Senior Account Executive

Chicago , IL |$60-70K | Job ID: 87352

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Job Description

Are you an Account Executive looking to grow your career with a busy PR firm in Chicago? Do you enjoy leading teams, growing business, and building media relations? Then we have the position for you!

LaSalle Network is looking to hire a Sr. Account Executive/ Assistant Account Supervisor for a client in the PR space. This is a boutique firm that has clients in the tech, beverage, and lifestyle space and they are looking for an Account Lead to manage clients and lead a team.

Senior Account Executive Responsibilities:
  • Build a strategic relationship with the client, providing insight and partnership across all aspects of marketing and communication
  • Ensure excellent client communication at all levels while defining KPIs, deadlines and service agreements
  • Develop pitch angles & story ideas
  • Cultivate strong relationships with media partners
  • Assist team in securing top media placements for clients
  • Write compelling new releases, op-eds, blog posts, award entries and case studies
  • Pitch to clients’ top-tier and other media in and provide support for client special events
  • Recognize and create media opportunities for the client in line with wider industry activity
  • Share detailed knowledge of the media landscape with team members, operating as a significant contributor in the tech, digital and consumer space
  • Oversee the creation of high quality and engaging content, providing knowledgeable quality control and guidance to all relevant colleagues
Senior Account Executive Requirements:
  • 3+ years in PR & Communications, or related field
  • Strong, strategic client consultancy skills
  • Relevant experience of working in a PR and/or digital communications agency environment
  • Well versed in social media and the integration of digital marketing into the PR landscape
  • A track record of retention and the profitable growth of existing accounts
  • Strong leadership skills; a natural leader with the aptitude to develop and motivate a team
  • Experience in providing consultancy on PR requirements as well as broader marketing strategy
  • Previous success at securing new business and increasing client revenues


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.