Writer – Content Hub, News + Reporting

Automotive Detroit, Michigan New York, New York Washington D.C., District Of Columbia Chicago, Illinois Tampa, Florida Dearborn, Michigan


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Writer – Content Hub, News and Reporting

Hill+Knowlton is seeking an experienced Writer to join the content team to support client Ford Motor Company in storytelling and content creation for product and corporate communications. The ideal candidate has worked in both digital media on a publishing platform and in the area of public relations. 

 

This position is focused on writing thought-provoking content in support of our external news communications.  This content must be engaging, interesting and relevant.  And, most importantly, it should bring our client’s story to life. The candidate should be comfortable with being involved in every stage of the creative process from brainstorming and generating ideas, to participating in client-facing communication and meetings, to handling rounds of revisions with attention to detail— all while maintaining a positive and collaborative attitude.

 

This position is based in our Dearborn, Michigan office. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop story ideas that support and enhance our product launches and other newsworthy events and announcements
  • Execute high quality, original creative content that will excite our clients, and intrigue our global audience
  • Brainstorm and work collaboratively across agency and client organizations
  • Work closely with communications teams to ensure the content is clearly communicating the intended message
  • Work on tight deadlines across multiple teams to deliver work that exceeds expectations on time every time
  • Think big to continue to improve native communication strategy across platforms, formats, and audiences.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional writing experience within corporate comms, journalism, publishing, editorial or similar
  • 3+ years editing skills with a keen eye for detail (experience summarizing large amounts of detailed information)
  • A passion for and demonstrated success in delivering engaging content in support of a compelling story within the Automotive industry
  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related subjects with Previous communications/PR internship experience (agency or client experience a plus)

 

 About H+K

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international public relations company with over 85 offices around the world.

We believe that every corporation, every brand, every client has a public and today’s public is more powerful than ever before. They have the power to topple CEO’s, reshape corporate and brand strategy, kill products and create unicorns. Today’s public demands truth, transparency and the highest behavioral standards. 

Our client obsession means constantly evolving new products + services to help brands and the public communicate. Always in beta.

At H+K our belief is that the agency is a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time; whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow than it is today and set new standards in the industry.

Join our team and harness the power of the public.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry