Senior Account Executive, Corporate, Employee Engagement

Zeno Group


Zeno Group is the 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. Winner of the industry’s most coveted awards including the 2021 PRovoke Global Creative Agency of the Year, 2021 PRovoke North American Agency of the Year and 2021 PRWeek Agency of the Year. We are honored to be a three-time winner of PRWeek’s Best Places to Work. Zeno has also been previously recognized by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company.

Position Details

Senior Account Executive, Corporate, Employee Engagement
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


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

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.


  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof or vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or an exception required under applicable law.
  • You will succeed at Zeno if you are fearless, resourceful, tenacious, have an understanding of traditional and non-traditional communications tactics and drive great results for your clients and your team. 
  • Minimum 3 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 
  • Results-driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work against tight deadlines, troubleshoot and propose solutions 
  • Comfortable delegating responsibilities both above and below your level, overseeing quality, and ensuring deadline and budget adherence 
  • Strong business acumen, demonstrating understanding of financial reports, ability to draft scopes of work and contribute to budget development 
  • Clear understanding of competitor landscape for Zeno and our clients and its impact 
  • Understanding of internal communications tools and technology (ex: FirstUp/SocialChorus, Qualtrics, Workplace, Yammer, SharePoint, etc.)


Healthy, happy employees make Zeno better, so we have programs that support physical, mental and financial wellness. Our culture and benefits are designed to promote flexibility, celebrate diversity and support work/life balance. We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision insurance with prescription plans, as well as short and long-term disability. Our Be Kind to Your Mind program focuses on mental health, providing a paid subscription to Headspace and access to mental health providers and other services through a best-in-class employee assistance program. Employees are encouraged to bring their authentic self to Zeno and participate in our employee resource groups which build communities for sharing and support. And while we love our work, we believe in the restorative power of time off with generous vacation, paid holidays and self-care time. Employees are supported in their pursuit of financial wellness with a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, life insurance and free access to a certified financial coach. And our unique ZenoFit program provides a monthly allowance to fund activities in your personal life that bring you joy and keep you healthy. These and other benefits are available to non-temporary employees in the US.

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