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FleishmanHillard Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellow - Consumer Public Relations in Raleigh, North Carolina


FleishmanHillard North Carolina is seeking qualified candidates for our Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship. Fellows contribute to client projects and gain practical experience in the field of integrated communications from some of the industry’s best counselors. Our ideal candidate will join us full-time 40 hours per week starting in Fall 2023. This is a hybrid role and based in either our Charlotte or Raleigh offices.

The Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship is an industry-leading program that offers the opportunity for individuals to combine their communication talents with their passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). The paid Fellowships are six to twelve months in length and offer benefits, professional development opportunities and a mentor program.

FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that DE&I benefits our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As part of our ongoing effort to be the world’s most inclusive agency, we are committed to seeking candidates who possess and demonstrate a profound interest in furthering our DE&I goals.


  • Assist companies with Consumer Marketing Corporate Communications and DE&I initiatives.

  • Contribute to agency DE&I initiatives.

  • Write, edit and proofread materials in AP Style, including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets, blog posts, website content and client correspondence.

  • Pitch story ideas to relevant media and participate in brainstorm sessions.

  • Contribute to the new business process, including research and proposal preparation.

  • Monitor, research, compile and analyze client media coverage in both online and offline channels.

  • Be involved in social media projects — from research, copywriting, community management and reporting.


  • College grad (undergraduate or graduate) with the ability to work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, EDT and for a minimum of six months starting in Fall 2023.

  • The ability to work in a hybrid (both virtual and in-person) capacity.

  • A strong career interest in public relations A background or strong interest in working with clients in Consumer Marketing, Interest/experience in supporting DE&I-related observances is a plus.

  • A demonstrated passion for ethnic or cultural diversity and experience advocating for DE&I in either the work, school or volunteer setting.

  • Proven writing skills, initiative, creative problem-solving skills and proficiency in social media.

  • Previous internship, educational or equivalent work experience focused on communications, public relations, marketing or advertising.

Please submit your resume to apply. Cover letters are optional­ – though they can be an opportunity to discuss your interest in the Fellowship in greater detail, or discuss your experience if it isn’t directly related to public relations or DE&I.

As an agency, we are committed to bringing DE&I to the center of our business and our culture. We know that there is work to do both inside and outside our walls and we’ve started taking the actions that will sustain our progress and build momentum as we move towards being a more inclusive firm. Reaffirming our commitment to the Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship is one important step that allows us to find, engage and invest in the next generation of diverse talent with a professional interest in advancing DE&I.

About FleishmanHillard

We’re more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, with a longstanding worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. We specialize in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named 2021 PRovoke Global Agency of the Year; 2021 ICCO Network of the Year; 2021 Campaign Global PR Agency of the Year; 2022-2023 PRWeek U.S. Agency of the Year and Outstanding Extra-Large Agency of the Year; 2021 PRovoke APAC Consultancy of the Year; 2021 PRWeek UK Large Consultancy of the Year; Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2018-2022; and to Seramount’s (formerly Working Mother Media) “Top Companies for Executive Women” list 2010-2022. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and has 75 offices in more than 30 countries, plus affiliates in 45 countries.

FleishmanHillard offers a hybrid work model, and seeks employees who are comfortable working in the office for a portion of their workweek. We value the collaboration and camaraderie that in-person interactions provide, but also understand the importance of flexibility and balance in our employees' lives. As such, we are open to discuss various work arrangements that accommodate individual needs and circumstances, including flexible scheduling and alternative work arrangements. Our goal is to foster a productive and inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive, both in and out of the office.

FleishmanHillard is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state or local laws. Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered. If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please email ourcareers team ( or call 314-982-1700 and ask to be connected to Talent Development.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $41,600 to $45,760.

Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications and geography. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off and/or other benefits also are available.

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh | US-NC-Charlotte

ID 2023-6230

Position Function Public Relations

Job Classification AFDF Diversity Fellow