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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

 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 spirits 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

Chicagoland, IL (Northern Suburb)

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A dynamic growing PR agency is searching for a Lead Project Manager for its team!

The lead project manager is responsible for various administrative duties, agency-wide projects, programs and HR-related tasks, as well as overall executive support.

The Lead Project Manager demonstrates that he/she has a full grasp of the responsibilities needed to support the Chief Operations Officer and the President in organizing and managing office projects, policies and processes. This stems from having an understanding of the work flow that is assigned to him/her and the expectations set for each employee in the office, as well as the direction the company is headed. She/he shows this through attention to detail in her/his work with company leadership, senior staff, clients, press and other team members. Collaboration with everyone in the office is expected and will be necessary.

Individuals in this role are expected to take initiative, demonstrate professionalism and independence, and, are always expected to be a team player.

 

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

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.

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.

 

Milwaukee, WI

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

You’re a leader, driver, mentor and coach.  You’re looking for a career-defining role.

We are searching for an entrepreneurial sr. executive to lead and grow an account group focused on considered purchases in B2B, B2B2C and B2C settings.

You partner with business-builder clients. You’re driven to connect with people and uncover insights about their business. Ultimately, partnering with amazing Strategy, Creative and Connections colleagues to create amazing ideas for smart clients fuels you.You know how to create professional partnerships built on trust, respect and results. Your 20+ years of marketing experience working across industries and brands mean you have a strong network of senior-level corporate marketers and business leaders.

You’ve already led a large portfolio of existing clients or won large new business pitches but you’re ready for more. You’re known for rolling up your sleeves and igniting passion. You’re a leader in thinking, in managing and in providing high-level strategic direction. You’re ready to lead a business unit and double its size.

We’re one of the largest independent marketing agencies in the country with a strong portfolio of work, awards and client success across multiple industries. We need a leader who will work with our great existing team and clients to take them to the next level. This is a position you can shape and grow. Our team is ready to leap forward with our existing portfolio and grow with new clients.

We want to know about what drives you. Tell us about something you’ve built that you’re proud of.

Here’s why we want you:

  • You’re ready for a career-defining opportunity.
  • You have 20 years of B2B and B2C marketing experience at agencies and corporations, or in your own business.
  • You know how to build relationships with the C-suite level.
  • You’re ready to double the size of our B2B account group and expand in to the right B2C opportunities.
  • You have a passion for agency leadership, account management and new business development.
  • You have a dynamic leadership style with a track record of inspiring talent across multiple disciplines.
  • Your ability to build strategic business growth is proven.
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