Chicago, IL, United States
Finance, Manager, Account Management
Mar 05, 2023
Position at Hill Knowlton Strategies
H K Strategies is searching for a talented
to join our Financial
. This is a
unique opportunity to grow as a communications professional by working across a diverse portfolio of influential clients within a dynamic, global agency.
The ideal candidate will have
agency experience with a focus
services and financial communications, including knowledge of the digital currency space (i.e. crypto and blockchain), investor relations (earnings, investor days, activist investor strategies), IPOs, M&A activity, restructurings & bankruptcies and other capital market transactions. Experience in banking, financial reporting, accounting and tax is also preferred. Candidates should also have deep familiarity and relationships with financial services media and a proven track record of success in developing and executing strategic communications campaigns that deliver results and superior client service.
what you’ll be doing:
Managing day-to-day client relationships
Overseeing your account team's workflow
Leveraging top-tier media relationships to drive successful earned media outcomes for clients
Providing clients with informed recommendations based on a true understanding of, and changes within, the media landscape
Developing and maintaining strong relationships with client contacts
Planning and executing strategic executive communications programs
Contributing superb writing abilities in the creation of bylines and other long-form content
Working closely with H K team members and key client contacts, ensuring high quality and precision on client deliverables
and expertise to an entrepreneurial team environment where everyone’s voice is heard, highly valued and rewarded
What you’ll need to get here:
rs’ experience in strategic communications/public relations; experience working with clients in the financial and professional services sector; agency experience
Proven track record of success planning and executing executive communications programs that meet client business objectives
Earned media expertise with the ability to develop media strategy and secure earned media coverage for clients; existing relationships with key B2B media
Strong understanding of the media landscape; proactive in tracking relevant changes in the media and the ability to make recommendations/share insight with client contacts based on those changes
Enthusiasm for working as a leader within a team, managing and upskilling junior staff while modeling corporate culture values
Excellent client service skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with client contacts
Superb writing and editing skills across a variety of platforms with a keen eye for detail and love of the written word
and excitement for the H K brand
A little about H K
H K Strategies is one of the world’s largest and most renowned communications firms, with more than 85 offices around the globe.
At H K here in the U.S., our first priority is our people and creating an experience for each employee that is positive and fulfilling. Do you like being able to work from anywhere and in a way that is best for your life? Come join us at H K. Do you like working for the industry’s most exciting clients and supporting headline-grabbing programs? Come join us at H K. Do you like working with nice people? Come join us at H K. Do you like industry-best benefits, vacation time, wellness time and parental leave? You guessed it, come join us at H K.
Come join us at H K.
Where we believe in the power of “Being” everything that our employees need us to be – creating a work life that is all about Being Flex, Being Connected, Being Well, Being Empowered and Being Valued. And we keep innovating and evolving our employee experience based on what we hear directly from our team members, because we strive to be the absolute best place to work.
So let’s recap, what to expect if you were to work at H K:
Nice, passionate colleagues and a supportive work culture
Flexible work modes program, where you can choose whether you work from home, work from the office or a mix of both – a completely hybrid, distributed work force
Exciting clients and
to stretch up and across to grow within the company
Amazing, industry-best benefits, such as
Comprehensive and inclusive health, dental, vision and mental healthcare
Back-up care, paid parental leave (16-week maternity leave!) and other family solutions
Retirement savings and student loan refinancing partner options
Insanely good vacation and wellness time off, no matter your level
Plus, other engaging employee programming, such as
Ally and mentorship program
Employee Resource Groups
Employee Experience committees
And, worth mentioning, frequent happy hours
Most importantly! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, H K Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.
COME JOIN US!