Giving voice to your brand


Public Relations Senior Account Executive

September 29, 2015

Excellent writing, communication and critical-thinking skills; a passion for learning; a strong work ethic; and a great sense of humor – these are a few of the qualities Taylor Johnson values and rewards.  We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented, creative environment with competitive salary and benefits, and room for growth.

If you have a passion for writing, a nose for news, and want to work with some of Chicago’s most interesting and esteemed real estate developers, builders, architects, brokers, contractors and property managers, then look no further for your next exciting communications job. Taylor Johnson, the city’s go-to PR firm specializing in real estate, is currently looking for a part-time or full-time Public Relations senior account executive. In this position, you will be responsible for client strategy, writing, media relations, and social media for four to six accounts. Typical duties involve writing news releases and blog posts; pitching story ideas to the media; fulfilling media requests for sources; managing social media programs; attending client meetings and events; and attending occasional industry functions. And while not mandatory, having fun on the job does frequently happen.

Desired Skills and Experience

Candidates must possess:

• A minimum of three years of professional experience in journalism, public relations or corporate communications
• Superlative writing and media relations skills
• Experience in executing social media programs and tracking results
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English
• Strong interpersonal skills – the ability to get along well with a variety of personalities
• Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet multiple deadlines
• Adaptable writing skills
• Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
• Ability and desire to work at a boutique agency
• Honesty, integrity, curiosity and creativity
• A strong work ethic and a good play ethic
• Real estate knowledge is a plus

About this company
Taylor Johnson specializes in public relations for real estate companies. We develop PR programs that help reach customers and build credibility, visibility and revenue growth.