8-31-18: Back to School- Back to Work-Priority Job to Fill: Social Media Strategist & Other Openings

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8-31-18: Back to School- Back to Work-Priority Job to Fill: Social Media Strategist & Other Openings

Remember the back to school feeling, whether you are a recent grad or many years removed? Whether you relish buying new tech equipment or paper and pens, you want to be prepared.
Our clients want candidates who will make a difference to their businesses. Bring your smarts, leadership, technical abilities and core competencies to a new job.
We are on deadline for candidates for the Social Media Strategist position. This real estate PR agency has won many new clients who want social media coverage. Play your role in making a difference. We will consider candidates for full time, temp, temp to perm or project based work. Candidate needs to be well versed in social media, strategic, hands on and have outstanding writing skills. If this describes you, let’s connect.
The same PR agency also needs a seasoned Sr Account Manager to manage several clients. This candidate will be a strong writer with excellent media relations abilities and client management skills. Great team to work with.
Our manufacturing client in the SW suburbs needs a MK Specialist with strong marcom talent, social media and (ideally) trade show experience. Send your resume and samples.
Lynn Hazan & Assoc: We love our interns and look forward to adding motivated college students and/or post grads to our unique program.
Check out the discounts for the Ragan Communications conferences and seminars from NSENG.
For details on all of our jobs, workshops and articles, see the jobs and links below.
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 Our Current Openings
Social Media Strategist – Real Estate PR – Near North Chicago Suburb
What client does: 
Client is a boutique, family-friendly PR agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination and fun.
Sr. Account Manager – Real Estate PR – Near North Chicago Suburb
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? New business wins spell success for agency and need to hire. Will also consider candidate for full time or part-time employment. Click here to read more…
What client does: 
Client is a boutique, family-friendly PR agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination and fun.
Do you have strong marketing communication skills and trade show experience? Experience from manufacturing, hard goods or construction from corporate, ad or marketing agency or trade association? Are you creative? Enjoy working with small, collaborative team? Click here to keep reading…
Marketing/PR/Recruiting INTERN– Downtown Chicago 
Our internship program is unique in that we share knowledge: we teach and learn from each other. Flexible hours; can receive college credit. Work side-by-side with president and other interns in an energetic environment. A definite career builder for a student or new grad interested in marketing, communications, human resources or recruiting.  Click here to keep reading…
Consulting Services
Take advantage of our Resume Review and Empowered Job Seeker Summer specials. Prices go up in the fall.
Click here to Learn More
  • The Resume Review 
In this session, Lynn Hazan will help you to break through the clutter of similar, boring resumes. You will receive practical suggestions and tips on how to revamp your resume. Complimentary follow-up phone session to assess revised resume is included. Time permitting, LinkedIn profiles will also be evaluated. Click here to Learn More
  • Empowered Job Seeker-Summer Special
“Empowered Job Seeker™” is a program that helps candidates undergo effective job searches in the ever-changing marketplace. In this 3-hour (1.5 hours each session), one-on-one or group consultation, participants learn proven techniques to more successfully market themselves as the candidates of choice. Click here to Learn More
 Ragan Communications Special Discount!
Readers of the LH&A blog will automatically receive a $250 discount for participating in a Ragan conference.
Use The Links to Receive The Discounts
  • Leadership & Executive Communications:
Sep 13-14, 2018. Washington D.C
  • Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing- Intel:
September 26-28, 2018. San Jose, CA
  • Employee Communications, PR & Social Media Summit- Microsoft:
October 3-5, 2018. Redmond,WA
  • Role of Communications in Creating Best Places to Work- Zappos:
October 16-18, 2018. Zappos HQ, Las Vegas
  •  Intranet Best Practices Conference at Tapestry:
November 6-7, 2018. New York City
  •  Best Practices for Communicators in Highly Regulated Industries:
November 8-9, 2018. New York City
1. NSENG: “How to apply ‘Design Thinking’ to stress & resiliency in your job search” with speaker John Coyle 
Location: OAK BROOK McDonald’s Hamburger Univ (2715 Jorie)
Date: Tue Sept 4th from 6:15-8:30pm
Description: Job search stress can often paralyze job seekers from making significant progress in their career search. And without the ability to bounce back quickly from setbacks, a downward spiral can ensue. But there are specific tactics that you can take to prevent this from happening. John is a world renowned speaker and his presentation will cover:
  • The latest neuroscience findings around stress and resiliency (some of the greatest impediments to a job seeker’s progress)
  • Tools to recover from stress and how to come back stronger during your search
  • A new model of resiliency… one where “proactive challenges” are designed to build capacity for even greater performance when under pressure
  • How focusing on strengths and mindfulness creates increased resiliency for job seekers
2. NSENG: “Dynamic personal branding & social networking for your job search” with speaker JD Gershbein
Location: GLENVIEW
Glenview Library (1930 Glenview RD)
Date: Wed Sept 5th from 6:15-8:30pm

Description: Job seekers with the strongest personal brands and the deepest networks possess a competitive edge over other candidates. Learn techniques for bolstering your brand and creatively communicating your value online to your professional network and potential employers. Topics that JD will cover include:

  • How to position yourself as a high-impact candidate
  • How personal branding drives network strengths
  • How to boost your engagement with decision-makers at target companies
  • How to leverage LinkedIn more effectively in your job search
  • How to engender trust and build credibility through LinkedIn recommendations
  • How to convey your leadership brand on LinkedIn more effectively
3. “Value-driven Relationship Building for Freelancers Panel” with speakers Kathleen Louden, Mia DeFino, and Lynn Hazan

Location:The Happ Inn Bar & Grill – 305 North Happ Rd. Northfield, IL 60093

Date: Wed, September 26, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
Description:A three-member panel will provide insights into how to market oneself and find and keep clients to establish a successful freelancing business. The opportunity for Q&A will be available after introduction of the panelists.
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