THG Fellow

The Herald Group is searching for a highly motivated, career-oriented individual looking to gain hands on knowledge of public affairs and strategic communications through our fellowship program.

The fellow should possess excellent interpersonal skills, good writing and verbal communication ability as well as be able to display excellent experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The candidate should be a team player, display an ability to multi-task and possess a keen attention to detail.

The Herald Group is a full-service public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., that provides strategic communications counsel to major corporations, trade associations and other organizations seeking to advance a policy position or raise awareness in Washington, D.C., or in state capitals. It is a fast-paced, energetic work environment, and fellows will be fully integrated into the innerworkings of the firm, and interact with senior staff, including partners.

The fellow will play an integral part of client account teams, assisting in delivering high-quality strategic communications services to our clients. Fellows are full-time, and the program is three months after which the fellow will be evaluated for full time employment depending on performance.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate with experience in communications and/or public affairs, as well as an interest in politics and policy
  • Strong written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter who will seek out opportunities to assist team members

Prior Experience Should Include:

  • Media list development
  • Daily and ad hoc media clip reporting
  • Internet research
  • Administrative projects/tasks
  • Media pitching
  • Social media post drafting
  • Press release drafting

The Herald Group presents unique opportunities for advancement of innovative professionals seeking to excel in a growing, fast-paced environment.

Benefits:

  • The fellowship is paid.

How to apply:

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter with a resume to csmith@theheraldgroup.com, and may be asked to submit a writing sample or complete a writing test. EOE M/F/V/D