Monday, April 29, 2013

Account Executive, PR agency, Chicago, IL

Account Executive, PR agency, Chicago, IL

Are you making a name for yourself in PR? Early in your career and already successfully getting placements for your clients? Developing relationships with the media? Love the business of PR? Need to make a move to progress in your career?

Mid-sized PR agency in Chicago has just promoted several staff and needs an Account Executive. Offices in downtown Chicago, north of loop. Staff and work winning award after award. Everyone keeps busy with multiple clients and projects, in diverse client verticals. Great benefits include top-tier health insurance and 401(k) match.


1-3+ years’ experience in PR; 6 months to 1 year as AE. Key qualifications for the successful candidate: 

substantial agency experience
comfort working on multiple accounts concurrently and at a very fast pace B2C background (consumer products or housewares ideal) very strong writing and pitching; writing test will be part of hiring process.


AE will be involved on multiple accounts at once. 50-55% pitching, 10% client contact, 15-20% writing, 20% strategy. Writing and pitching drive this business. Many opportunities to make an impact on behalf of clients. Firm values junior employees and provides lots of training and growth opportunities.

If you’re ready for a step up in your career, let’s talk further. Send your resume to Anne Howard,, and call 312.863.5402 to make sure it was received. Reference job #736 in your correspondence.

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