PR – Sr. Account Manager – Real Estate PR Agency- Full time – Immediate Hire

PR – Sr. Account Manager – Real Estate PR Agency- Full time – Immediate Hire

Public Relations Agency – Near North Chicago Suburb

Ref # 927

Are you an experienced PR professional, passionate about writing & pitching media? Have experience in the Real Estate industry? Worked within public affairs, community engagement and/or public policy side? Able to identify compelling stories & pitch media? A solid foundation of working with clients? Track record of successful placements?

Our favorite real estate PR agency client seeks a Sr. Account Manager to join their team. New business wins spell success for agency & need to hire. Interested in working full time? Fridays are “Work from home”.

Client is an award winning, boutique, family-friendly agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination & fun. Ideal candidate enjoys collaborative, open environment; stays up-to-date on trends /current events. Must have access to a car for client/industry events. Writing test part of interview.

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 & expertise to add to firm’s growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English. Excellent writing, pitching & editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to get along well with variety of personalities.
  • Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail; able to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Enjoys working independently or as team member.
  • Great work & good play ethic.
  • Real estate knowledge a plus.
  • Bonus points for existing relationships with local & national media.

Responsibilities:

  • Sr. Account Manager will develop & execute innovative PR campaigns for some of Chicago’s most high-profile real estate firms & developments.
  • Diverse client roster spans residential and commercial sectors & includes companies with both a local and national presence. Clients include builders, developers, investors, property managers, brokers, contractors, architects & interior designers.
  • Candidate will write & edit news releases, bylines & blog posts; identify compelling story angles & pitch to appropriate media outlets (mostly print, digital, TV & radio).
  • Fulfill source requests; cultivate relationships with influential reporters & editors.
  • Need access to car for client meetings, events & industry functions.

To Apply:

Send your resume, requested salary, writing samples & answers to questions from this link https://lhazan.com/qa/ to Lynn@lhazan.com. Your follow up call to 312-863-5401 will make a difference.

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