Swanson Russell is looking for a Public Relations Counsel who can lead agriculture, health care and consumer PR campaigns.
The Public Relations Counsel advises clients on strategic public relations issues, develops strategic plans and manages and carries out public relations programs including media relations, thought leadership, industry events and social media. The candidate also needs to be an excellent writer and willing to represent our agency and clients at industry functions. The Public Relations Counsel will also be involved in client/new business proposals and presentations, as appropriate.
We are looking for a PR star who thinks strategically and creatively in developing public relations/social media plans and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience pitching trade, local and national media, and a make-it-happen attitude required to pull off creative and effective media events. They will also demonstrate leadership with the account team, spot trends and potential opportunities and frame PR strategy within the big picture. We need a versatile PR practitioner who can build strong relationships and manage key agricultural, regional and health care clients. You will need to be organized, have energy and enthusiasm to burn, and a deadline-driven mindset to keep things on track. 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 5 years of experience is preferred; an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
For consideration, please complete our online application and include 2-3 writing samples at www.swansonrussell.com/careers.