Senior Account Manager

Location: 
Chicago
Company: 
Lynn Hazan & Associates

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 and expertise to add to the firm’s growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English.
  • Superlative writing, pitching and editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.
  • Experience developing and managing social media campaigns.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to get along well with a variety of personalities.
  • Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail and ability to meet multiple

    deadlines simultaneously.
  • Able to work independently or as a member of a team at boutique agency.
  • Great work and good play ethic.
  • Real estate knowledge a plus.
  • Bonus points for existing relationships with local and national media.

Responsibilities:

Sr. Account Manager will develop and execute innovative PR campaigns for some of Chicago’s most high-profile real estate firms and developments. Diverse client roster spans residential and commercial sectors and includes companies with both a local and national presence. Clients include builders, developers, investors, property managers, brokers, contractors, architects and interior designers.

Candidate will write and edit news releases, bylines and blog posts; identify compelling story angles and pitch to appropriate media outlets (mostly print, digital, TV and radio); fulfill source requests; cultivate relationships with influential reporters and editors; and manage social media programs, with ability to track results. Need access to car for client meetings, events and industry functions.

 
Apply Now: 

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