamwork and collaboration with other functions (Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering), along with executive communications.
  • Manufacturing: Employee communications, product knowledge, negotiating with union partners, media relations, public policy/government relations, community relations, crisis management, business leadership team dynamics.
  • Corporate: Employee communications (IC role), media relations, issues management, collaborating with senior leaders, story pitching, broadcast, internal events management.

Additional Job DescriptionQualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Sophomore status or above
  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations
  • Able to work full-time - 40 hours per week during the summer months

Desired Skills:
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed
  • Oral and written communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience
  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed
  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

Housing assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.

To apply: