Named America’s best boutique agency in 2021 and 2022, CLYDE is seeking rising stars to join our award-winning communications agency as part of our Fellowship Program. We are currently accepting resumes for the July – December 2024 cohort of fellows. CLYDE is an impact agency. We work with clients who want to make a difference — and it’s our job to help them do it, through earned, owned, and paid media programs, creative solutions, and smarter, informed strategies. Our work deals with exciting national-level issues, including corporate business, tech, education, real estate, financial services, non-profits, and more. CLYDE team members should have an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the development of a rapidly evolving agency. Our team is creative, ambitious, collaborative, and highly rewarded.

 

The CLYDE Fellowship Program is designed to give recent college graduates hands-on experience in an agency environment and kickstart their career in public relations. Our CLYDE Fellows play a crucial support role on 3 to 5 client accounts, as well as take on content, research, and creative tasks across the agency. In addition, through a professional development curriculum, Fellows gain industry expertise and receive: training in technical skills and industry tools; résumé and cover letter writing workshops and interview coaching; and mentorship from across the organization and at every level.

 

To apply, you should have:

  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Some understanding of, or experience in, public relations or public affairs 
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
  • An interest in boldly picking up the phone and “pitching” reporters with client stories
  • Basic understanding of digital communications, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • A healthy appetite for news and information, especially related to industry trends, issues, politics, and policy
  • The desire to work with a cross-functional, integrated team to deliver award-winning work
  • A commitment to uphold and defend the highest levels of ethical conduct
  • A desire to work in a fun, fluid, and fast-paced start-up environment
  • Respect for a culturally-diverse team
  • The ability to work 40 hours a week
  • The ability to work from our DC office at least two days a week

The base hourly pay for this position is $17.50.

 

About CLYDE

CLYDE is a principles-driven strategic communications agency guided by a vision to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for. We are a high energy, people-centric, public relations and communications agency. We’re a principles-driven firm disrupting “business as usual” in communications through creative strategy focused entirely on results-driven campaigns. We are unafraid of pushing each other and the norm.  Our team is creative, ambitious, collaborative and we do it all with intentional dedication to every individual “being able to bring [their] whole self to work, safely”.

This position will be based out of the Washington DC office.

CLYDE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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