Public Relations Coordinator

Chicago Connect

Company Description

Chicago Connect specialize in increasing market share for our clients’ brands and we ensure we tailor our services to their needs in a face-to-face environment. There are various disciplines in the direct marketing field and we primarily focus on live marketing strategies. The marketplace is fiercely competitive and brands in all industries are vying for their potential customers attention. With so many choices on how brands can target their customers, choosing the right marketing mix is more important than ever. That’s where Chicago Connect comes in.

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Public Relations Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate need to know how to make a story irresistible to journalists. He/She needs to be experienced in creating and implementing communication plans across different platforms and audiences. Posses a track record of delivering high-quality content in a fast-paced environment.

Salary range: $38000 – $48000 per year


  • Assist in strategizing and planning high-quality public relations campaigns for our, our brand partners, and Loop.

  • Report results internally and to brands.

  • Write and distribute press releases, and pitch to journalists as needed.

  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists.

  • Write quarterly newsletters for various audiences.

  • Maintain a record of relevant statistics and information about recycling and reuse to assist PR pitches, and business development and account management teams.

  • Devise and create accurate, engaging, and relevant content for the blog at least fortnightly.

  • Assess the viability of, attend, and coordinate staffing at events.

  • Ensure website content is engaging and accurate, and work with Digital Marketing Associate to optimize pages for SEO.

  • Assist with communication activities.

  • Be back-up a customer service associate when Customer Service Associate is unavailable.


  • Associate’s Degree in Public Relations, communication or related is an asset.

  • Previous relevant experience is a plus.

  • Possess good organizational skills.

  • Strong communication skills- both verbal and written.

  • Ability to multitask and work under deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Information

  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • The role is not remote

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