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Sr. Account Supervisor - Zeno Group

Chicago, IL

Corporate Affairs

We are seeking an experienced Account Supervisor/ Senior Account Supervisor to support and lead corporate-focused work on behalf of our national roster of clients.  Based out of Zeno’s Chicago office, you will collaborate within the team, provide sound counsel and recommendations to clients, and drive results inclusive of traditional and emerging public relations tactics. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of your accounts – their business, products, markets, and industry influencers. 

The Account Supervisor/Senior Account Supervisor will work closely with senior-level team members to implement reputation management programs for Zeno clients across the U.S. Work may include corporate narrative development, CSR, employee engagement, crisis mitigation, thought leadership development, and more.  

In addition, the role will include new business proposal development and presentations, as well as the opportunity to contribute to the intellectual capital for the firm.  You will be responsible for managing the overall quality on projects and accounts, as well as adherence to budgets.   You will work as part of a team on a variety of accounts, in industry sectors such as retail, health, technology, consumer goods, professional services and business-to-business, but will be expected to be comfortable leading projects and directing and mentoring staff when appropriate.

About You

You will succeed at Zeno if you are confident, resourceful, tenacious, have an understanding of traditional and non-traditional PR tactics and the media landscape, and drive great results for clients while building strong relationships with your clients and your team.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-9 years of experience in PR; agency experience preferred but will consider in-house communications backgrounds
  • Must have a strong background in corporate communications and solid corporate media relations contacts
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills across a wide variety of client deliverables – including communications plans, pitches, bylined articles, blogs, etc.
  • Must have experience developing strategic plans and high-level deliverables that are client-ready and thoughtful
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of reputation management and a working knowledge of traditional and non-traditional media.  Proven success in building relationships with members of the media, and driving results for clients
  • Candidates with experience in retail, lifestyle brands, CPG, professional services, tech, health and financial services preferred
  • Strong presentation skills, with experience working directly with clients and actively participating in client meetings and new business presentations
  • Collaborative spirit, results driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work against deadlines
  • Demonstrates the ability to think strategically, creatively and holistically about client programs, fearless in presenting a point of view in brainstorms
About Our Benefits
Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, optional and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance.  In addition, our unique ZenoFit wellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

Zeno Group's culture is innovative and energetic. If you thrive on a creative challenge and are looking for an opportunity that offers plenty of growth potential and career development, then we are looking for you!

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About Us 
Zeno Group, is a global integrated communications agency born from PR. Our core areas of expertise span industries and marketing channels across consumer, healthcare, corporate and technology. We are proud to represent a diverse roster of clients from start-up companies to global brands. Zeno Group is part of the Daniel J. Edelman family of companies.
Zeno Group is PRWeek's three-time winner of Mid-size Agency of the Year and SABRE’s 2016 and 2011 Creative Agency of the Year and recently been named to PR Week’s 2016 Best Places to Work. We’re nimble entrepreneurs who collaborate around the world and stand alone as a truly global midsize agency. Is Zeno green your color?

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