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Public Relations Associate – Lincoln

Swanson Russell is looking for a Public Relations Associate with the skills to help execute a national thought leadership campaign for an alternative energy nonprofit organization.

We are looking for a detail-oriented PR star with who thinks like a journalist to find the news in any opportunity and can turn three key messages into 10 stories ideas without breaking a sweat. Versatile writing skills are paramount as this candidate can take a single piece of content and mold it into a variety of formats including a media alert, news release, blog post, guest column, talking points and social media content.

The ideal candidate will have experience pitching local and national media, and possess a stellar track record of social media management. The PR pro can anticipate what’s needed next to add value to a project without waiting to be told. A make-it-happen attitude is necessary to pull off creative and effective media events and an attention to detail keeps all of the time-sensitive specifics on track. Former journalists and those with PR agency experience are encouraged to apply.

A desire to be part of a team is a must, as you will work with fellow account team members and client contacts daily.

Swanson Russell is a $100 million agency with national accounts you’ve heard of in outdoor recreation, turf and lawn products, agribusiness, construction, regional brands and healthcare.

A four-year degree in journalism, public relations or a related field gets you in the door. A minimum of 3 years of experience is preferred; an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. 

For consideration, please complete an online application and include 2-3 writing samples at www.swansonrussell.com/careers.

 

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