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TypeJob
ClassFull-time
Date3/27/2017
CompanyGrisko LLC
TitleAccount Director
RegionChicago Illinois
CityChicago
StateIL
Web Site www.grisko.com
Company Profile

Grisko is an integrated communications agency whose work delivers real change. We help clients shift how their audiences behave and motivate them to act, leading to better business results and greater value from their communications investments. Change is Good.

Summary

Grisko—a fast-paced, award-winning integrated communications and public affairs agency, located in the iconic Wrigley Building—seeks a talented and experienced Account Director to join our growing and savvy team.

Description

This is a creative and resourceful communications leader with a passion for developing strategies and leading campaigns for clients across sectors – corporate, nonprofit and government. Leadership, ability to collaborate and strategic thinking are the keys to success in this role. Strong, effective writing is essential. The Account Director is involved in all aspects of client accounts, from planning to developing and implementing communications strategies and programs.

Qualifications

THE ACCOUNT DIRECTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Leading and supporting communications projects and campaigns to success through strategy development, messaging and tactical implementation
  • Managing accounts: client relationships and budgets; internal and external team collaboration
  • Telling the client’s story through strong narratives, impactful messaging and collaboration with creative team
  • Creating and overseeing development of content
  • Placing content with news outlets, editorial pages, blogs, and through social media
  • Managing logistics and staffing press conferences, public meetings and events
  • Engaging in new business development; writing proposals, networking and expanding scope
  • Mentoring and fostering the development of junior staff

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Creative and impactful writing and editing
  • Meticulous organization and ability to meet deadlines
  • Collaboration across communications disciplines (public relations, marketing, public affairs, creative and digital)
  • Knowledge of local/state political, civic and community issues
  • Attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Facility with strategic use of social media
  • Experience and/or education in marketing 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel; Cision or similar media database tools; Sprout Social or other social media management tools
Compensation & Benefits

Grisko LLC, www.grisko.com, offers a high-energy, creative work environment and a dynamic, collaborative culture. Comprehensive benefits package includes excellent health, dental and disability insurance policies, paid time off, commuter tax benefits and generous 401K plan.

 

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