PR Specialist

Chicago, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #60371 |
Posted Last Month

A prominent professional services organization with offices in Chicago's Loop (and nationwide) seeks a Public Relations guru to join their team.

In this role, you will be part of a dynamic PR team responsible for the execution of high-impact public relations activities that support the firm’s global strategy. You will play a central role in a variety of activities including engaging with media to secure opportunities for the firm to showcase their thought leadership, serving as project manager on multiple initiatives simultaneously, drafting communications materials for external and internal audiences, media monitoring and tracking, and educating internal stakeholders on PR best practices. The Public Relations Specialist must be an exceptional writer, self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal communication, organization and project management skills.

Required Background:

  • Bachelor degree in Communication, English, Journalism, or Public Relations
  • 5 + years of Public Relations experience
  • Extensive writing, organizational and project management experience
  • Prior PR Agency or Law Firm experience


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.