Agency Overview

If you have a love for the advertising business and are looking for a place that will love you back, we might be just what you are looking for. We operate with the heart of a startup with a spirit of independence; fueled by the energy, passion, and boundless ambition of our people.

SCC is currently working 100% remotely. When we do return to in-person work, this position will sit in our Chicago, IL office.

Summary

We're looking for an Account Executive to join our growing PR and Influencer team! Not only do we work to garner third-party media endorsement with strategic media outreach programs, but we also work with Influencers to gain access to their communities and create content on behalf of our clients. We’re always working to craft stories that will resonate with media and ultimately, consumers.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates understanding and command of traditional and digital PR tactics including:

Influencer Marketing

  • Manages partner identification and vetting, contract negotiation, managing content calendars, and program reporting/measurement

Media Relations

  • Successfully pitch, secure and measure placements
  • Has command of the media landscape, understands news value, can adapt/pivot to new pitch angles, enjoys media research

Event Planning/Facilitation

  • Manage details surrounding event execution, including planning, logistics, and recaps

Social Media

  • Understand social media channels, produce content (planned and live), manage communities, reporting/analysis

Reporting

  • Proficient in Cision, Meltwater and other monitoring software

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2-5 years of marketing communication experience with 2+ years of agency experience
  • Independent thinker unafraid to share POV
  • Strong listening, communication, organization, writing, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates poise and leadership potential
  • Shows initiative on a daily basis in both small and large tasks
  • Oversees budgets, billing, budget recaps
  • Ability to multitask on a daily basis, deal with multiple client contacts and manage projects across accounts