PR Account Supervisor

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Job Code: 60972031
Last Updated: 3/7/2018
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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: PR
Job Type: Direct Hire

Paladin is looking for a Public Relations Account Supervisor for a full-time opportunity in downtown Chicago. Our client, a digital PR agency in Chicago, is seeking a strategic PR account manager to lead several accounts in the B2B technology industry. This position requires confident leadership abilities in client and account management, team leadership and development, and business development and account growth. This is an opportunity to be a key player in leading strategic digital PR planning and activations, from conception to execution to completion.
• Lead client relationship and strategic account management for several key accounts in the B2B technology space, primarily focused on software
• Effectively manage long-term account health and retention, as well as identifying opportunities for organic growth year-over-year
• Oversee daily and weekly tactical efforts, ensuring on-time, high-quality delivery to clients
• Oversee digital content, social media, media relations, etc., as well as pitching in to support execution when clients require additional contribution
• Manage and optimize campaign performance to ensure tactics are achieving or surpassing client KPIs
• Build and maintain strong media relationships in order to strengthen the capabilities and competence of the agency
• Directly and/or indirectly supervise a number of individuals; effectively manage performance of direct reports
• Foster an open and inclusive agency culture, where diversity thrives
• Pitch in on business development efforts of the agency to grow revenue from existing clients as well as generating new business leads and presentations
• Must have 7+ years of PR/digital agency experience, with demonstrated account and client leadership abilities
• Primarily B2B communications experience preferred; some B2C experience may be considered
• Technology or software industry experience preferred
• Strong background in digital tactics such as social media, digital content development, paid search/SEO, as well as traditional tactics such as media relations, influencer relations
• Familiarity with Cision, TechNews, Trendkite and other digital PR tools
• Ability to manage junior staff
If you have an interest in the PR Account Supervisorrole in Chicago, please submit the following to
- Updated resume
- Summary outlining your experience in PR

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