2-6-15: Entry-Level PR Consultant-PR Agency-Chicago Area

PR Consultant (freelance)-IMMEDIATE HIRE

Ref # 806

Do you like to work in PR? Have 1-2 years’ experience? Have a proactive attitude? Like to pitch/write? Can you work virtually? Are you available 8-16 hours/week (initially for 8 hours/week)?  Chicago boutique PR agency seeks eager PR freelancer to assist president on a variety of projects. Immediate hire. Available to start the week of February 9th. 

Qualifications:
– 1-2 years’ experience in PR.
– Interest in manufacturing, energy, B2B or legal.
– Able to manage time effectively/ be proactive.
– Available for 8 hours/week to start. Potential for additional hours/possibility to transition to full time position.
– Work from home approximately 2 hours/day.
– Creativity and ability to capture hits are pluses.
– Depending on candidate skill sets, could potentially work on additional activities: writing/editing of publicity material, assisting with meeting prep, and client research.

Responsibilities:
– 80% media relations.
– 20% admin.
– Pitching/follow up with Illinois media-”Old school PR pitching”.
– Assist with directed media relations pitching and follow-up. President will create   lists/pitches; candidate will send and follow-up.
– Initial assignments can include: Law firm in Southern Illinois, manufacturing client, marketing consulting company.

Additional assignments to be determined. 

– To apply: please forward your resume, work samples, hourly rate, and answers to these    questions: https://lhazan.com/qa/ to PR@lhazan.com. Your follow up call to 312-863-5401 will demonstrate your follow up talent.