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OPEN JOBS

Below is a sampling of our current openings!

To submit your resume, or to inquire about these or other opportunities, please contact Lisa@LBFStrategies.com.

New York, NY or Chicago, IL

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

The Sr. Public Relations Manger will be responsible for the delivery, management and execution of high-impact public relations activities that support the firm’s global strategy. S/He will report to the Director of Public Relations and play a leading role in various activities including the supervision of PR agency partners in executing media relations actions, serving as project manager on multiple initiatives simultaneously, drafting communications materials for external and internal audiences and educating internal stakeholders on PR best practices. The Senior Public Relations Manager must be a self-starter, exceptional writer, critical thinker and team player with strong communication, organizational and management skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements public relations activities that are consistent with the firm’s global strategy, organizational needs and business goals
  • Leverages understanding of the legal landscape and the firm’s strategic priorities to influence and drive media relations efforts
  • Serves as the lead day-to-day contact and provides direction to multiple external PR agencies on strategy and tactical media outreach
  • Crafts and distills complex messages to create written materials including press releases, pitches and messaging documents that are error free and appropriate for the intended audience
  • Assesses risks associated with media interaction and proactively proposes effective courses of action
  • Evaluates media opportunities for potential conflicts in order to minimize risk to the firm, secures approvals for lawyers to participate in media activity and guides lawyers in skilled media participation
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with Firm leadership, other lawyers and key stakeholders within the marketing department and the broader firm to establish themselves as a trusted resource on best practices related to PR/media engagement
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for the firm to earn positive media coverage by developing original story/pitch ideas and actively participating in pitching and securing media opportunities
  • Serves as a connector across practices and regions, finding opportunities for lawyers to engage with the media and with each other
  • Proactively shares pre-emptive solutions and effectively manages expectations with key stakeholders, addressing problems when they arise
  • Counsels Firm partners in preparation for media interviews, providing guidance that demonstrates PR best practices for message development
  • Provides leadership to others on the PR team, as needed, and works collaboratively across functions and departments
  • Independently researches, identifies and secures opportunities for lawyers to be positioned as thought leaders with the media and with publishing byline articles
  • Leads by example in supporting firm and department management initiatives
  • Contributes thoughtful insight and counsel in strategy and planning discussions, and is able to drive the implementation of same throughout the PR team
  • Other duties, as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, English, Journalism or Public Relations
  • A minimum of 10 years of Public Relations experience
  • Extensive writing, organizational and project management experience
  • Experience managing others and leading teams

Preferred:

  • Prior Law firm experience
  • Prior PR agency experience

Boston, MA

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A top integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare, is searching for an amazing Sr. Vice President to join its growing team. We are looking for driven, savvy game changers who are ready to dive into the trenches and make an immediate impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage multiple client engagements of varying sizes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships through exceptional client relationship skills.
  • Seamlessly flex between big picture strategic development/ad hoc guidance and assure execution of associated tactics are flawless.
  • Guide the client(s) on integrated marketing/communications decisions, identifying new opportunities to flourish their brand.
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with key media channels to ensure our services are executed strategically and appropriately.
  • Develop high-level and persuasive communications plans (annual, quarterly, etc.)
  • Lead operational efforts and be accountable for the financial performance of engagements throughclose management of budgets and team members.
  • Manage client budgets, budget tracking, staffing and billability.
  • Ensure the quality of the account team(s) is held to the highest standard and that all client requestsare handled in a strategic and timely manner.
  • Partner with shared service leads to run and grow integrated business (social media/digital,creative), and to develop new business opportunities.
  • Directly supervise account staff and promote continuous learning and development to help build ahigh performing culture.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; advanced degree preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a Public Relations agency or client side
  • Experience working with clients within the Healthcare industry
  • Understanding of the ever changing digital landscape
  • Exceptional presentation skills — both verbal and written, formal and informal
  • Highly organized, proactive and a critical, creative thinker under pressure
  • Project management experience, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and managedetailed budgets
  • Supervisory skills, with ability to manage and cultivate junior staff and effectively collaborate with subcontractors
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrated experience developing direct reports and influence-managing matrixed teams a must
  • Exceptional organizational skills leading to flawless execution of tactical plans is required

**The position requires some domestic travel for client meetings and conferences (15-20%).

New York, NY

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A lifestyle focused communications agency in NYC is looking for a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor to join its rockstar team!

This person should have a keen understanding of the media landscape and strong public relations skills, specifically in the culinary industry.  They should have prior agency experience working on public relations, with solid general public relations skills.  This person will potentially lead accounts including proactive and reactive media relations, strategy writing, creative writing (press releases, media alerts, content, etc), creative brainstorming.  This person will manage account teams, have solid relationships with media and some experience with new business (assisting with proposal writing, researching relevant business leads).

