Media Relations Associate - Make an impact on amazing startups
Propllr is a Chicago-based PR and content marketing firm that serves fast-growing, innovative startups and technology businesses. We are also the host and organizer of the popular Here's How Startup Conferences, which have featured the likes of Jellyvision, Grubhub, SpotHero, Basecamp, Reverb, WyzAnt, Insureon and many more.
Propllr's success helping startups gain visibility and credibility has demand for our services going up, so we are searching for amazing and talented people to join our team.
Could that be you?
You may find yourself a home at Propllr if you have the following characteristics:
-- A deep desire to provide PR for startups and tech companies - founder-led, innovative and fast-growing.
-- Very organized, and can handle multiple projects, clients and team members.
-- A great writer - releases, pitches, contributed articles, etc.
-- Intellectually curious.
-- A voracious consumer of media - print, online, broadcast and social.
-- A self-starter, an independent thinker and a collaborative worker.
-- A desire to make a difference in the success of both clients and colleagues.
Did we mention Propllr is a great place to work?
-- No fixed limit on personal days, sick days or vacation days - just get the job done.
-- Need a change of scenery? You can take a few days to work from home, from your parents' house, from the beach, wherever.
-- Great insurance - 100% premiums paid. And an FSA!
-- 401k with a 3% salary bonus plus profit-sharing.
-- No tracking of hours.
-- Awesome opportunity for commissions on new business created.
-- Annual cash bonus based on agency performance (have paid bonuses out every year).
-- Regular team lunches, happy hours and office beers.
-- Outstanding team and amazing clients.
-- Great West Loop location in an old loft building right behind Union Station.
When you apply for this role, do more than just show us your resume. Offer us insight into who you are:
-- What you do better than anyone.
-- What you love to do.
-- What interests you.
-- Why Propllr makes sense for you?
We are looking for the right person - regardless of experience - so if you think you're a fit even if your experience is more or less than what this job requires, please share your information with us ASAP.
We look forward to receiving your resume and cover letter (we will try to reply to all applicants, though depending on volume that may be difficult!).