Consumer Publicity Internship 2019 – H+M Communications – New York, NY

H+M Communications


One of the Holmes Report’s top Consumer PR Agencies in North America, H+M Communications is an independent Hispanic and woman-owned, award winning full-service, marketing and public relations consultancy specializing in the development of integrated marketing solutions for entertainment, media, sports, consumer, and lifestyle brands. H+M’s expertise spans media and community relations, multicultural marketing, publicity, events, media planning/buying, grassroots and experiential marketing, content creation and syndication, creative, digital and social media, sponsorship development and activation, and corporate/crisis communications. Founded in 2003, the firm is led by President/CEO Etienne Hernandez-Medina and Partner Jennifer Becerra who heads East Coast operations. H+M Communications is headquartered in West Hollywood, CA with offices in New York City, Chicago, Miami, Seattle, Houston, Mexico City (Mexico) and Madrid (Spain).

Some of our clients include: Universal Pictures, Telemundo, Fox Searchlight, Paramount Pictures, Endemol Shine, Comcast Corporation, MGM Films, Pantelion Films, Hemisphere Media, STRONG by Zumba, and Sony Pictures Television, among others.


The apprentice will support our Consumer & Entertainment Publicity team.

  • Participate in team brainstorms for upcoming campaigns
  • Support the team with media relations outreach (pitching)
  • Draft pitches for media, promo partners, journalists, and influencers
  • Research and update new media and influencer contacts
  • Research trends within the TV/consumer/entertainment industry to better improve our pitch

angles and strategies

  • Draft event recaps/campaign recaps
  • Maintain clip reports up to date; screenshot online clips and compile them into a PDF Binder
  • Update client reports with new coverage/placements
  • Draft and format press clips in an email format to send to client
  • Order event supplies and help create shipping charts
  • Create internal schedules for press days, as well as talent schedules
  • Support the team with logistics needed for a PA tour or press day (booking cars, hotels,

groomers, vendors)

  • Help track campaign budget and internal out-of-pocket expenses
  • Join weekly calls and provide call recaps/notes for the team; help create internal agendas


  • Eligible to receive college and/or course credit
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications,

Business or English

  • The applicant should possess excellent writing and communications skills, be detail oriented,

organized, personable and be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously in a fast-

paced, deadline driven environment

  • Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel), as well as

be Social Networking/Internet savvy

H+M Recent Awards and Recognitions:

  • The Holmes Report: Top 5 Consumer PR Agencies in North America
  • Los Angeles Business Journal: Top PR Firms in Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Business Journal: Top Minority-Owned Businesses
  • PRSA Silver Anvil Awards: Multicultural PR Campaign of the Year and Best of Silver Anvil


  • PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards: Word of Mouth Campaign of the Year
  • SABRE Awards: Social Media/Social Networking Campaign of the Year
  • In2 SABRE Awards: Non-Journalists/Influencers Campaign of the Year
  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards: Influencer Communications Campaigns of the Year
  • PR Week Awards: Multicultural Campaigns of the Year

Job Type: Internship

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