Responsibilities

  • Creates meaningful and impactful comprehensive public relations strategies and plans.
  • Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching. Successfully pitch stories and meet with/manage media to deliver high quality results.
  • Act as day-to-day client contact for a selection of accounts
  • Seek out creative ideas and opportunities to identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching.
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions.
  • Create key assets for accounts including press releases, fact sheets, biographies, messaging, media alerts, agendas and recaps.
  • Follow industry and client category trends and regularly share insights, thoughts and key findings as it relates to competitors.
  • Delegate effectively, setting clear expectations and deadlines to junior team members. Provide needed resources for projects.
  • Manage quality of work on multiple accounts with professionalism and support team leaders.
  • Supports on new business proposals with research, brainstorming ideas and proposal creation.

Qualifications

  • 4-8 years of experience in public relations; agency preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple accounts with ease and professionalism. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and follow up skills
  • Effective organizational and project management skills
  • Creative writer with experience crafting assets (press releases, bios, media alerts, etc).
  • Ability to manage a junior team as a mentor. Delegate work effectively.
  • Lead by example; demonstrate proven strong work ethic

Chicago, IL

 Part-Time: approx 25 hrs/week

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

LBF Strategies is a nationwide recruitment, talent management, and career coaching firm. We are searching for a driven, savvy, responsible, dynamic, part-time (could lead to full time) Assistant Recruiter to join our team!

The Assistant Recruiter will: 

  • Source, research and identify candidates for active searches
  • Provide general administrative support to the CEO
  • Be knowledgeable, creative and experienced in most social media platforms; must be fluent in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others
  • Work closely with CEO to execute new initiatives
  • Research and refer new company clients and coaching clients
  • Be required to carry out other projects, duties and reasonable requests by senior management

Successful candidates must:

  • Have at least 1 year of experience with Recruitment/HR, Startups, Communications/Marketing, Professional Services or related industries;
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Be passionate about small business and willing to wear lots of hats
  • Take initiative! Candidates must be self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced business where multitasking is the norm;
  • Be willing and excited to learn the ins and outs of a small business;
  • Be professional, ethical, accountable and able to work independently;
  • Be creative, high-energy, team-spirited;
  • Have a sense of humor; and….
  • Strive for perfection with a desire to grow and learn from this experience!

WHY LBF Recruitment Strategies? Because here you can make an impact, have a voice, and be an integral part of a growing organization.

To apply, please send a resume & cover letter that highlights three reasons why you are the right candidate for this role to Lisa Frank at Lisa@LBFStrategies.com.

 

Chicago, IL

 Part-Time: approx 25 hrs/week

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

LBF Strategies is a nationwide recruitment, talent management, and career coaching firm. We are searching for a driven, savvy, responsible, dynamic, part-time (could lead to full time) Recruitment Specialist to join our team!

The Recruitment Specialist will: 

  • Source, research and identify candidates for active searches
  • Engage companies for new searches
  • Refer and prospect new coaching clients
  • Be knowledgeable, creative and experienced in most social media platforms; must be fluent in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others
  • Work closely with CEO to execute new initiatives
  • Be required to carry out other projects, duties and reasonable requests by senior management

Successful candidates must:

  • Have at least 2-3 years of experience with Recruitment, experience in PR/Marketing/Communication vertical is a plus
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Be passionate about small business and willing to wear lots of hats
  • Take initiative! Candidates must be self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced business where multitasking is the norm;
  • Be willing and excited to learn the ins and outs of a small business;
  • Be professional, ethical, accountable and able to work independently;
  • Be creative, high-energy, team-spirited;
  • Have a sense of humor; and….
  • Strive for perfection with a desire to grow and learn from this experience!

WHY LBF Recruitment Strategies? Because here you can make an impact, have a voice, and be an integral part of a growing organization.

To apply, please send a resume & cover letter that highlights three reasons why you are the right candidate for this role to Lisa Frank at Lisa@LBFStrategies.com.

Chicagoland, IL (Northern Suburb)

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

Individuals in the PR Associate role have up to two years or more previous public relations experience. As an Associate, they will obtain an understanding of working in our agency environment, and the spirit that defines it, as well as its mission of “persistence.” While they have some entry-level experience, they will be fully trained in company values, communication styles (client, media and internal) and core public relations and social media skills that are critical to performing the high quality work we promise to our clients and each other.

On a day-to-day basis, PR Associates support team members in a variety of responsibilities (see Associate Responsibilities list below). Associates report directly to Account Leaders, but may also be assigned work by Account Managers and above. Associates also provide guidance to Junior Associates and Interns.

Individuals in this role are expected to take initiative, show proper amounts of professionalism and independence. And, they always are expected to be a team player.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Byline article writing
  • Begin to develop long term relationships with members of the media
  • Client communication
  • Client publicity update reports
  • Coordinating media opportunities
  • Media list building
  • Media pitching
  • Monitoring press coverage
  • Ordering press coverage
  • Researching media pitches
  • Preparing for and participating in client calls
  • Scanning of media coverage
  • Writing coverage recaps
  • Writing media pitches
  • Writing press releases
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