Senior Account Executive

  • 10 S Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

KemperLesnik, a recurring winner of Chicago’s Best Places to Work award, is seeking a trained public relations professional to join the agency as Senior Account Executive.  This person will be an integral part of a team of PR professionals developing and implementing media relations and social media programs for a mix of business to business and consumer clients.

Job Description

This creative and talented PR specialists will wear many hats, ranging from developing and implementing PR strategies to leading client relationships and working with account teams. Candidates must be smart, diligent and organized – capable of making complex topics comprehensible for multiple audiences and diving deep into various industries to deliver Powerful Results®. Candidates must also be self-starters – there is no bureaucracy keeping talent in a box here at KL.

KemperLesnik's core values are to Do Breakthrough Work, Have Fun, Give Back and Grow.  The agency lives these values every day:  Winning awards for great work, operating major sporting events, volunteering regularly as a team and building/keeping new client relationships.  From regular TMZ-style all agency meetings, to pro-bono support for My Block, My Hood, My City, KL's culture is collaborative, respectful, and resilient.  Plus, great benefits.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong writing skills
  • Business minded
  • Curious, news junky
  • Digitally savvy
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Media relations
  • Social media
  • Content marketing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism or other
  • 2-5 years of public relations experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital and traditional media
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal

Additional Information

KemperLesnik Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer