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Aug 20, 2021

We are hiring … for three positions! So how did we get here? Well, it’s a combination of a current team member deciding to pursue her dream of going back to school, a strategic restructuring of the agency and a little forecasting of client/industry wants and needs. With that in mind, we’ve identified three focus areas: media relations, DE&I communications and project management.

We realize these three areas don’t have much overlap and, frankly, we think they all deserve their own 40-hours-a-week focus, so we’re looking for people to fill each of these areas, but may not hire for all three positions at once. Below, you’ll find a summary of the positions and check out the PDF link for more details on each. If you feel you have overlap in these areas, that’s great; we’d love to hear about that so please tell us in your cover letter, but don’t feel like you have to be the master of everything.

Please note that the initial review of applications will begin on September 13. Applications submitted after will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The positions (more can be found linked to each job title):

The Media Relations Specialist will work to identify media relations priorities and initiatives from strategy to placement, leveraging agency resources to help achieve client goals. We’re looking for someone with excellent writing, knowledge of traditional and emerging media strategies, reporter and editor relationships, and story development skills.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in public relations, marketing or a related field, a proven track record of using traditional and emerging communication tools and technologies, and the ability to lead media relations projects and media-focused client accounts. 

To apply for the Media Relations Specialist position, email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to shannon@piperandgold.com with the job title in the email subject line.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Communications Strategist will use their public relations expertise to integrate DE&I into communications initiatives. This specialist will work to identify communications priorities and manage strategies from concept to completion, leveraging agency resources to help achieve client goals and ensure client deliverables are created in a way that supports equitable programs and systems.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree; formal education or professional experience in diversity, equity and inclusion; and experience executing DE&I initiatives or integrating DE&I perspectives into communications campaigns and efforts. 

To apply for the DE&I Communications Strategist position, email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to shannon@piperandgold.com with the job title in the email subject line.

The Project Manager position is a new position that will offer agency wide support to ensure client projects are managed and executed using agency resources. We are looking for a detail-oriented and process-focused person with formal project management knowledge and experience to help support client teams. This position is responsible for ensuring superior quality and managing clear processes that lead to meeting project deadlines.

Applicants must have an associate degree or higher, three or more years of experience in project, traffic and account management, and the demonstrated ability to create detailed project schedules, plans and/or programs.

To apply for the Project Manager position, email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to shannon@piperandgold.com with the job title in the email subject line.

Who would be a good fit?

We’re looking for someone who is detail-oriented and a clear communicator, with strong follow-through and time management skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple projects and independently take care of business is a must. We appreciate an action-oriented approach, a commitment to high-quality work and impressive emotional intelligence and interpersonal expertise.

What’s it like to work at P&G?

Piper & Gold is an award-winning, small-by-choice, Michigan-based female-owned business that works with government agencies, nonprofits and businesses to make an impact through communications. We work to serve our clients and communities with smart, efficient and strategic solutions to communications challenges and opportunities. We believe in a 40-hour workweek and strive to create an environment where we care about our coworkers and clients, minimize frustrations and do great work.

What are P&G’s COVID-19 protocols?

With the COVID-19 pandemic still at large, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, clients and communities safe. Piper & Gold adheres to CDC, state and local orders regarding COVID-19 and is a COVID-cautious employer. The P&G team is fully vaccinated and currently working remotely. We will require proof of vaccination within 30 days of hire.

Questions?

For questions or clarifications about the job positions, please email cassie@piperandgold.com

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Cassie Cotton

Cassie is an expert project manager with a futuristic mindset, and she’s at her best when she’s had two cups of coffee and is working to solve complex problems with creative solutions.

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