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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.

Indianapolis, IN (greater Indy area)

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A fast-growing consumer packaged goods (CPG) company committed to making a positive impact in the world. We are passionate about building brands and foster a results-driven culture that provides opportunities to rapidly learn and develop your career. When you join this company, you are joining a winning team to make a positive difference.

DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of current trends in social media and influencer marketing to lead integrated campaigns across all social platforms with excellent execution and follow-up analysis for constant learning and improvement. The Social Media Manager will work with the brand teams, agency partners, internal teams (creative and implementation), and vendors to launch online campaigns on-time and on- or under-budget.

This is an opportunity to help increase awareness, enhance brand reputation, build relationships, and drive sales for several brands across the Company’s portfolio. The Social Media Manager will administer the company’s social media marketing and advertising including:

  •   Deliberate planning, strategy, and goal setting
  •   Real-time responses to capitalize on opportunities and quickly address any concerns
  •   Development of brand awareness and improving the brands’ online reputations
  •   Content management
  •   Agency management
  •   Influencer marketing
  •   A people manager of the Company’s Social Media Team

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  •   Be the voice of the current brands, and future innovations across all social media platforms. Manage SOPs for response guidelines and consistent brand voice / tone.
  •   Monitor relevant conversations and engage with consumers to enhance brand reputation. Engage with PR agency for any real-time crisis management.
  •   Coordinate with external call center team on messaging and moderation.
  •   Support development of content strategy and lead content creation in partnership with brand teamsalong with internal and external agencies.
  •   Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, videos, captions, comments)
  •   Oversee design for social pages
  •   Generate creative promotions that bring excitement to the social conversations
  •   Expand network of advocates and influencers
  •   Work with e-commerce team and digital team to create comprehensive strategic programs
  •   Post all content and give direction to agency partners for paid support
  •   Manage specific campaigns to generate buzz before, during, and after physical events
  •   Track and report monthly KPIs, and optimize performance for all social efforts
  •   Benchmark with best-in-class brands and industry best practices to help us continually elevate our game
  •   Support the strategic process, including:

o Competitive analysis
o Audience insights
o Social listening
o Identify emerging trends and changes in social media

 Turn engagement into sales to help drive business growth!

REQUIREMENTS

  •   Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with Marketing or PR-related focus
  •   Minimum 5 years of social media marketing or PR experience, working with national brands
  •   Demonstrable experience managing social media and influencer campaigns.
  •   Solid knowledge of analytics and experience setting / tracking social KPIs
  •   Experience with social listening platforms
  •   Experience with Facebook Ads Manager/Business Accounts
  •   Understanding of creative development process
  •   Excellent written communication skills for internal and public-facing materials
  •   Ability to work effectively in a fast, flexible, and innovative environment
  •   Exhibits the ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstratewhy their ideas are analytically sound.
  •   Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respectiveparticipants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.) and how each platform can be

    best deployed in different scenarios.

  •   Is a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary(e.g. content development, creation and editing of content, and online reputation management).
  •   Demonstrates winning Social Customer Service techniques such as empathy, patience, advocacyand conflict resolution.

Chicagoland, IL (Northern Suburb)

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

A dynamic integrated public relations agency is searching for a Digital Marketing Lead (2+yrs exp)

The Digital Marketing Lead has experience in developing and executing digital marketing campaigns as well as digital marketing data analysis and reporting to both internal and external client audiences is preferred. Digital Marketing Leads should also have strong experience with relevant digital platforms including Google, social media and analytics software. Previous experience with organic and paid digital strategies, search engine optimization (SEO), as well as content creation and/or graphic design is also preferred.

The Digital Marketing Lead will help guide digital marketing targeting, platform selections, social media, Google, third-party spends and overall awareness and lead generation strategies for the agency’s client campaign development, execution and on ongoing monitoring/adjusting.

Individuals in this role already have 2+ years of experience.

 

Chicagoland, IL (Northern Suburb)

 Full-Time/Permanent

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

We are searching for an exceptional Creative & Digital Associate for an integrated PR agency! The Creative and Digital Associate must be a talented and skilled graphic designer with significant experience in social media tactics and strategies. The C&D makes an emotional investment in his/her work, and shares our keen focus on creative and well-written social media calendars, daily engagement posts and blog entries, as well as carrying out extraordinary social media campaigns for our clients. Likewise, he/she should be able to showcase strong abilities with graphic design software/work and computer video editing. The Creative and Digital Associate also plays a key role in planning for and executing integrated PR/social media campaigns.

Individuals in this role already have entry-level experience (up to 2 years).

Creative and Digital Associates are thoroughly trained on the Agency’s proven processes, systems and client communications. Individuals in this role are also expected to take initiative, show proper amounts of independence and always be a team player.

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Designing and writing creative social media campaigns/plans
  • Engaging daily with compelling social media entries on behalf of our clients
  • Executing social media campaigns
  • Reporting social media results
  • Graphic design work for client and Agency social media pages
  • Graphic design work for client communications and Agency promotions
  • Video editing for client and Agency communications
  • Collaborate with the Agency’s team in strategic planning and development of innovative campaigns
  • Client communication — emails, phone calls, reports

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

 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 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

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.

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