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Skirt PR Is Hiring An Account Director In Chicago, IL

Skirt PR is a boutique fashion, beauty and lifestyle public relations and social media agency based in Chicago, IL. The Account Director should have at least 4-5 years of work experience.

Skirt PR is a boutique fashion, beauty and lifestyle public relations and social media agency based in Chicago, IL. We conduct national, regional and local campaigns that are creative, forward-thinking and strategic.

Total Work Experience: 4-5 years

Job Requirements or Qualifications

Skirt PR is hiring for the Account Director position. General requirements include:

  • At least 4-5 years of experience working at a PR agency
  • Managerial experience
  • Strong media contacts in the lifestyle realm
  • Strong influencer, blogger and industry contacts
  • 3-4 years of client-facing experience
  • Located in Chicago or willing to relocate within the next month
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General List of Responsibilities:

As an Account Director at Skirt PR, you will play a key role in the management of PR projects, from conception to delivery, ensuring they are delivered according to strict time/budget requirements. Account Directors are responsible for leading the development of holistic communications campaigns that fulfill the agency’s Mission, and play a key role in developing the next generation of account management talent at the agency. The AD plans, coordinates and directs PR campaigns for agency clients either directly or through subordinates. They also serve as an agency catalyst for implementing and achieving the client’s tactical marketing plan by working with internal team members and external client personnel to determine campaign tactics. They are responsible for directing the daily activities of one or more Senior Account Executives and Account Executives to ensure proper agency service on one or more accounts. They also need to provide consistent direction and motivation to direct reports in successfully managing all aspects of producing a tactic from concept development to product completion on assigned product. Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of a program and/or a project: on strategy, on time and within budget. The AD will also need to participate in New Business acquisition and pitching.

Please include your salary requirements with your application.

Salary: “Competitive”
Benefits: Bonuses, Flexible Hours, Health
Job Category: Public Relations
Location: 2320 N. Damen Ave. Suite 2D., Chicago, IL 60647
Employer Contact information: Lauren Donovan, President