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Career Opportunities

Current openings are arranged by staff categories. To view a detailed description of responsibilities, qualifications and instructions for submitting your application with resume, click to expand each listing.

Account Management

These positions directly provide client services and deliver on agreed strategies and plans.

Summer Internships 2019 (All Offices)

G&S is searching for stellar interns! We’re looking for high-energy and passionate individuals for a Summer 2019 paid internship. G&S is committed to providing internship opportunities that result in a meaningful agency experience.  The goal of our internship program is to foster and develop both the technical and creative talents of our interns in business and communication strategy that will effectively prepare them for a future in the PR/business communications field.  At G&S, interns will receive the opportunity to grow and gain experience in areas such as:

  • Content Creation
  • Branding and Identity
  • Social Media
  • E-communications
  • Website Content Promotion
  • Tradeshows
  • Customer Events
  • Press Releases/Media Placement

An internship at G&S affords you:

  • The chance to join client teams and do meaningful work
  • An opportunity to offer your thoughts, opinions and ideas.
  • Time spent learning and working closely with tools of the business communications trade
  • The opportunity to help us conduct research on behalf of current and potential clients, to help inform future plans and campaigns
  • A group of collaborative, tightly-knit colleagues excited to have you on board – for their benefit and your own!

The ideal intern candidate will:

  • have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • be proficient in social media platforms.
  • be detail oriented and organized.
  • enjoy working both independently and collaboratively.
  • have experience in Industry/Trade and Internet research.
  • have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • be action-oriented and solutions-driven.

We value each and every member of our team and give everyone a seat at the table and a chance to make an impact. We hope that you’ll spend your summer with us.

To Apply: Email qualifications via cover letter and resume to either careernyc@gscommunications.com (NYC), careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago) or careerral@gscommunications.com (Raleigh). Please make your subject line “Summer 2019 Internship, Your First Name Your Last Name, Expected Graduation Month and Year.”

Junior Account Executives / Account Executives (All Offices)

We are always reviewing resumes for top talent. Candidates must possess exceptional presence and excellent writing, creativity and organizational skills. Responsibilities will include using a full range of communication services, including: writing press materials, developing and maintaining relationships with editors and clients; event coordination; and performing day-to-day account activities. Candidates must be team players who are willing to learn quickly and build meaningful relationships on behalf of our clients. PR or journalism experience and/or internship is required. (1-3 years’ experience for Account Execs).

Please send your resume and cover letter to any of our 3 offices: careernyc@gscommunications.com (NYC), careerral@gscommunications.com (Raleigh), OR careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago).

Senior Account Executives (All Offices)

The Senior Account Executive is responsible for day-to-day client contact and the implementation of integrated business communications program activities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a keen understanding of distinct B2B and B2C audiences and the ability to develop/execute business communications programs that engage these audiences.
  • Proactively generate new story ideas based on industry trends and business insights.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influential trade, consumer and business journalists to secure media placements on behalf of clients.
  • Actively collaborate with creative, digital and other agency specialists to enhance storytelling.
  • Develop and edit a wide range of content, including news releases, technical and feature articles, Q&As, e-mail copy, social content, infographics, presentations, collateral, internal communications, key messages, media backgrounders, etc.
  • Provide analysis of program success and results against program objectives.
  • Anticipate client needs and offer proactive counsel and recommendations.
  • Have excellent project management skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Actively manage program budgets.
  • Travel to events and meetings with clients/executives as needed.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years agency or corporate communications experience; experience in B2B is a plus.
  • Must possess a BS/BA in journalism, public relations, communications or marketing. Other related fields will be considered.
  • Proven ability to generate a high volume of media coverage.
  • Exceptional content development/storytelling skills across traditional, digital, social and creative channels.
  • Strong understanding of the integration of traditional, digital, social and creative to engage audiences.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with clients, media and co-workers in a proactive, timely and professional manner.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to apply creative thinking and confident risk taking to solve problems and provide solutions that achieve results.
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment.
  • Experience managing and/or coaching junior staff is a plus.

Please send your resume and cover letter to any of our 3 offices: careernyc@gscommunications.com (NYC), careerral@gscommunications.com (Raleigh), OR careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago).

Account Supervisors (New York & Chicago)

Account Supervisors are responsible for the day- to-day client operations including planning/strategy, media relations, content development, social media content and management, client and team management and collaboration with creative and digital team members

Duties:

  • Manage day- to- day account work while driving consistent results
  • Edit content – messaging and positioning/talking points, news releases, articles, social content, collateral, infographics, e-mails, presentations, etc.
  • Drive coverage in target media outlets through pitching and distribution strategies. Create and develop proactive pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and news.
  • Develop strategic business communication business plans that include traditional, digital and social media as well as creative.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff to foster employee development
  • Lead brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Travel to events and meetings with client/executives and on behalf of client

Skills/Qualifications:

  •  Minimum 5 years B2B agency or corporate communications experience.
  • Must possess a BS/BA in journalism, public relations or communications. Other related fields will be considered
  • Strong experience using traditional, digital and social media to engage B2B audiences is imperative
  • A willingness to be proactive and work effectively in an exciting and fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to problem-solving; providing practical solutions that achieve results
  • Must be able to manage several accounts
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with clients, media and co-workers required
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player with a commitment and dedication to the agency’s success
  • Ability to coach, lead and mentor junior team members

To apply: send your resume directly to careernyc@gscommunications.com (New York)  or careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago)

Account Supervisor (New York, Healthcare)

As an Account Supervisor, you will work across multiple healthcare related accounts and be responsible for the day- to-day client operations including planning/strategy, media relations, content development, social media content and management, client and team management and collaboration with creative and digital team members.

Duties:

  • Manage day- to- day account work while driving consistent results
  • Edit content – messaging and positioning/talking points, news releases, articles, social content, collateral, infographics, e-mails, presentations, etc.
  • Drive coverage in target media outlets through pitching and distribution strategies. Create and develop proactive pitch ideas for clients based on their industry, current trends and news.
  • Develop strategic business communication business plans that include traditional, digital and social media as well as creative.
  • Assist in the research, writing and development of new business proposals and presentations
  • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff to foster employee development
  • Lead brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Travel to events and meetings with client/executives and on behalf of client

Skills/Qualifications:

  •  Minimum 5 years B2B agency or corporate communications experience.
  • Must possess a BS/BA in journalism, public relations or communications. Other related fields will be considered
  • Strong experience using traditional, digital and social media to engage B2B audiences is imperative
  • A willingness to be proactive and work effectively in an exciting and fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to problem-solving; providing practical solutions that achieve results
  • Must be able to manage several accounts
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with clients, media and co-workers required
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player with a commitment and dedication to the agency’s success
  • Ability to coach, lead and mentor junior team members

To apply: send your resume directly to careernyc@gscommunications.com

Client Service Manager (Raleigh or Chicago)

G&S is looking for a Client Service Manager with 7-10 years of experience to lead a large agribusiness account. Responsible for client counsel, overall account management, execution of corporate communications programs and managing client expectations, the ideal candidate will be located in either our Raleigh or Chicago office.

Duties:

  • Lead strategy development and implementation of business communication programs
  • Provide senior counsel for accounts, including serving as primary liaison for client contacts
  • Participate, as appropriate, as an active, engaged staff member in agency management activities supporting day-to-day management of agency as well as long-term strategic planning
  • Lead, manage and develop staff
  • Manage and grow client relationships
  • Write strategic programs and range of other marketing / public relations materials, as well as overseeing writing quality and editing of materials developed by team members
  • Cultivate key media contacts/influencers; securing high-level coverage as appropriate for client accounts
  • Driving digital/social media strategy for client accounts
  • Oversee all executional responsibilities and administrative tasks associated with client accounts making sure agency reporting requirements are adhered to
  • Direct and motivate staff/team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback.

Duties:

  • Bachelor’s degree with approximately 7-10 years’ experience in public relations (agency and/or client side) + experience in agribusiness.
  • Proven account leadership skills, with “big picture” understanding of each client’s industry, issues and operating environment
  • Confident and effective speaker and presenter, as well as an active listener open to feedback
  • Sophisticated writing skills with experience developing high-level strategic documents (e.g., proposals, programs, strategy documents)
  • Demonstrated experience in all media strategy including digital / social media strategy; clear investment in staying hands-on with key technologies and platforms
  • Experience in working across multiple industry sectors
  • Proven ability to retain and build client relationships, including managing through challenges
  • High levels of accountability relative to financial stewardship of client accounts and agency as a whole
  • Proven ability to manage teams that generate results, and treat one another with care and respect
  • Thoughtful and effective coach for junior staff; invested in the development and retention of high-potential staff members
  • Innovative and creative thinker

To apply please send your resume to either careerral@gscommunications.com (Raleigh) or careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago).

