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H+K is a communications agency, always in beta and always changing. We are the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. Everyone in our agency is expected to constantly evolve, reinvent their skills and set a new standard in the industry for their role but at the same time engage with and continue to evolve the H+K Way.
We think of the agency as a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time in that story. Whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow that it is today.
Our Technology practice has ambitious plans to become the strongest and most successful sector amongst our competitors within the next three years.
Our 40-people strong technology team work with a range of global, high profile brands and are looking to recruit a media savvy Intern with a bit of communications and digital experience under their belt and a passion for all things tech.
The successful candidate will be master storyteller and be passionate about new technologies.
RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES
+ A passion for technology and communications, with an interest and good knowledge of developments in the space
+ Previous communications experience, ideally gained within an agency environment or working with technology brands
+ Creative thinker with excellent writing and communications skills
+ A desire to participate in media relations campaigns, ideally with some experience of/exposure to journalist sell-ins
+ A savvy understanding of digital and social media and knowledge of both the established and newer content platforms utilised by brands in their communications efforts
+ The ability to learn quickly, manage time and work efficiently under pressure, at all times maintaining a positive attitude
+ A team player who is happy to roll their sleeves up and proactively seek opportunities to add value to both clients and the team
+ Strong multi-tasking and organisation skills, with the ability to provide excellent administrative support to a high-calibre junior team
+ A curious researcher, able to independently source and identify relevant information and compose informed analysis that outlines the key messages clearly
+ Proficient use of PPT and Excel, with experience of communications and social analytics tools advantageous but not essential
WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU
+ The opportunity to work with some of the most exciting and dynamic global technology companies
+ Access to great training and development
+ The chance to be part of an ambitious and highly motivated team, where culture matters, creativity is encouraged and the team are engaged and driven
About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been at the forefront of strategic communications since 1927. Today, our team of trusted advisors and creative experts work across 13 offices in the United States, in disciplines including corporate, crisis, consumer marketing, technology, healthcare, content marketing, digital communications as well as public affairs and financial communications. Our commitments to our people and to fostering a culture of work-life blend have led to the ﬁrm earning the prestigious Work-Life Seal of Distinction, an award for the Most Innovative Agency Initiative, and being named among the Top Places to Work in PR and the Organizations of the Year for gender diversity. Headquartered in New York City, our parent company, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has more than 80 offices in 50 countries as well as an extensive associate network. Because of our footprint and breadth of expertise, we can seamlessly partner with clients locally, regionally and around the world to solve business challenges with impact.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.