Account Director

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Looking for Chicago PR Director job? We work with some of the most innovative B2B and tech companies on the planet – the kinds of clients that make it easy to craft fresh story ideas for today's audiences. Work better hours for better clients with talented colleagues. It's a dream job.

Our client list includes an impressive array of large Fortune 500 corporations, startups, fast-growing high-tech companies, professional service firms, business associations and nonprofits.

We've worked hard to develop a reputation for providing insightful, strategic communications counsel to our clients, and we are borderline obsessive about flawless execution in our marketing and communications programs.

What Walker Sands Can Do for You

As a Walker Sands Account Director, you will work with a team of passionate PR pros at your back, you'll get to manage the accounts of 5-6 technology and B2B clients: nurturing client relationships, developing strategy, forging influential media contacts - basically, doing whatever it takes to drive meaningful PR outcomes for our clients.

Along the way, you will participate in our firm's culture of constant learning, accumulating valuable lessons from the bleeding edge of the field and swapping insights with people both inside and outside of the firm.

But most importantly, your role as an Account Director will give you a reason to want to get out of bed in the morning and the satisfaction of reaping real results from the hard work you invest in your career.

The Perfect Candidate for Walker Sands

For the Account Director role, we're looking for people with 4-6 years of agency PR experience, preferably in the fields of technology and/or B2B. We also expect that you will have experience managing accounts and staff since this position will require you to supervise a team of three junior PR team members.

A bachelor's degree in a related field and a strong knowledge base in the areas of technology, social media, marketing and PR are prerequisites. When it comes to personal characteristics, you need to be extremely articulate, organized, detail-oriented, creative and ambitious.

And you need to have flawless writing skills. A background in journalism is a huge plus.

How to Apply

If this challenge sounds right for you and you've got what it takes, we'd love to have take the first step in our hiring process so that when the position does open up you'll be ready to go!   Please fill out our green room application via this link to get started. 

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