Location: US Locations Only; 100% RemoteJob title: Account ExecutiveLocation: Chicago, IL (Remote OK)Comp range: $55K – $65KBenefits: Unlimited PTODo you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to be part of building an innovative, successful PR firm? As an Account Executive at Chap Public Relations, you will gain valuable, comprehensive experience in Public Relations that will serve as a solid foundation for your professional development and launching point for your career.About Chap Public RelationsChap Public Relations is a boutique PR firm that helps the most innovative companies – from agtech to adtech – tell their stories to the audiences that matter most. Based in Chicago with deep roots in Silicon Valley, the company works with some of the most promising startups to develop, distill, and deliver their stories to the wider world.Required– MS Office and Google Suite proficiency.– 0-2 years of experience in public relations, communications, or a related field.– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Outcomes– You will write press releases, news stories, articles, bylines, case studies, and social media posts.– You will pitch press releases and feature ideas to journalists to facilitate client coverage.– You will communicate with journalists in person, by phone, and via email.– You will monitor media coverage and report results to the clients.– You will brainstorm fresh, actionable ideas for PR initiatives and campaigns.Skills– You have a solid understanding of the different social networks.– You will be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists and clients.– You can craft creative and strategic copy that tells a story.Qualities– You have a passion for news and all things media-related.– You have a strong desire to learn, along with professional drive.– You are a team player. You are genuinely interested in pursuing public relations as a career.– You are a self-starter and willing to take initiative to get things done.– You are outgoing and confident.– You are coachable and can accept critical feedback.– You have an entrepreneurial spirit.In the first 90-days on the job, you will:– Get a solid foundation in PR, messaging, and communications that will serve you well in your career going forward.– Be successfully communicating directly with journalists and clients.– Be able to draft a media pitch and a press release.In the first year, you will:– Be the lead on one account, running the calls, and being the go-to expert on that account.– Have placed pitches and secured coverage for a client.– Have developed a new business lead and participated in a new business pitch.
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