PR Account Executive position open

The Silverman Group, Inc. (TSG) has provided expert public relations counsel and strategy for Chicago arts, lifestyle, education and civic clients for nearly 20 years. From world-class Chicago cultural institutions to national touring productions, from chambers of commerce to trade shows, our team of authentic and passionate senior-level PR professionals knows how to get each story to the right audience – and bring our clients into the spotlight!


We are currently seeking an Account Executive to join our team.


Job responsibilities:

  • Provide public relations services for client accounts with supervision from senior staff; provide secondary support on other accounts.
  • Execute both traditional media and online influencer relations – including crafting all forms of press materials and pitches – to deliver comprehensive coverage, based on client objectives.
  • Develop strong personal relationships with media in the Chicago and drive-in markets.
  • Manage efforts of PR Apprentice on relevant client projects.
  • Oversee the company’s social media efforts with input from senior staff.
  • Participate in creative brainstorming sessions and occasional team-wide projects.
  • Other administrative tasks as needed.



  • Minimum 2-3 years of public relations experience (agency or in-house); experience with arts and/or nonprofit clients ideal.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Desire to work both independently and as part of a team, pitching in where needed.
  • Passionate about the arts and the media.
  • Experience directly securing media coverage ideal.
  • Digital literacy and competency with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, including an understanding of social media strategies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in PR/communications, journalism or a related major.
  • Current driver’s license and ability to drive to occasional client appointments; use of rental vehicle provided.


As invested in our team as we are in our clients, starting benefits for the position include:  generous 3+ week PTO plan plus holidays, including paid week off in late December; medical, dental, long & short-term disability and life insurance coverage; matching 401K plan; and access to free tickets for client performances and festivals. Salary commensurate with experience.


To learn more about our company, team members and current clients, visit


To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to President Beth Silverman,