Public Relations Account Supervisor

Jacobson Rost

At Jacobson Rost, we create stories that sell. As an agency, we’re fiercely independent, creative and effective, driving results for several national brands you engage with every day.

Position Details

Public Relations Account Supervisor
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We’re seeking a Public Relations Account Supervisor to lead PR strategy, development and execution for national hospitality, restaurant and food brands, serving as senior client contact within the PR practice. Experience within the travel/tourism and food/restaurant industries is strongly valued, as is the ability to work across marketing functions as part of an integrated team.

The Account Supervisor will:

  • Conceptualize, prepare plans for and bring to fruition highly successful publicity and social media campaigns meeting our client’s business and marketing objectives 
  • Effectively manage PR programs/activities to provide quality, cost-effective service within established budgets and timelines 
  • Apply experience and understanding of traditional and emerging communications trends and technologies to elevate strategy 
  • Develop and maintain effective media relationships working through traditional and social media channels at the national, regional and local levels 
  • Write effectively for various media 
  • Oversee and monitor ongoing campaign performance to ensure proper execution and meet client expectations 
  • Develop, mentor and manage team members 
  • Manage budgets and billing 
  • Support development of PR new business plans and recommendations

The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Journalism, Marketing or a related field 
  • 6-8 years of experience 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proven knowledge and track record of success in executing communications techniques and strategies 
  • Understanding of the business environment and role PR strategies/campaigns play in meeting marketing objectives 
  • Ability to articulate a vision and drive the team to execute the plan with success and measurable results.

Jacobson Rost offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

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