Managing Supervisor, Integrated Communications



Founded in 1946 with big, brave ideas, we push ourselves and our clients to rise above the status quo. As the world’s top communications agency for global clients, we’re committed to doing what’s right and pursuing what matters, above all else. We’re one seamless team dedicated to providing a top-notch client experience.

As experts in reputation management, public affairs, marketing, media relations, crisis management, social, and research and analytics, tied together with strong, strategic creative, we help clients own the present while staying poised for the future. Intelligence underpins the planning and strategy of our work. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) is at the center of our business. Both give us an edge in solving problems, leading through adversity and helping clients advance their visions.


We’re on a mission to not only be the world’s most inclusive agency, but to make the world a more inclusive place. FH Perspectives guides all things DE&I at FleishmanHillard. It’s how we welcome and celebrate the unique experiences and skills each colleague brings to the table. FH4Inclusion, the community service branch of FH Perspectives, is how we spread our culture of inclusion, by donating our time and expertise to local organizations in the fight for social inclusion.


We frequently earn 100+ accolades each year, including the coveted Cannes Lions and PRSA Silver Anvils. And we’re a workplace of choice. We’ve been named one of NAFE’s “Top Companies for Executive Women” for 12 years running and one of the Human Rights Campaign’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality for four consecutive years.

FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and has 79 offices in more than 30 countries, plus affiliates in 45 countries.

Position Details

Managing Supervisor, Integrated Communications
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

FleishmanHillard’s Chicago office has an immediate opening for a Managing Supervisor with strong brand marketing and corporate reputation communications background to join our team.

This position provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with collaborative teams on communications that integrate brand and reputation, as well as channels and platforms. This individual will oversee and execute programs entailing strategic planning, creative ideation, national/local/trade media relations strategy and execution, influencer marketing, event support, measurement and overall client/account management.

FleishmanHillard Chicago’s creative, collaborative, diverse, “what-if” culture sets the stage for delivering game-changing work for our clients, which include some of the world’s most well-known brands in the food and beverage, financial and professional services, and healthcare industries. Our team is excited and proud to work with these companies every day, delivering expertise in all aspects of corporate communications and consumer brand marketing — from media and influencer relations to crisis and issues management and everything in between. And the great news for the right candidate is…we’re growing!

We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact, and manage work streams and teams on program execution, including material development and oversight as well as project and account management. 
  • Review/assess industry trends to identify opportunities to inject FH’s clients into current news cycles; drive story idea development, work closely with traditional and online media to shape and control communications that are in line with overall account objectives. 
  • Develop and manage communications programs that encompass consumer, business and industry media, influencer relations, digital communications and social media strategy.
  • Develop high-quality written materials, including press releases; pitch letters, background materials, and planning documents. 
  • Drive programs that support thought leadership, executive positioning and awards and recognition. 
  • Generate incremental business opportunities with clients by taking a broad view of the entire communications mix, and offering strategic recommendations to drive innovative and award-winning integrated communications programs. 
  • Work with senior leadership to manage budgets and key engagements for an established and well-known client base, forecasting revenue and expenses accurately and making decisions to assure accounts run effectively and efficiently.

The successful candidate must be highly detailed and organized, solutions oriented, results-driven, experienced in working with a cross-agency team, able to build and maintain strong client relationships and provide strategic counsel. In addition, clients should have:

  • Minimum of 7-9 years of marketing experience gained in an agency or a corporate environment, with an emphasis on work that blends brand and reputation and includes media relations and influencer marketing. B2B and B2C food and nutrition experience is preferable but not mandatory. 
  • Strong creative thinking and planning, with demonstrated experience in executing programs and events against a variety of audiences. 
  • Advanced media relations strategy expertise ideally with consumer (food/nutrition and/or lifestyle) and business (food industry),with well-developed skills building and maintaining traditional and digital media relationships. A demonstrated hands-on media approach is required. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, draw conclusions, make recommendations, establish reasonable timelines and areas of responsibility, anticipate costs, and identify measures of success. Candidate should have a polished executive presence and the ability to consult confidently and effectively clients on a regular basis. 
  • Demonstrated experience drafting and executing strategic public relations plans on target and within budget. 
  • Highly developed project management skills with experience overseeing the work of small teams and integrating with multiple agency partners. 
  • Highly developed management skills with a proven track record providing leadership to junior staff. 
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality. 
  • Superior writing skills and proven creativity, with the ability to develop and edit high-quality materials such communications plans, bylined articles and presentations. 
  • Financial acumen with the experience and ability to manage client budgets.

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