Franco is Hiring an Assistant Account Executive

Do you love to write, tweet and network? If you’re apt to brag to visitors about the newest Detroit restaurants or Michigan-brewed beer, we should talk. Franco is looking for a creative, detail-oriented Assistant Account Executive with at least one year of media relations experience (agency experience preferred).

The ideal candidate has strong organizational, media relations and writing skills. The candidate should demonstrate past results including writing samples and earned media coverage for consumer brands. The candidate should also have experience with social media marketing on networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.


  • Write press releases / advisories / fact sheets / briefing documents / blogs / social content
  • Create, monitor and update media lists
  • Identify and anticipate news trends and story opportunities and work with team to craft pitches and story angles
  • Coordinate distribution of news materials
  • Develop content for client social channels
  • Support design and photography needs
  • Compile data and analytics; develop client reports
  • Plan and organize client events
  • Create and maintain status documents, activity reports, presentations and summaries
  • Attend meetings; participate in brainstorming; develop agendas and recaps/notes
  • Conduct research
  • Monitor client and/or agency-related news as directed; distribute coverage and reports (occasional rapid response required)
  • Embrace and embody Franco culture and standards of excellence


Required Experience and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or a related field
  • Internships and/or entry-level experience in PR, marketing, social media or related field
  • Positive attitude
  • Creative, curious, accountable, organized
  • Careful and consistent attention to detail
  • Strong content writing and editing skills; excellent overall communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task; ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks in an environment where guidelines and deadlines often change
  • Works well in an open, collaborative, team environment


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a resume, cover letter and relevant writing sample to with “Assistant Account Executive Job Posting” in the subject line of your email.

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