Creative

These positions deliver creative solutions to account teams and clients.

Senior Graphic Designer (Raleigh)

G&S Raleigh is looking for a Senior Graphic Designer to join our growing team! Responsible for all creative asset development, from concept to delivery. Will help creative, digital and account teams deliver successful design solutions for both client and agency needs. This role will coordinate closely with stakeholders across the agency to drive creative awareness, enable growth and broaden brands in both the B2B and B2C categories.

Duties:

  • Design and create work across channels (i.e. print, digital, social, experiential) that supports strategy and creative goals set by Art Director.
  • Own and prioritize projects from concept to final delivery, delivering per timelines and budget across multiple workstreams
  • Present design concepts to stakeholders for feedback and critique
  • Work with external vendors to ensure high quality output
  • Continually develop conceptual and creative skills across all mediums, hone communication skills with internal and external teams and clients.
  • Work with small to large teams, both independently and in collaboration for design success.
  • Proactively seek assistance, additional resources, as needed
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5+ years agency or related experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, good verbal and written communications skills, proven ability to meet deadlines, excellent organizational skills, and ability to juggle multiple projects and work independently in a fast-paced office. ​
  • Expert level user of Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of Sketch, WordPress, and other developers’ platforms / software a plus. Be willing to learn and become proficient with creative department project management software. ​
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be capable of collaborating confidently with other agencies and vendors.
  • Have a passion for solving strategic and subjective design problems.
  • Experience in strategic and creative project work that supports project and measurement goals
  • Relevant understanding to B2B and B2C businesses.

To apply: send your resume and portfolio to careerral@gscommunications.com

Specialists

These positions serve as internal resources to account teams and clients.

Web Marketing Supervisors (Raleigh & Chicago)

The Digital Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day client and team operations including setting the direction and execution of digital programs, providing team member instruction and managing client expectations. Responsibilities include:

  • Working with account teams to develop strategic digital communications plans, including tactics, execution parameters, timelines and metrics
  • Providing direction to team members and managing overall implementation of digital programs
  • Leading brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Overseeing digital projects, establish and maintain digital content and asset quality create and manage best-practices
  • Applying UX-focused thinking to projects of all scales, seeking ways to improve UX across new and existing client assets
  • Developing project estimates ensuring accuracy and team accountability
  • Managing and develop team members
  • Growing and maintaining client relationships
  • Cultivating relations with agency partners and vendors
  • Assisting with digital strategy for client accounts
  • Collaborating on execution responsibilities and administrative tasks associated with client accounts making sure agency reporting requirements are adhered to
  • Directing and motivating staff/team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A strong analytics background with the ability to prioritize metrics and apply data to future strategic recommendations
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in digital communications (agency and/or client side)
  • Confident and effective speaker and presenter, as well as an active listener open to feedback
  • Familiarity with Adobe’s design suite (Photoshop & Dreamweaver), WordPress and content management systems in general, database systems and project management systems
  • Strong working knowledge of web development and digital integrations to articulate realistic budget and timing for projects
  • Strong understanding of data collection and analysis, specifically with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.
  • A willingness to be proactive and work effectively in an exciting and fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to problem-solving; providing practical solutions that achieve results
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with clients, media and co-workers require
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadline
  • Ability to coach, lead and mentor junior team member
  • Must be a team player with a commitment and dedication to the agency’s success

To apply: send your resume directly to careerral@gscommunications.com (Raleigh) or careerchi@gscommunications.com (Chicago)

 

Digital & Social Strategist (Chicago)

The Digital & Social Strategist is responsible for setting the direction, execution and measurement of social/digital programs; integrating social/digital into ongoing client programs in collaboration with broader account team; supervising social/digital specialists; and collaborating directly with clients and managing programs/budgets.

