Public Relations Senior Account Executive | Carol Fox & Associates

Submitted by cfa1412 on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 9:58am

CAROL FOX AND ASSOCIATES

PUBLIC RELATIONS SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:   Senior Account Executive

Department:      Public Relations

Reports to:         President

 

Carol Fox and Associates, a Chicago-based marketing and public relations agency specializing in arts, entertainment and lifestyle clientele, is hiring a publicist to plan and implement public relations for a variety projects based in entertainment, non-profit organizations and the arts. The company’s environment is dynamic and fast-paced, with a client roster that boasts many of the city’s best-known attractions and cultural institutions. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Creating strategic public relations plans
  • Overseeing publicity campaigns
  • Serving as the liaison with the client and the CF&A team
  • Writing press releases, media advisories, public relations plans and activities reports
  • Planning public relations campaigns, including developing strategies and media events
  • Pitching and securing placements in major newspapers, magazines, television and radio shows and websites
  • Compiling summary reports and presenting to clients
  • Oversee support staff and interns
  • Staffing meetings, photo and video shoots and interviews
  • Staffing client events

Skills needed

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Experience managing staff
  • A good work ethic and sense of professionalism
  • Knowledge of the entertainment scene in Chicago
  • A strong knowledge of the Chicago media,with working relationships with many of the area’s top entertainment journalists preferred
  • The ability to juggle numerous projects simultaneously and effortlessly
  • The flexibility to work weekends, early mornings or evenings as required
  • Social media experience

 

This is a full-time, salaried position to begin immediately. The salary is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include medical and optional dental insurance, a 401K savings plan, vacation pay, paid sick leave and personal time.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of public relations experience and established relationships with Chicago media.  A college degree in a relevant field, such as public relations or journalism a plus.  Other qualifications include the ability to multi-task, an enthusiastic personality and a passion for entertainment or arts.

To Apply: 

To apply, send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Carolf@carolfoxassociates.com. Resumes without cover letters will be disregarded.  No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Carol Fox