PR Acct Supervisor

Location: 
Chicago
Company: 
Lynn Hazan & Associates

Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a 4-5 person team
  • Serve as key day-to-day client contact; anticipate client needs & prepare in advance
  • Manage multiple projects from concept to completion on time & within budget
  • Proactively generate new ideas & opportunities to ensure client program success
  • Help develop & write strategic memos & client presentations
  • Provide client counsel on tactical matters, linked to strategic plans
  • Maintain relationships with media & influencers. Participate in proactive outreach to generate client thought leadership opportunities
  • Manage development of press & digital assets, leverage relevant data/insights to create PR opportunities
  • Understand industry issues that directly/indirectly affect client
  • Instruct entry-level staff in the areas of media relations and writing/document creation
  • Plan & execute media relations, events & launch activities; lead media relations efforts  & initiatives

Qualifications:

 

  • 5 – 7 years of PR agency experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field
  • Able to identify & create thought leadership opportunities for consumer client executives
  • Brand experience in at least one of following categories: consumer lifestyle, food & beverage, sports & fitness, or health & wellness
  • Lifestyle, food & CPG media contacts
  • Excellent media relations skills; knowledge of identifying & maintaining social/ cultural influencer relationships
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Can work independently and within team. Strong work ethic, willingness to learn
  • Able to lead multiple projects & interact with senior level clients
  • Can solve problems, think strategically & creatively

Success Factors: This is You!

  • Smart, dedicated, creative, team player, with excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong media relations experience developing deep relationships with media and regularly securing quality placements for clients
  • Able to proactively “manage up” to senior management
  • Able to travel as needed for client meetings and events
Apply Now: 

Send resume, samples, answers to the 10 questions from this link http://lhazan.com/qa/ to PublicRelations@lhazan.com. Add PR Account Supervisor to the Header. A follow up call to 312-863-5401 would be appreciated.