Duties:

  • Deliver expertise in the areas of advanced social strategies, paid social/digital strategies, paid/organic search, web strategy and development, user experience (UX), digital analytics/measurement and other digital services
  • Lead organic and paid campaigns across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Work with account teams to develop strategic social/digital communications plans, including tactics, execution parameters, timelines and metrics
  • Provide direction to team members and manage overall implementation of social/digital programs
  • Lead brainstorming sessions to generate strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Oversee projects, establish and maintain content and asset quality, create and manage best-practices
  • Apply UX-focused thinking to projects of all scales, seeking ways to improve UX across new and existing client assets
  • Use strong analytics background to prioritize metrics and apply data to future strategic recommendations
  • Develop project estimates, ensuring accuracy and team accountability
  • Manage and facilitate continued opportunities/growth for team members
  • Maintain and grow accounts through strong client collaboration, counsel and relationship-building
  • Cultivate strong relations with existing and new agency partners and vendors
  • Collaborate on executional responsibilities and administrative tasks associated with client accounts, making sure agency reporting requirements are adhered to
  • Direct and motivate staff/team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience across advanced social strategy, paid social strategy/programs, SEO, SEM, web strategy and development, UX and digital analytics/measurement
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in social/digital communications (agency and/or client side)
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and analyze social/digital metrics and insights.
  • Strong understanding of social communities, social networking, social media policy.
  • Confident and effective speaker and presenter, as well as an active listener open to feedback
  • Familiarity with Adobe’s design suite (Photoshop & Dreamweaver), WordPress and content management systems in general, database systems and project management systems
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to develop articulate realistic budget and timing for projects
  • Strong understanding of data collection and analysis, specifically with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • A willingness to be proactive and work effectively in an exciting and fast-paced team environment across offices and accounts
  • High level of comfort with core business tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Must be a team player with a commitment and dedication to the agency’s success
  • Ability to coach, lead and mentor junior team members
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with clients and co-workers required
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to problem-solving; providing practical solutions that achieve results

Web and Social Analyst (Chicago)

The digital/measurement analyst is responsible for collecting project performance data from various sources, collating, synthesizing, analyzing and reporting.

Duties:

  • Coordinate with internal/external stakeholders on measurement performance requirements
  • Document measurement brief which defines KPIs/metrics and determines custom tracking requirements
  • Establish performance benchmarks
  • Ensures custom tracking is in place, create unique tracking links as necessary
  • Collect performance related data from various sources, collate, organize, produce data visuals, client dashboards/reports and provide analysis
  • Coordinate internal reviews and lead client presentation
  • Keeping up to date on measurement best practice, standards and agency templates

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar agency setting
  • Sound understanding of data collection and analysis.
  • Familiarity with standard web, email, social media analytics
  • Experience managing/coordinating among various stakeholders in a team environment
  • Ability to create data visuals and design reports/dashboards
  • Strong verbal, written communications skills
  • Familiarity with marketing communications
  • Ability to educate and persuade clients and account team members on measurement best practices
  • Mathematical and statistical background
  • Experience in Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Google Tag Manager and with reporting on common social media platforms, including YouTube, and in developing web and social media KPIs.

To apply: send your resume directly to careerchi@gscommunications.com

Junior Digital Account Executive (Raleigh)

The Junior Digital Account Executive is responsible for day-to-day account activities related to the planning and execution of digital campaigns following agency best practices.

Duties:

  • Develop digital content for various mediums, including web, email and social media
  • Implement strategic digital/social plans and maintain project budgets
  • Review communication strategies and offer suggestions to best leverage digital forms of communication, from websites and email to SEO and paid promotion
  • Understand and meet project deadlines; coordinate and communicate with account lead, digital strategy manager, project manager and other internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Collect, collate and organize data from various sources; produce data visuals, client dashboards/reports and analysis
  • Regularly consult with internal/external stakeholders to understand key goals, identify data analysis requirements, check feasibility, offer recommendations, etc.
  • Deliver summary of findings, insights and recommendations in line with strategic goals in concise, actionable reports and presentations

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years agency or corporate communications experience
  • A strong understanding of the relationship between traditional public relations and the use of current online/digital technology and social media
  • The ability to develop web content and publish through a content management system
  • A willingness to be proactive and work effectively in an exciting, fast-paced team environment
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Passion for problem-solving and ability to provide practical solutions that achieve results
  • Experience providing technical support, troubleshooting, quality assurance testing and user experience testing
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to dig into the details, while understanding impact on the big picture
  • Sound understanding of data collection and analysis
  • Ability to create data visuals and design reports/dashboards
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and CMS platforms
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • A desire to hone digital skills

To apply please send your resume to careerral@gscommunications.com.