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Fellowship Program 2024 - Public Relations

Arnold Worldwide

Arnold Worldwide

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Agency :

Havas Health & You

Job Description Summary :

A fellowship is an entry-level position designed to teach the employee the fundamental facets of health and wellness advertising, the company, and their department. With a focus on training, our Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in training courses such as Pharma 101, Business Writing, and Foundations of Presenting; as well as a series of discussions with Senior Executives to understand how each department partners to service our clients. Fellows are given opportunities to expand their network and be mentored by the greatest minds in pharmaceutical advertising.

The Public Relations Fellow supports and implements specific aspects of account programs, with a focus account management, administration, and monitoring, building media pitches, learning to develop meaningful content that supports business objectives, tracking and reporting on results, and supporting the team overall. Professional development is generally on-the-job training, coaching from your peers and senior leadership, and selected training programs offered both internally and externally, as needed.

Job Description :


  • Monitoring and daily reporting of traditional media

  • Developing and maintaining media lists and participating in internal business team meetings

  • Drafting and distributing pitch letters, news releases, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks, and standby statements

  • Developing relationships with external audiences (media, third party constituencies, vendors) to provide the best service possible to client

  • Preparing monthly activity reports and maintaining calendars and travel itineraries

  • Heavy data, issues management and advocacy


  • Conduct media audit and create audit report with concrete insights, for regular account and new business pitch

  • Developing and maintaining media lists, and participating in internal business team meetings

  • Drafting and distributing pitch letters, main good relationship with reporters


  • Monitoring and daily reporting of traditional media

  • Actively provide learnings to share insights and facilitate best practices across client programs


  • Support development of various type of content, including news releases, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks, and standby statements


  • Schedule, organize, attend and participate in weekly team/client status meetings

  • Prepare call agenda, take notes and generate call recap; distribute them timely to client

  • Develop and manage project timeline, own client and internal status trackers for assigned accounts; keep team on track to meet deadlines

  • Format and copy edit content deliverables, presentations, memos, POV documents, etc.

  • Support smooth operation of agency finance by submitting accurate and timely invoices, SOWs, estimates, vendor setup, etc.

  • Manage upward, knowing when to elevate project issues and when to solve them


  • Participate in creative ideation, brainstorming and concept development

  • Understand client brand category and landscape to deliver creative ideas that resonate with target audiences

  • Proactively share creative work that inspires new thinking in the agency

  • Take a creative approach to problem-solving


  • Be an active part of the business development function, identifying potential opportunities for organic growth within existing clients

  • Participate in pitch development and presentations as required

  • Stay abreast of social platform updates and algorithm changes

  • Be at the forefront of what is happening in the space, and propose new platforms to enter and first-to-market programs


  • BA/BS Marketing/Advertising, Communication, Business or Liberal Arts

  • 0–1 year relevant social media, marketing or journalism experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and social media management tools (Hootsuite, Sprinklr)

  • Strong verbal and written communication and public speaking capabilities

  • Strong organizational, leadership, and multitasking techniques with attention to detail

  • Candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Candidate should have the ability to work well under pressure and maintain high quality standards

  • The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills, thrive from speaking to people and building relationships, and have an optimistic attitude

Contract Type :


Here at Havas across the group we pride ourselves on being committed to offering equal opportunities to all potential employees and have zero tolerance for discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity, disability and other factors that have no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.