Public Relations Trainee

Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group
( HR, Training & Recruitment )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Role Description:

  • This position reports to an Account Lead. He/She will also work closely together with other members of the PR team.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Work with senior team to learn how to develop and implement compelling both B2B and B2C public relations programs;
  2. Learn from Sr. team how to draft and edit high quality written materials, including media correspondence, bylines, and speaking abstracts;
  3. Learn the foundations of Project Management; assists the practice group in manage multiple client projects by starting to set priorities and maintaining deadlines;
  4. Learn media relations from Sr. team - begins to understand key components of media relations and how to build relationships with regional and national media; learns the pitch process and may try pitching client stories to local and international media
  5. Learn how to work across geographies, including the US, EMEA and APAC. May help coordinates regional client projects with other offices in Asia;
  6. Take part in monitoring all client company mentions, while closely following our competitors’ social media activity. This helps the trainee learn the landscape of our industry
  7. First hand exposure to the client budget planning process, which helps trainee understand the agency business; may support the senior team with worksheet or other aspects of account financials
  8. Trainees will also attend monthly training sessions by senior staff and regional leaders on topics such as leadership, communication skills, research skills and other PR and social media topics


  1. Company background and businesses
  2. Corporate culture and organization structure
  3. Presentation skills
  4. PR 101
  5. Media monitoring skills
  6. Research skills
  7. Time management skills
  8. Media relations skills
  9. Writing and Proofreading skills

Duration of Traineeship offered:

  • 6 months

Approved Training Allowance

  • Fresh Graduates - $2500
  • Non-Mature Mid-Career Individuals - $2300
  • Mature Mid-Career Individuals - $2900

Education Qualifications Required for the Traineeship Role under SGUnited Traineeship:

  • This position is open for both recent graduates and mid-career individuals (mature and non mature). Graduates interested in this position should possess a Degree Qualification. Mid-career individuals from any qualification level can apply.
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