Public Relations Account Executive | Carol Fox & Associates

Submitted by cfa1412 on Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:01pm

PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

Carol Fox and Associates is a Chicago-based marketing and public relations agency specializing in lifestyle, entertainment and arts clientele. The company’s environment is dynamic and fast-paced, with a client roster that boasts many of the city’s best-known attractions and cultural institutions.

 

Job Description

Carol Fox and Associates is hiring a public relations assistant account executive to plan and implement public relations initiatives for our professional sports and lifestyle clients. This is a full-time, temporary position from March - September 2018.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, such as public relations, journalism or sports management, 1-2 years of experience, the ability to multi-task, an enthusiastic personality and experience working with sports and/or lifestyle clientele.

 

Responsibilities

  • Writing press releases, media advisories, public relations plans and publicity reports
  • Planning and implementing public relations campaigns, including developing publicity angles and media events
  • Pitching and securing placements in major newspapers, websites, magazines, television and radio shows
  • Compiling summary reports of publicity coverage and presenting to clients
  • Staffing meetings, media training, photo/video shoots and interviews as needed
  • Staffing client events, including sports games as needed
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills Needed

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Great work ethic and sense of professionalism
  • Knowledge of professional sports, baseball, softball and/or entertainment in the Chicago area
  • Strong knowledge of the Chicago media, with working relationships with many of the area’s top writers and producers preferred
  • Ability to juggle numerous projects simultaneously and effortlessly
  • Flexibility to work frequent weekends, early mornings or evenings as required
  • Flexibility and responsibility to travel alone and attend client games/events if needed
To Apply: 

This is a full-time, hourly position to begin in March 2018. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to clillwitz@carolfoxassociates.com. Resumes without cover letters will be disregarded. No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Carly Lillwitz