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CompanyLynn Hazan & Associates
TitleSenior Account Manager
RegionNorthern Illinois
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Executive recruiting company specializing in marketing and communications.


Are you an experienced PR professional with a passion for writing/editing and pitching? Do you have a nose for news and solid foundation of working with clients? Track record of successful placements? Digital experience?

Are you curious about real estate or want to learn more? Our favorite real estate PR agency client seeks full time Sr. Account Manager to join the team. New business wins spell success for agency and need to hire. Will also consider candidate for ongoing freelance or part-time employment.

Client is a boutique, family-friendly agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination and fun. Ideal candidate who enjoys a collaborative, open environment and stays up-to-date on trends /current events will thrive in this position. Must  have access to a car for client/industry events. Writing test part of the interview process.



Sr. Account Manager will develop and execute innovative PR campaigns for some of Chicago’s most high-profile real estate firms and developments. Diverse client roster spans residential and commercial sectors and includes companies with both a local and national presence. Clients include builders, developers, investors, property managers, brokers, contractors, architects and interior designers.

Candidate will write and edit news releases, bylines and blog posts; identify compelling story angles and pitch to appropriate media outlets (mostly print, digital, TV and radio); fulfill source requests; cultivate relationships with influential reporters and editors; and manage social media programs, with ability to track results. Need access to car for client meetings, events and industry functions.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in journalism, public relations and/or corporate communications. Number of years not as important as depth of experience and expertise to add to the firm’s growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English.
  • Superlative writing, pitching and editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.
  • Experience developing and managing social media campaigns. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to get along well with a variety of personalities. 
  • Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail and ability to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously. 
  • Able to work independently or as a member of a team at boutique agency. 
  • Great work and good play ethic. 
  • Real estate knowledge a plus. 
  • Bonus points for existing relationships with local and national media.
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