Open Positions

Careers

Senior Publicist

We are hiring a stellar Senior Publicist who will help lead the development, implementation and analysis of PR campaigns for our agency’s entertainment, hospitality, and lifestyle clients. Applicants should minimally possess a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of pitching experience at a public relations agency or have served as an in house publicist.

Necessary assets:
• Passion for researching story ideas and history of writing highly-creative story pitches
• Proof of established relationships with print and broadcast contacts in the U.S. and success in landing high-profile media placements
• No fear in pitching media on the phone
• Strong understanding of media strategy and the ability to craft, present and defend a media strategy to a client
• Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
• Strong team player and multi tasker
• Experience in managing workflow and mentoring junior publicists
• Ability to travel and attend press openings in the evening and early morning radio and tv interviews
• A valid driver’s license and ability to drive a car is required

Please send resume, cover letter, references, and writing samples to info@heronagency.com

Publicist

We are hiring a rock star Publicist who will contribute to successful PR campaigns for our agency’s entertainment, hospitality, and lifestyle clients. Applicants should have a Journalism, Communications, or PR Degree. Relevant internships or past work experience preferred.

Necessary assets:
• Passion for researching story ideas and the ability to write creative story pitches
• No fear in pitching media on the phone
• Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
• Strong team player and multi-tasker
• Ability to manage workflow and mentor interns
• Ability to travel and attend press openings in the evening and early morning radio and tv interviews
• A valid driver’s license and ability to drive a car is required

Entry-level and mid-level publicists are welcome to apply.

Spring Intern

We are looking for rock-star interns to join our team this Spring! Heron Agency interns are given the opportunity and responsibility to assist with a wide range of client campaigns from attending meetings, writing press releases, building media lists, attending segments and media events, and more.

Our interns are given the opportunity to work alongside the full time team to truly learn and understand what it takes to succeed in PR!

If you are interested, email your resume and cover letter to Holly@heronagency.com by December 15.

Blogs from our interns!

http://heronagency.com/heron-summer-interns-pitch-staff-national-intern-appreciation-day-celebration/

http://heronagency.com/my-summer-internship-at-heron-agency/

 

Employee Perks

Attractive Base Salary
Annual Bonus
401k
Health and Life/AD&D Insurance Contribution
Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
Chic Office Space with Free Parking
Paid Holidays
Birthday Day Off and Spa Day on the Agency
Work from Home Days Weekly
Weekly Lunch on Heron Agency
Flex Time Off
Additional Paid Time Off between Christmas and New Year’s (in addition to vacation)
Freebies at Chicago’s Hottest Restaurants and Theaters
New Business Commission Incentive Plan
Numerous Opportunities for Promotion