Public Relations Agency – Near North Chicago Suburb-Immediate Hire.
Senior Account Manager – Real Estate PR
Ref # 893
Are you an experienced PR professional with a passion for writing/editing and pitching? Do you have a nose for news and solid foundation of working with clients? Track record of successful placements? Digital experience?
Are you curious about real estate or want to learn more? Our favorite real estate PR agency
client seeks Sr. Account Manager to join the team. New business wins spell success for agency and need to hire. Will also consider candidate for full time
or part-time employment.
Client is a boutique, family-friendly agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on
creativity, integrity, determination and fun. Ideal candidate who enjoys a collaborative, open
environment and stays up-to-date on trends /current events will thrive in this position. Must
have access to a car for client/industry events. Writing test part of the interview process.
Desired Skills and Experience:
- 5+ years of professional experience in journalism, public relations
and/or corporate communications. Number of years not as important as depth of experience and expertise to add to the firm’s growth.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English.
- Superlative writing, pitching and editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.
- Experience developing and managing social media campaigns.
- Strong interpersonal skills – able to get along well with a variety of personalities.
- Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail and ability to meet multiple
- Able to work independently or as a member of a team at boutique agency.
- Great work and good play ethic.
- Real estate knowledge a plus.
- Bonus points for existing relationships with local and national media.
Sr. Account Manager will develop and execute innovative PR campaigns for some of Chicago’s most high-profile real estate firms and developments. Diverse client roster spans residential and commercial sectors and includes companies with both a local and national presence. Clients include builders, developers, investors, property managers, brokers, contractors, architects and interior designers.
Candidate will write and edit news releases, bylines and blog posts; identify compelling
story angles and pitch to appropriate media outlets (mostly print, digital, TV and radio);
fulfill source requests; cultivate relationships with influential reporters and editors; and
manage social media programs, with ability to track results. Need access to car for client
meetings, events and industry functions.
Send your resume, salary, writing samples and answers to the questions from this link http://lhazan.com/qa/ to Lynn@lhazan.com. Your follow up call to 312-863-5401 will make a difference.