Public Relations Counsel – Swanson Russell
From the middle of America, Swanson Russell, a full-service marketing communications and advertising agency, produces ideas that grab attention from coast to coast. Our crew of big thinkers, go-getters and team players uncover the insights that unleash new possibilities for brands. It’s how we build genuine trust that strengthens over time. It’s how we MAKE BELIEF™. Swanson Russell is dedicated to building an inclusive work culture that expands and embraces diversity, and that elevates our work and our connection to the world. If that sounds like you, apply today.
We are looking for a talented PR professional who has the ability and desire to craft compelling copy, connect with the media and communicate through appropriate channels. The Public Relations Counsel advises clients on strategic public relations issues and plans, manages and implements public relations programs including media relations, events, and social media. This person must have the motivation and desire to learn all about clients, their industries and their audiences. They will generate top-quality public relations materials – press releases, white papers, articles, talking points and more – and they will also represent clients/agency at industry functions. The right person will be very organized with energy and enthusiasm to burn and a make-it-happen mindset. Relationship-building skills are important to work with fellow account team members as well as clients and target audiences. The ideal candidate also will be able to adapt their PR skills to different industries when necessary.
Writing skills are crucial to effectively communicate information presented in content-driven communications, press releases, feature articles, speeches, newsletters and miscellaneous correspondence. Must have the ability to think strategically when developing public relations plans. Experience with influencer communications and the growing use of AI would be advantageous. A four-year degree in journalism, public relations or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred; an additional 4 years of experience in a related field may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Please submit 2-3 writing samples or a link to your online portfolio to be considered.