Account Executive | Hawthorne Strategy Group

Posted on Oct 11, 2022
Type: Job

Hawthorne Strategy Group is growing and adding an Account Executive to its team. We are looking for someone who will bring energy, enthusiasm, and a commitment to delivering outstanding results to our clients and fellow team members. 


  • Creates clear, accurate and compelling news copy
  • Earns frequent coverage for clients in appropriate trade or specialty media, as well as potential coverage in national media
  • Develops inventive, effective social media initiatives for clients
  • Develops solid understanding of client businesses and the way that PR contributes to their business success
  • Contributes to creating strong relationships with clients
  • Creates presentations and proposals for clients
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail in updating and managing reports that agency delivers to clients.



  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Has 1-2 years of PR experience
  • Excellent news writing, editing and proofreading abilities
  • Strong track record of media pitching and placement
  • Demonstrated ability to write copy (pitches, news releases, social posts)
  • Experience using Cision, Meltwater, or similar monitoring and media database tools preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills


141 West Jackson, Suite 2110
Chicago, IL 60604

How to apply

Working in a hybrid office, Hawthorne offers a flexible working environment, competitive salary, a full benefit package including profit-sharing, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability. Hawthorne offers a robust professional development program, including partial student loan repayment. Hawthorne is committed to equity and inclusion.

Please submit resume, writing samples, and cover letter to Cynthia McCafferty,

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