Employment Opportunities

LCWA is a Michigan Avenue public relations firm dedicated to delivering outstanding client service. Founded in 1985, our company is one of the top independent PR firms in the country.

We offer:

  • Collaborative work environment
  • Real, tangible commitment to work-life balance
  • Established, marquee-name national and local accounts
  • Individualized career growth and management
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401K and profit sharing
  • Salary and bonus reviews every six months

Interested in joining our team? Email resumes to at jobs@lcwa.com, attention: Shannon Quinn.

Current Openings

DIRECTOR

Seeking a Director to develop strategic programs, manage accounts and deliver measurable, meaningful results.

 Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior management to develop strategic, creative plans
  • Drive strategic, results-oriented programs
  • Provide long-term and on-the-spot counsel to clients
  • Manage day-to-day activities of more than one client relationship
  • Develop creative, innovative pitches and lead team pitching efforts
  • Direct social media planning and execution
  • Motivate and manage project teams
  • Mentor and train junior level staff
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds expectations

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of work within an agency setting; consumer products experience preferred
  • BA/BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, Integrated Marketing or related
  • Success driving campaigns across traditional and digital technologies
  • Superior writing skills
  • Creative thinking and ideas
  • Motivational leadership abilities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational and computer skills

ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR

Seeking an Account Supervisor to conduct day-to-day management of accounts and serve as a “go-to” client contact.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with agency VPs to develop creative plans and provide strategic counsel
  • Drive strategic, results-oriented programs
  • Create innovative media pitches and successfully place stories
  • Manage and execute engaging social media programs
  • Provide thoughtful counsel and day-to-day account oversight to clients
  • Train and lead junior level staff

 Requirements:

  • 5+ years of work within an agency setting
  • BA/BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, Integrated Marketing or related Solid media relations track record
  • Deep understanding of social media
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Creative thinking and ideas
  • Motivational leadership abilities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational and computer skills

PAID PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

Seeking smart, energetic Interns to join our team for a paid, 12-week PR internship offering a real learning experience with hands-on account work and ongoing responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Write press releases, pitch letters and marketing materials
  • Develop targeted pitch lists and develop relationships with reporters, editors and producers
  • Create engaging social media content that speaks to client audiences
  • Identify and work with online influencers
  • Research and report on client industries, competitors and audiences
  • Monitor media coverage and provide reports to teams and clients
  • Brainstorm and develop creative solutions to everyday client problems

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, Integrated Marketing or related
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Media pitching experience
  • Social media understanding
  • An interest in and ongoing curiosity about news of the day

All internships offer the potential to join the LCWA team as a full-time assistant account executive with eventual career growth and a competitive benefits package. The LCWA internship program has kicked off the careers of many great PR professionals—many of whom are still members of our team!

To apply, send your resume to intern@lcwa.com.