PR Account Executive

Zizzo Group

A Future 50 Company and one of the largest agencies in southeastern Wisconsin, Zizzo Group (ZG) is a full-service, creatively driven engagement marketing and advertising agency. Dedicated to connecting intuitively, provocatively and innovatively. We provide all-in solutions that leverage placement, authenticity, voice, personalization, emotion, sounds, smells and a million other subtleties that are often ignored or lost in the bigger picture of marketing. We sweat those details. Because they’re often the difference between storytelling and story re-telling. And the key to creating the kind of indelible work that makes your audience feel something. And, more importantly, do something.

We stand as a vibrant collective in the heart of Milwaukee’s Third Ward that continues to invest in our community. Though our heart is local, our reach is global. The agency provides counsel to a wide range of leading regional and national business-to-business and consumer clients. ZG has been recognized as one of Milwaukee’s “Best Places to Work” by The Milwaukee Business Journal and Milwaukee Magazine, and as having one of “Milwaukee’s Coolest Offices” by The Milwaukee Business Journal.

Position Details

PR Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

ZG is looking for communications pro who is organized, self-directed, detail-oriented and has a track record of producing results to lead substantial regional PR accounts. The PR Account Executive provides counsel and drives a variety of PR activities with a wide range of clients and works comfortably and independently in a fast-paced, high-output environment.

This position requires experience in various aspects of public relations including strategic planning, corporate communications, creative idea generation, media relations, event management, developing and conducting a variety of outreach and communications, and measuring results.

The PR Account Executive leads substantial regional PR accounts, assists in managing client budgets and expenses, demonstrates strong communication and client management skills, possesses excellent writing and editing skills and demonstrates the ability to organize and execute a variety of client projects and priorities.

Candidates should have at least five years of PR and communications experience, a proven track record and the ability to demonstrate results from a variety of communications.

Candidates should:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or similar discipline, and a good knowledge of the public relations industry 
  • Possess at least five years of experience in public relations and communications planning 
  • Be an excellent collaborator and team player 
  • Have excellent communication, strategic, and project management skills 
  • Have a strong understanding of client needs and experience acting as a client advocate 
  • Enjoy problem solving, passion and attention to detail
  • Have experience producing, writing and editing communications deliverables 
  • Have a thorough knowledge of AP style. 
  • Be proficiency in Microsoft Office, CisionPoint and LexisNexis

Base compensation commensurate with experience and role. Company offers competitive pay packages, parking reimbursement, medical benefits, 401K and more.

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