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Account Executive (Fulltime)

Job title: Account Executive (Fulltime)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Chicago
Industry: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 442367
Contact name: Hannah Sweet

Job description

Our client, tech communications and marketing agency, experiencing consistent and exponential growth is looking for an account executive to support account strategy, development of account plans, client communications and media relations. This role will be hybrid in downtown Chicago. 

Who is this person?
This person should be able to quickly develop relationships with clients but have a passion for media and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

A quality to describe this person? Agile. This is a person who can quickly pivot strategy to align with newly-formed client goals and someone able to react to the fast-paced news cycle. 

  • Daily media pitching
  • Daily pitch writing
  • Client communication
  • Contribution of ideas during team brainstorms
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or related field
  • AAE experience at a well-known public relations agency
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience utilizing media monitoring software (Cision, Meltwater or Muck Rack)
  • Fundamental understanding of media outlets
  • Ability to identify media targets -- determining which reporters, editors, producers or writers to go to and why
  • Superior organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of social media, content marketing and branding
  • Crisis communications experience
  • Tech communications background
If interested in and qualified for this opportunity, please forward your resume (and any media placement samples, if able) today!
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