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Account Supervisor - Corporate PR

Chicago, Illinois
6 Sep 2022

KWT Global is looking for an Account Supervisor to work across some of our top corporate accounts spanning a variety of industries. KWT Global is proud to represent an amazing portfolio of brands including Roku, Tilray, Raddison, Cue Health and Lycra and to name a few!

Our Account Supervisors are strategic account leaders who display the confidence and skill level to serve as day-to-day client go-to's. They excel at implementing all aspects of PR programs, including research and analysis, idea generation, media relations, excellent writing skills, content creation, etc. They display a full understanding of the entire communications spectrum, including traditional media and social channels, and can lead integrated programs from ideation to execution. Additionally, this role is expected to help develop and close new business opportunities and to mentor junior staff.

Account Supervisor candidates must be able to:

Strategic Thinking & Planning

  • Ability to lead internal planning meetings and brainstorm sessions, creating structure and actionable next steps for those meetings
  • Develop annual client plans inclusive of big ideas and always-on opportunities
  • Assume responsibility for spearheading new opportunities with existing and prospective clients, securing appropriate senior input

Account Leadership

  • Seen by clients as day-to-day strategic lead, anticipating client concerns/needs and providing counsel across multiple accounts
  • Possess in-depth industry-sector expertise or good knowledge of more than one industry sector
  • Manage all administration of accounts, advising management of all aspects of ongoing client work
  • Contribute to the mentoring and professional development of account staff

Business Development

  • Take responsibility for leading new business opportunities with prospective clients
  • Recognize new business/organic growth opportunities with existing accounts
  • Develop new business proposals and programs, scopes of work, etc.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, or related field
  • 5+ years agency-based PR experience; must be socially and digitally savvy
  • Strong writing, presentation and analytical abilities
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strongly motivated and proactive in nature

KWT Global is a global brand strategy and public relations agency that employs a purpose-driven, design-thinking approach to marketing and communications. KWT Global's award-winning talent and capabilities extend across a global footprint which includes New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London. Additionally, as a Stagwell Inc agency (since 2010), we have access to a wide network of more than 50 affiliates and partner agencies around the world. As a multi-specialist agency, we serve clients across dozens of industries and sectors, and combine the most impactful elements of media relations, influencer engagement, digital and social media, and content marketing to help bring Brand Purpose to Life.

KWT Global is a passionate, purpose-driven, values-based organization. Our dedication to uplifting our company's values - grit, empathy, curiosity, collaboration and optimism - permeates throughout the entirety of our culture and acts as the foundation of our purpose. Our agency's mission is to bring a brand's purpose to life, and we connect this mission directly to our culture. Our workforce strives to bring together a rich diversity of age, race, ethnicity, gender expression, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, ability, background and identity. Our policy is to attract, employ, train, promote and foster talent in all people with demonstrated ability and potential.

We are proud to continue building an inclusive company that gives ample opportunities and support to all our staff so they can continue to evolve both personally and professionally and cultivate a holistic understanding of how they interact with the world.

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  • Job Reference: 705214992-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: KWT Global
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application