Assistant Account Executive, Public Relations
Olson – Chicago, IL
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Assists account executive in coordinating advertising campaigns for agency clients.

Mission:
Connection Is All That Counts.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Public Relations team in developing, writing, and distributing press releases.
  • Assist with and manage client and target market research
  • Maintain archives of press/media usage
  • Assist in the planning and execution of promotional events
  • Research trends and seek opportunities where our clients may find increased visibility
  • Track clients’ coverage in the press and through our PR efforts
  • Collaborate with the PR team and all disciplines within the agency to produce effective and results-oriented campaigns
  • Proofread copy, blue lines and other media for accuracy
  • Assist in preparation of campaign proposals and budgets
  • Build and nurtures productive business relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively organize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Impeccable time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Education & Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Public Relations experience preferred (internship experience is acceptable)
  • Previous agency experience is desired
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