Public Relations Account Executive | Carol Fox & Associates

Submitted by cfa1412 on Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:21pm

Carol Fox and Associates, a Chicago-based marketing and public relations agency specializing in arts, entertainment and lifestyle clientele, is hiring a publicist to plan and implement public relations for a variety projects based in entertainment, non-profit organizations and the arts. 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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Writing press releases, media advisories, public relations plans and activities reports
  • Planning public relations campaigns, including developing strategies and media events
  • Pitching and securing placements in major newspapers, magazines, television and radio shows and websites
  • Compiling summary reports and presenting to clients
  • Staffing meetings, photo and video shoots and interviews
  • Staffing client events
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a college degree in a relevant field, such as public relations or journalism, 2-3 years of public relations experience, the ability to multi-task, an enthusiastic personality and a passion for entertainment or arts.

 

Skills needed:

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • A good work ethic and sense of professionalism
  • Knowledge of the entertainment scene in Chicago
  • A strong knowledge of the Chicago media,with working relationships with many of the area’s top entertainment journalists preferred
  • The ability to juggle numerous projects simultaneously and effortlessly
  • The flexibility to work weekends, early mornings or evenings as required
  • Social media experience
To Apply: 

This is a full-time, salaried position to begin immediately. The salary is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include medical and optional dental insurance, a 401K savings plan, vacation pay, paid sick leave and personal time.

 

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

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