Account Executive

Chicago, IL, | Job #317880
Job Title: Account Executive
Location: Chicago, IL,
Type: Full-Time
Our client in the PR space is seeking an Account Executive to join their team in Chicago, IL. 

Account Executive Responsibilities:

  • Daily media pitching
  • Client support
  • Assisting with account strategy
  • Media targeting
  • Facilitating media opportunities
  • Prepping clients for interviews
  • Account planning
Account Executive Skills/Requirements:
  • Degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications or related field
  • Prior media relations experience working either in-house or with an agency
  • One year of experience in public relations (internship experience counts)
  • Experience working on multiple accounts
  • Knowledge of industry software and databases (Cision, Meltwater)
  • Track record of securing national and local media placements across various medium
  • Perform well under pressure
  • Familiarity with content marketing and social media

Job ID: 317880HP
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.