Assistant Account Executive – Public Relations

December 15, 2020


Position Title: Assistant Account Executive – Public Relations

Location: Chicago Office

Closing Date: When filled

Respond To: jobs@kemperlesnik.com


Position Summary:

 

KemperLesnik is one of Chicago’s best and brightest paces to work. The agency is looking for a public relations professional to be an integral part of the agency’s PR team as a junior executive.

 

The agency, which offers a unique set of PR, event, content and sports marketing services, is seeking a colleague that is capable of thinking about the big picture while managing and handling the details of many projects at once. This person will be responsible for delivering innovative communications programs, securing consistent high-level results with the top tier media, working with awards programs, and analyzing/measuring results. This person must also have strong AP Style writing skills and be able to succulently tell stories that resonate with clients and media.

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Proven media relations skills – in strategy and pitching
  • Understanding of social media best practices, including content development, engagement and analytics
  • Ability to develop creative campaigns
  • A strong writer
  • An AP Style expert
  • A strong work ethic
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • A true love of public relations

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or journalism
  • 0-2 years of corporate or agency public relations experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of social media
  • Demonstrable knowledge of media relations
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal

 

KemperLesnik Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer