Open Jobs

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.

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

Washington, DC

 Full-Time

 Lisa@LBFStrategies.com

Our Client’s DC office is looking for an experienced Vice President (VP) of Marketing to direct and oversee campaign implementation and marketing strategies for a large client account. The ideal candidate will design, implement and monitor effective campaigns that align with our clients’ goals and will also possess strong team management skills to successfully work across multi-disciplinary teams and develop integrated marketing strategies.

The candidate must have a solid Marketing background and work experience managing a variety of integrated marketing projects end-to-end, including paid advertising campaigns and digital marketing techniques. To be successful in this role, you should be highly professional and play a significant role in shaping client strategies, understanding target audiences and managing effective programs that ultimately change behavior. Previous experience supporting federal government campaigns and/or working in the federal space is strongly preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a cohesive annual marketing plan to guide strategies across the entire portfolio of national, regional and custom campaign efforts.
  • Develop and manage relationships with multiple client points of contact, particularly the client marketing lead, and ensure robust client management processes are in place for effective communication.
  • Coordinate closely with counterparts responsible for leading Digital, Research and Outreach support for the client account to ensure all strategies align and cohesively support robust, effective campaigns.
  • Oversee team of campaign and initiative project managers who support execution of all work under the marketing portfolio.
  • Work with research and media team to develop highly targeted and sophisticated audience approaches for all marketing efforts.
  • Coordinate with media buyers to develop multi-channel placement plans and innovative media approaches for all campaigns.
  • Work with analytics team to monitor all campaign performance and provide recommendations to optimize campaigns where necessary.
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations on marketing metrics to keep the client informed.
  • Work with the outreach team to ensure all stakeholder and partner outreach, conference support and earned media strategies complement paid components of marketing campaigns.
  • Opportunity to provide guidance on the company’s own marketing activities and contribute to new business pursuits to help drive new sources of revenue for the firm.

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a VP of Marketing, Marketing Director or other equivalent senior role.
  • Demonstrate experience designing and implementing successful integrated campaigns and marketing strategies.
  • Strong leadership skills, with proven track record managing cross-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent communications and client service skills.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Strategic mindset, with ability to make difficult decisions.
  • When onsite work safely resumes, ability to work from the clients’ office space as requested to ensure integrated support across our team and the client teams.
  • Experience managing multi-million dollar campaign budgets is preferred but not required.
  • Government campaign experience preferred but not required.
  • Agency experience preferred but not required.
  • Degree in Marketing, Communications or relevant field.
  • Experience with CRM software and digital marketing tools and techniques is a plus.

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%).

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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