Looking for a Chicago PR Senior Account Executive job? We work with some of the most innovative B2B and tech companies on the planet – the kinds of clients that make it easy to craft fresh story ideas for today's audiences. Work better hours for better clients with talented colleagues. It's a dream job.
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Our client list includes an impressive array of large Fortune 500 corporations, startups, fast-growing high-tech companies, professional service firms, business associations and nonprofits.
We've worked hard to develop a reputation for providing insightful, strategic communications counsel to our clients, and we are borderline obsessive about flawless execution in our marketing and communications programs.
As a Walker Sands Senior Account Executive, you will work with a team of passionate PR pros at your back, you'll get to manage the accounts of 5-6 technology and B2B clients: nurturing client relationships, developing strategy, forging influential media contacts - basically, doing whatever it takes to drive meaningful PR outcomes for our clients.
Along the way, you will participate in our firm's culture of constant learning, accumulating valuable lessons from the bleeding edge of the field and swapping insights with people both inside and outside of the firm.
But most importantly, your role as a Senior Account Executive will give you a reason to want to get out of bed in the morning and the satisfaction of reaping real results from the hard work you invest in your career.
For the Senior Account Executive role, we're looking for people with 4-6 years of agency PR experience, preferably in the fields of technology and/or B2B. We also expect that you will have experience managing accounts and staff since this position will require you to supervise a team of junior PR team members.
A bachelor's degree in a related field and a strong knowledge base in the areas of technology, social media, marketing and PR are prerequisites. When it comes to personal characteristics, you need to be extremely articulate, organized, detail-oriented, creative and ambitious.
And you need to have flawless writing skills. A background in journalism is a huge plus.
If this challenge sounds right for you and you've got what it takes, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Account Director in the subject line of your email.
As a Green Room candidate, you will go through all the initial steps of our hiring process. That way, when the position opens, we will have you ready to go.