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Account Supervisor, PR & Social

The Ogilvy Group
United States, Illinois, Chicago
September 22, 2023

About Ogilvy

Ogilvy was founded in 1948 by David Ogilvy. David created a culture that deeply respects and cares about its people and clients. Our mission is to inspire people and brands to make an impact and we are committed to attracting, growing, and retaining the best talent in the industry.

About the Role

Ogilvy is seeking a detail-oriented candidate to support a national food brand. This candidate will serve in a hybrid capacity: helping to lead day-to-day public relations efforts across consumer and corporate communications workstreams while also providing support for the client's corporate social channels.

What you'll do?

PR Responsibilities

  • Serve as the day-to-day contact for clients while building/fostering trust
  • Be the organizational center of projects - manage, problem solve and drive execution even when the path is ambiguous and multiple stakeholders are involved
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior team members to contribute to their growth
  • Develop and present high-level materials such as communications plans, POVs and media materials
  • Support media relations efforts by mining for and pitching compelling stories and securing coverage on behalf of the client
  • Build, maintain and oversee media lists as well as an ongoing coverage tracker
  • Support the execution of events, including executive media days and campaign launches
  • Research and evaluate thought leadership opportunities for key spokespeople
  • Keep a pulse on the CPG and food industries, the media landscape and social media platforms to help provide insights and guidance on programs
  • Respond to in-bound requests from clients, media and team members with accuracy and timeliness

Social Strategy

  • Support team in social strategy development, content planning and content optimizations for client's corporate social channels
  • Partner closely with full team to bring clients new thinking, recommendations and social ideas to build out owned channels - including relevant trends for brand channel
  • Understand basic best practices with paid amplification to ensure content is optimized
  • Identify and pursue quick-turn opportunities for social channels, ensuring tone-of-voice is carried through
  • Lead social content development and recommendations, including engagement and posting cadence on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Conduct light research and social media monitoring
  • Keep a pulse on emerging social platforms and trends
  • Measure and report on results including monthly channel growth

What You'll Need:

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Ideally, several different account experiences delivering programs in public relations, marketing, or communications with experience in social media, materials development, media relations, and partnership outreach
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing project timelines and budgets
  • Ability to communicate complex solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Willingness to take on complex challenges and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Natural and effective collaborator, positive attitude, and sound work ethic
  • Calm and focused under pressure

How We'll Support You

Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We'll empower you with the

tools you'll need to succeed. We'll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of

doing things. We'll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from

across the Ogilvy network. And we'll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you'll be

proud, with people you'll be proud to call your teammates.


At Ogilvy, our people are at the heart of what we do: a creative agency that sparks game-changing ideas across culture and business through collaboration, integrity, and a celebration of self-expression.

We believe in building powerful teamswithpurpose. This means hiring and nurturing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identities - and we relentlessly curate transformative initiatives that make our commitment to fairness, and equity a reality.

Our ultimate mission is to leave a positive impact on the world, creating a better future for all, while supporting and uplifting the global communities we serve. This is central to our mantra of Borderless Creativity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.