Account Executive, Employee Engagement

Zeno Group


Zeno Group is a fiercely independent and global integrated communications agency, born from PR. We bring together the boldest and brightest talent to help clients across industries and sectors unleash the power of strategic communications. Guided by our ‘Fearless Pursuit of the Unexpected,’ we push the boundaries to achieve real business value and societal impact for clients.

Zeno Group is a place where careers are built and lives are lived. We cultivate our fearless culture to ensure greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the entire agency and the industry. Zeno is for everyone. Winner of our industry’s most coveted awards including the 2021 PRWeek Agency of the Year and a two-time winner of PRWeek’s Best Places to Work, Zeno has been previously named Creative Agency of the Year by PRovoke and recognized twice by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.

Position Details

Account Executive, Employee Engagement
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


Zeno Group is seeking an experienced Account Executive to support clients with employee engagement, internal communications and change management assignments. The Account Executive will work with some of the world’s most renowned brands to deliver integrated communications focused on the employee experience as well as internal communications for other stakeholders.

In this role, you will have responsibility for a variety of activities, including contributing to employee communication strategies and campaigns, engaging with clients, developing messaging and content, creating presentation materials, conducting research and continuing to build Zeno’s growing Employee Engagement offering. You will also support Zeno’s point of view and programming around DE&I initiatives, and embed that same thinking within client programs.

Candidates applying for this role should be skilled at writing/editing and project management, be detail-oriented, and have a strong understanding of internal communications tools/channels, employee engagement, executive/leadership communications, change management and thought leadership. The candidate must also be willing to speak up, learn, collaborate and contribute effectively.

You will succeed at Zeno if you are fearless, resourceful, tenacious, understand traditional and non-traditional communications tactics and drive great results for your clients and your team.


  • At least 2 years of experience in corporate communications, public relations or a related field 
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations or other related communications field 
  • Exceptional writing/editing skills across a wide variety of client deliverables – including communications plans, scripts, talk tracks, and thought leadership pieces 
  • Understanding of internal communications tools and technology (ex: Social Chorus, Qualtrics, Workplace, SharePoint, etc.) 
  • Experience with corporate content strategy development 
  • Results driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work against tight deadlines 
  • Experience working directly with clients and actively participating in client meetings; professional presence 
  • Understanding of performance metrics, optimization and ability to spot trends 
  • Demonstrates the ability to think strategically and holistically about client programs - can see the big picture while also managing daily details of multiple accounts; become a key contributor 
  • Be committed to learning about communications and employee engagement trends 
  • Be willing collaborator and contributor; quick on your feet; excited to learn; not afraid to ask questions or make suggestions/recommendations


Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance. In addition, our unique ZenoFit wellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

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