Senior Account Executive of Corporate Practice

November 19, 2018


Position Title: Senior Account Executive

Location: Chicago Office

Closing Date: When filled


Position Summary:

KemperLesnik is one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Places to Work, and we are looking for a polished and experienced public relations professional to be an integral part of the team. This communicator must have experience in professional services, technology, HR or similar fields and be fluent in social media.

Our new colleague will be capable of thinking about the big picture while managing and handling the details of many projects at once. This super-organized person will be responsible for delivering innovative communications programs, securing consistent high-level results with the top tier media, leading awards programs, and analyzing/measuring results. She/he must also be a strong writer and be able to succulently tell stories that resonate with clients and media.

About: KmperLesnik is a leading agency with decades of experience in bringing brands to life. Founded in 1979, we are known for our ability to design and implement creative campaigns that move brands forward. We accomplish success by creating deeper connections between brands and customers via strategic media relations, events, engagements, social media, partnerships and promotions. Our teams have worked with some of the more recognized brands of the day to deliver new ideas on how each can stand above the crowd to deliver real business results.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to manage client relationships
  • Competency with leading a team
  • 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
  • 3-5 years of corporate or agency public relations experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of social media
  • Demonstrable knowledge of media relations
  • Track record in corporate and/or consumer marketing and public relations
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience leading teams

KemperLesnik Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer