8-14-15: What tools do you have in your tool kit?

What tools do you have in your tool kit? Our clients are looking for candidates with skills in digital marketing, social media, public affairs, analytics, and not for profit PR, among others. Are you familiar with the three C’s: content, context, and conversion? How do your skills match? Have a look at our current job openings.


See you at the City Winery on Monday, August 17 for its annual Summer Social.  It’s always a great event.

Keep your eyes open for the webinar on Thursday, August 20th on accelerating your job search. Nervous when it comes to Public Speaking? Check out the article posted below. We are also happy to promote some great events at DePaul for job seekers. Save the dates. We’ll keep you posted.

In case you might be wondering about the ducks, we have a large collection, thanks to the generous contributions from Friends of LH&A.


Table of Contents:

A. Job Openings – Ongoing Jobs-Social Media, Public Affairs, Advertising Agency, Meeting Planning, Social Responsibility, Global Fdn Comm., Art Director.

B. Free Webinars – Accelerate Your Job Search NOW- Thursday, August 20th

C. Save the Dates – Upcoming Workshops – Live Events – August 17th, October 8th-9th, October 15th

D. Article – Nervous About Public Speaking? You Won’t Be After You Read This.


A. Job Openings- Ongoing Needs:

1. Social Media Manager and Social Media Specialist We are looking for TWO candidates who have a passion for Social Media! Are you a Social Media Manager with 5-7 years or a Social Media Specialist with 2-4 years of experience? Are you Chicago based? Then look no further!


2. VP Client Services- PR Agency- Public Affairs- Chicago

Are you a public policy/issues management guru? Have in-depth experience with Chicago/IL media? Have 10+ years of PR agency experience? Enjoy supervising and mentoring staff? Want to be the #2 person in an award winning agency? Strong writer with a passion for editing? Are you process orientated? Are you good at building relationships with clients? Our Chicago client is hiring local talent… Send us your best work, resume, and answers to the ten questions.


3. VP of Client Relations- Consumer Ad Agency- Chicago suburbs

Are you the go-to person with consumer advertising account management experience?  A collaborative player/coach who raises client service to a new level? Have 8-10+ years of increasingly responsible consulting or client service experience? Have advanced understanding of latest digital and off-line tools and strategies to reach and convert prospects into customers? Ready to be part of senior management team? Then send us your resume and answers to the ten questions.


4. Program Manager- Meeting Planning- Downtown Chicago

Are you a hands on meeting planner? Do you have third-party experience? Enjoy working with outside clients? Are you detail oriented, great at negotiating contracts, booking hotels, transportation and logistics? Work primarily on international meetings for major clients, primarily in Europe and Asia. Big pharma experience a plus. Must be available for weekend work (approximately once/month).


5. Assistant Program Manager- Social Responsibility- Temp Position- Chicago West Suburbs

Do you have strong administrative talent? Put it to use for a temp assignment for a global client in the western suburbs of Chicago. Full time project from mid October-end of December, 2015, with some part time hours prior for training, starting in September. Must have intermediate level of proficiency in Excel. This job is very similar to a project management type position. Maternity leave replacement. Candidate will start training in September, two to three days a week. Public transportation not available to location, must have a car.


6. B-To-B Marketing Communications Manager- Retail Technology Co.- Chicago

Do you enjoy creating business development materials? Do you have strong B2B writing experience that moves clients to action? Background in retail nice to have. Our client is eager to hire. Candidates are interviewing… Send us your best work, resume and answers to the ten questions.


7. Senior Art Director- Retail Technology Co.- Chicago

Are a rockstar Senior Art Director? Have strong conceptual design chops to join rapidly growing in-house creative team to help build emerging brand?  Do you have strong conceptual skills and exceptional art direction talent across multiple media? Then this is the job for you! Ideal job for self-starter who works well both independently and with team. Will uphold design integrity throughout every stage of project. Must be able to take projects from kick off to production through all stages of creation across both B2B and C2C channels.


8. Communications Manager/ Senior Communications Manager- Global Foundation- Downtown Chicago

Are you a strategic and tactical communications/PR self-starter who can develop and execute communications strategies? Want to use your communications expertise to make a difference? Interested in global issues? Have strong writing skills? Want to be the point person for communications for a Chicago based international foundation? Here is the job for you…



B. Free Webinars

Accelerate Your Job Search NOW

Thursday, August 20th @ 10:00 am EST (7:00 am PST, 8:00 am MST, 9:00 am CST)

Proper timing can make or break your job search. There is a great advantage to accelerating your job search in the Month of August. Today’s program will include the following topics:

  • Why there is less competition in the Month of August
  • How to position yourself properly to hiring authorities
  • What you need to do NOW
  • Why most employers hire before the end of the year

Job Seekers may register on our Career Portal by clicking on the WEBINAR Tab. Then clicking on the event and then register by clicking the webinar registration link for each event listed.


C. Save the Dates – Upcoming Workshops – Live Events

City Winery’s Annual Summer Social | August 17, 2015 – 5:30pm-7:30pm

City Winery Chicago LLC: 1200 W Randolph, Chicago, IL, 60607

See you there!

Demystifying Careers in Marketing and Communications | October 15, 2015 – 4:00pm-6:00pm

DePaul University’s Downtown campus: 1 E. Jackson, Chicago, IL, 60604

More details to come.

DePaul’s Fall Job Fair | October 8, 2015: 3:00pm-6:00pm | October 9, 2015: 11:00am-2:00pm

DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus

LH&A will have a booth with the MAC (Marketing Advisory Council)


D. Article – Nervous About Public Speaking? You Won’t Be After You Read This