Impactful Storytellers Needed

Author: Truscott Rossman
Date: February 27, 2019

Revitalizing Detroit. Reforming the criminal justice system. Transforming the delivery of health care services. Cleaning up environmental contamination. Ensuring we have clean, affordable energy. Truscott Rossman clients work on some of the most important projects and issues impacting the state of Michigan and beyond, and we’re on the lookout for two talented individuals to help us.

Full position descriptions for a Senior Account Executive and an Account Executive position are listed below. Please send an email outlining your relevant experience, along with resume and writing samples to Info@truscottrossman.com.

Account Executive

Truscott Rossman is looking for a strategic, well-rounded account executive who is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals. This is an opportunity to do award-winning work with some of the leading clients and issues impacting the state of Michigan. This account executive position will primarily be based in our Detroit office.

Job Responsibilities:

Account Executives work as part of a team to help to drive each client meet their goals and objectives. Responsibilities include managing the day-to-day execution of client communications strategies; coordinating media relations activities; developing press releases, blogs and other forms of client content; managing client social media channels; compiling news clips and social media reports; and creating client communications strategies.

Required Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Marketing or related communications field
  • 1-3 years prior experience in a PR agency or similar setting
  • A clear, concise and creative writer obsessed with telling a compelling story
  • Excellent media pitching skills, with a familiarity with the Michigan media landscape preferred
  • Effective and efficient organizational and planning skills and a strong ability to track and adhere to client deadlines and budgets
  • Effective and efficient at project management, deadline driven
  • Adept at delivering quality client service
  • Thorough understanding of various digital and social media platforms required, with experience in graphic design, photography and/or videography preferred
  • Strong understanding of PR measurement best practices
  • Ability to be entrepreneurial and seek new opportunities to help clients meet their goals
  • Excels at working in fast-paced, high-pressure situations

Senior Account Executive

Truscott Rossman is looking for an experienced and well-rounded Senior Account Executive who is passionate about helping clients tell captivating stories to achieve their goals. This is an opportunity to do award-winning work with some of the leading clients and issues impacting the state of Michigan. This senior account executive position will primarily be based in our Lansing office.

Job Responsibilities:

This Senior Account Executive position will serve as Truscott Rossman’s lead writer and editor. Senior account executives are also counted on to manage client teams and develop strategies and tell stories for their clients’ that motivate their target audiences into action. Other responsibilities include developing and coordinating media relations strategies and activities; managing client social media channels; and compiling news clips and social media reports to demonstrate ROI to clients.

Desired Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Marketing or related communications field
  • Accreditation by the Public Relations Society of America a plus
  • 5-10 years prior experience in a PR agency or similar setting
  • A clear, concise and creative writer obsessed with telling a compelling story across multiple platforms
  • Excellent media pitching skills, with a familiarity with the Michigan media landscape preferred
  • Effective and efficient organizational and planning skills, and a strong ability to track and adhere to client deadlines and budgets
  • Effective and efficient at project management, deadline driven
  • Adept at delivering quality client service
  • Thorough understanding of various digital and social media platforms, with experience managing visual storytelling projects a plus
  • Strong understanding of PR measurement best practices
  • Ability to be entrepreneurial and seek new opportunities to help clients meet their goals
  • Excels at working in fast-paced, high pressure situations
  • Comfortable with public speaking / conducting client communications training sessions preferred
  • Experience in developing crisis communications plans or managing crisis communications situations preferred

Truscott Rossman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.