H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe. 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. Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform their challenges into effective, award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world.
The role is in our Financial and Professional Services team, H+K’s ‘Team of the Year’ for 2017. The team also works across many other sectors from biscuit makers to FMCG giants. We have a team of 35 Financial and Professional Services consultants with specialist corporate communication, consumer B2B, digital, issues and crisis, and public affairs experience. The business has grown rapidly over the past six years thanks to a winning strategy underpinned by an open and supportive team. We take pride in delivering best in class work, while recognising the human element in creating the optimum environment for this. You will see your ambition rewarded and spurred on by managers and colleagues.
RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES
The successful candidates will be bright, ambitious and hard-working. Experience working in comms, PR, PA, or social media is helpful, but not a necessity – more important is a passion for communications, overall smarts, and high levels of intellectual curiosity.
A good knowledge of social media and Microsoft Office is an advantage, as is being a confident self- starter with a proactive approach.
WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU
+ The opportunity to develop under the guidance of some of the best in the industry
+ The chance to gain first-hand experience working on high-profile international brands
+ Exposure to globally-recognised clients and campaigns centered upon performance and purpose
+ The ability to work alongside a passionate and supportive team
+ Joining one of the world’s most respected, award-winning PR agencies
+ Our dedicated training academy The Hub which provides a breadth of skills enabling our people to take ownership of their career development and become trusted advisors to their clients
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.