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Public Relations Account Executive

Department: Client Services
Location: Chicago, IL

Account Executive Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Highwire is a leading technology public relations agency based in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Chicago and Boston. We work with a wide range of clients across cloud technology, enterprise security, financial services technology (fin-tech) and healthcare as well as consumer products and services. Highwire was named Technology Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places To Work in PR by PR News. Collaboration, curiosity and passion underpin everything we do. We look for people with big ideas, strong opinions and the energy to bring them to life.

Our ideal Account Executive has 2-3 years of PR experience – maybe at an agency, maybe working for a hot startup, at the stage where you’re ready to elevate your career. You have solid relationships with key players, you’ve got your finger on the pulse of social media, and of course, you’re an exceptional writer. You are on the cusp of discovering the role that allows you to join a forward-thinking agency where you can develop new leadership skills under the nurturing guidance of seasoned pros that have a work hard/play hard mentality. If this sounds like just the team you have been waiting for, you should definitely check out Highwire.    


Essential Functions:

Media/Influencer Relations

Client Service/Management

Writing Proficiencies

Agency Operations

Self Development

Highwire Perks Include:

The duties delineated above will vary depending on the needs of each specific account, and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisors.


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