Associate, Corporate Communications


About Golin:

We are a global public relations agency poised and staffing for the needs of today. Through our 60+ year history we have redefined the role of PR with best-in-class creative that has earned worldwide attention and awards. Representing some of the biggest Fortune One brands, we offer a suite of services from content creation and production, diversity equity & inclusion strategy, influencer marketing, corporate strategy, and public affairs to name a few. To learn more about Golin visit:

Position Details

Associate, Corporate Communications
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Why Work for Us?

We are a global agency run by 1,600 diverse, bright and eager individuals collaborating in more than 40 cities around the globe. Some in offices, some working remotely. But regardless of our geographies, our passion for collaboration is the #1 reason clients and colleagues enjoy working with us.

This love for working together isn’t new for us… It started 60 years ago when our founder insisted that personal egos be set aside for the greater good of the agency. Because he knew great work starts with inspired teamwork. Our love for working together is how we get clients and colleagues to work with us and stay with us for decades. And how we launch brands, build careers, win awards and make everlasting friendships.

We are ready to Go All In for you…

Because we promise together, we will make the best work of our lives and create change that matters. If that sounds like something you could wake up every morning to help with, then read on.


  • Understand a big-picture strategic view of your clients’ business, encompassing business goals, competitive issues and constituent considerations, along with the breadth of ever-changing communication tools and techniques to tell your clients’ stories and achieve their goals 
  • Ensure team members are kept updated on client developments 
  • Manage day-to-day activities across several work streams 
  • Participate in client and account team interaction, assist in creating client meeting and call reports, activity reports, status documents and results reports for agency team 
  • Provide basic client counsel on tactical matters with supervision and develop client-facing activity reports and weekly status update documents 
  • Attend client meetings, observe client and account team interaction 
  • Manage vendors and purchasing process 
  • Have a strong eye for detail and quality control of ideas, client and team correspondence and plans, and media materials 
  • Demonstrate strong editing and analytical skills, working collaboratively with our writers and designers on communications documents and creative work 
  • Anticipate client and team needs and requests and provide proactive solutions 
  • Work with senior management, clients and legal to secure approvals/client edits on all materials 
  • Develop timelines, budgets and staffing plans for all projects and ensure team adheres to them 
  • Help manage larger account budgets, manage timely billing and reporting 
  • Understand digital and social media solutions and position them with clients in collaboration with subject matter experts 
  • Stay on top of industry best practices, client and competitor brand activity, and ensure Golin delivers game-changing ideas and solutions 
  • Oversee daily monitoring, communications and reporting to your clients on industry developments, the results you are securing, progress against objectives/plans/tactics; apply learnings as real-time diagnostics of account activity to address challenges or leverage opportunities 
  • Support the development and execution of integrated communications campaigns including events and experiential activities for media and influencers 
  • Develop campaign wrap reports that celebrate our successes and results 
  • Produce a variety of client reports, conduct competitive analysis and develop research briefs


In this role, you will have direct access to seasoned professionals who - will not only help improve your work - but establish a path for you to grow within Golin long term. This role provides the exciting opportunity to create and build a new function within an established successful agency. One thing you’ll learn about Golin is people stay for both the people and the agency’s willingness to be flexible with career pivots and explorations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field with 1+ years’ experience at a PR, Digital or Integrated Marketing Agency 
  • Experience working with corporate clients/accounts 
  • Passion for client service and an ability to juggle multiple projects and changing priorities 
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to execute and measure multifaceted campaigns and day-to-day communications initiatives 
  • A strong understanding of traditional media and content marketing strategies, ability to integrate campaign strategies and tactics across earned, owned and paid media, and apply analytics to measure results and provide insights 
  • Poise and calm under pressure and a desire to immerse yourself in a client's business to become a true partner


Trying to create the best work of our lives and change that matters can be both physically and mentally draining, which is why Golin offers the following perks we strongly urge our employees to utilize:

  • Unlimited time off 
  • Extended Leave 
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • 401K matching program 
  • Training and career pathing 
  • Community service opportunities

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