Job Postings

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.

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 Supervisor (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)

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.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 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.

Data Scientist (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

Web Analyst (Raleigh)

The Digital/Measurement Web Analyst is responsible for collecting project performance data from various sources, collating, 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
  • Troubleshoot discrepancies in data
  • Provide strategic recommendations to improve results

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar agency setting
  • Sound understanding of data collection and analysis
  • Experience managing/coordinating among various stakeholders in a team environment
  • Experience in Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and in developing web KPIs
  • 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
  • Familiarity with standard email and social media analytics and with reporting on common social media platforms, including YouTube.

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

Associate Project Manager (Chicago)

G&S is looking for an organized entry-level Project Manager to assist with managing and prioritizing multiple campaigns/projects from conception through final delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Defining project milestones, develop timelines, and track progress, revising schedules as needed to ensure deadlines are met
  • Assisting with budget estimating, working directly with team leads and finance
  • Monitoring campaign/project budgets (including hours spent, comparing projected vs actual) and communicate status accordingly with appropriate team members
  • Reviewing campaign/project briefs and request any/all relevant information prior to job kickoff
  • Facilitating team communication and collaboration to ensure all campaign/project requirements, expectations, deliverables, etc. have been fully outlined and that any outstanding information or needs are addressed
  • Monitoring workflow of deliverables and communicate progress of assigned action items
  • Reviewing creative/digital project work and provide input as applicable
  • Developing and maintaining strong internal working relationships

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 1-2 years of project management experience, preferably within an agency
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work with poise and professionalism in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Familiar with campaign/project workflow processes
  • Familiar with project management software – prior experience with Advantage a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

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

Project Manager (New York)

G&S is looking for an experienced Project Manager to assist with managing and prioritizing multiple campaigns/projects from conception through final delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, organize, and prioritize multiple campaigns/projects from conception through final delivery with a particular emphasis on creative and digital projects
  • Define project milestones, develop timelines, and track progress, revising schedules as needed to ensure deadlines are met
  • Assist with campaign/project budget estimating, working directly with team leads and finance, as applicable
  • Assist with planning and scoping of campaigns/projects, working directly with team leads
  • Monitor campaign/project budgets (including hours spent, comparing projected vs actual) and communicate status accordingly with appropriate team members
  • Review campaign/project briefs and request any/all relevant information prior to job kickoff
  • Facilitate team communication and collaboration to ensure all campaign/project requirements, expectations, deliverables, etc. have been fully outlined and that any outstanding information or needs are addressed
  • Manage workflow of deliverables and communicate progress of assigned action items with appropriate team members
  • Review creative/digital project work and provide input/feedback as applicable
  • Develop mastery of Advantage platform as it relates to project scheduling, resource allocation and budget tracking
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships, establishing leadership role with internal and external teams
  • Execute other job duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Five to 7 years of project management experience, preferably within an agency
  • BA/BS degree
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Familiar with project management software – prior experience with Advantage a plus
  • Ability to multitask and work independently with poise and professionalism in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Capable of working in a team environment managing multiple stakeholders
  • Familiar with campaign/project workflow processes
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Takes initiative

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