Senior Account Executive

Location: Chicago, IL
Employee Status: Full-Time

Resolute Consulting, a national public affairs and strategic communications firm, seeks a Senior Account Executive. You will be part of an award-winning team that focuses on high-profile issues throughout the country, applying extensive experience in issue advocacy, coalition building and grassroots organizing, high-impact media relations, digital strategies and online advocacy, association management, and video production and graphic design.

The ideal candidate for this full-time position based in downtown Chicago, but covering the entire state, will possess superior communications, outreach and organizing skills. Previous experience working on political and/or advocacy-based campaigns a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the Coalition Manager for a statewide organization

  • Implement member recruitment program for the organization with comprehensive plan

  • Provide meaningful contributions to the creation of communications and outreach plans that reflect the strategic approach and achieve client goals

  • Facilitate outreach among current organization members, and identify new organization recruitment targets

  • Produce concise business writing (internal and external) including agendas, status reports, project recaps, monthly reports

  • Compose and edit news releases and media pitches

  • Develop, plan and supervise meeting and event preparation, organization board meetings and lobbying gatherings, individual member engagements, and community contribution activities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience (2-4 years) in Public Affairs, Communications, related professions or political campaigns

  • Superior outreach, engagement, and relationship-building skills

  • Working knowledge of Illinois’ major metropolitan markets, and leading business, community and civic organizations

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to grasp concepts, ideas and issues and translate for a variety of audiences

  • Excellent oral and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Confident and comfortable working in fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines, multi-tasking

  • Excellent research and analytical skills

TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work, including past projects and writing samples to: careers@resoluteconsulting.com

Resolute Consulting provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
Resolute Consulting expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.