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We're currently hiring for an Account Supervisor-Corporate Affairs, in our Chicago office.
As an Account Supervisor, you will:
Serve as main day-to-day client contact across multiple corporate affairs projects and accounts
Build strong, trusted client relationships through understanding of their business and business challenges
Manage and motivate teams, overseeing quality of ideas, execution and client service
Provide strategic guidance to clients and teams, including anticipating and addressing opportunities and challenges, and remaining solutions-oriented at all times
Set and execute earned business media strategies, including developing plans and thought leadership platforms, securing coverage, creating measurement guidelines and being accountable for results
Must-have strong business media contacts and relevant experience
Demonstrate an ability to identify and evaluate news trends and find ways to tie them to our clients' business
Evaluate and manage repetitional issues and crises impacting our clients, including developing proactive strategies and training, overseeing issues monitoring and reporting, scenario planning and providing real-time counsel to clients, as needed
Collaborate with internal partners, including but not limited to design, creative, strategy, paid media, social media and analytics; use understanding of clients' business to determine the right people and skillsets to creatively solve problems
Show tenacious problem-solving skills and a curiosity for what's possible from a media relations standpoint always thinking of new ways to break through while meeting client's marketing challenges
Be a cultural contributor, fostering knowledge-sharing, partnership and collaboration with teams across the agency
Support with new business opportunities as needed
Adapt to ever-changing workload priorities and a changing media and business landscape
As an Account Supervisor, you will have:
A bachelor degree, preferably in journalism, public relations or communications
7+ years of experience or relevant work experience at a PR Agency, communications/marketing team or working as a journalist at a media entity
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Leadership instincts and the ability to identify and elevate great work from junior team members
The ability to motivate, empower and unite junior team members, and effectively manage conflicts
Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team and collaborate regularly with team members at all levels
Ability to oversee and manage third-party partners, from talent to event vendors
Ability to travel as required
Job Location(s): Chicago
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE - Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).
Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email ~~~ and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.
Chicago, IL (IL12)
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