Public Relations Assistant

Chicago, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #55041 |
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We are working with an international organziation to help them find their next Public Relations Assistant.  This role is open due to an internal promotion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with PR Coordinator and PR Director to generate and disburse Public Relations intiatives
  • Secure approvals for media engagement
  • Track and monitor media engagements
  • Create and edit presentations in PowerPoint
  • Produce reports in Excel
  • Support the PR team including filing invoices, filing documents, scheduling meetings  

Job Requirements:

  • 1+ years of PR experience, ideally from a PR agency Ability to take initiative, be proactive, anticipates needs
  • Strong communication and organizational skills  

This is an entry level opportunity in Public Relations.  You will be exposed to PR and may have the opportunity to take on more PR related duties in time.


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.
  • The client 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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