• Account Executive- Brand Marketing

    FleishmanHillardSaint Louis, MO 63112

    Job #1473548271

  • Overview

    FleishmanHillard's St. Louis office is seeking a motivated, self-starting creative Account Executive to join our Brand Marketing public relations team. This person will collaborate with teamsto produce business-changing creative ideas, magnetic stories and award-winning communicationsfor an impressive client portfolio made up of brands from a range of industry sectors.

    At FleishmanHillard, we embrace challenges, think boldly, trust each other, and harness our talented worldwide network to provide the best in-class counsel to our roster of remarkable global clients. Are you ready to join the team?

    We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the execution of high-quality earned programs from conception to placement.

    • Bring earned media techniques and ideas to client programs to help cut through the news cycle and deliver impactful headlines that drive business performance, including understanding how search, social conversations and audience data can drive storylines and performance.

    • Uncover trends and creative storytelling opportunities that tap into culturally-relevant moments.

    • Help develop content strategies and create a variety of high-quality written materials, including creative content, first drafts of communications plans, thoughtful pitch narratives and digital content. Assist with shaping client stories and messages with the goal of integrating clients into the broader news cycle and trending social conversations.

    • Enthusiastically research and mine for client, competitive and industry trends and activity to ensure FleishmanHillard delivers game-changing ideas and solutions.

    • Play a key role in handling of day-to-day assignments and work products, including content creation and oversight as well as project and account management, for key clients.

    • Develop and maintain strong traditional and online media relationships, place newsworthy stories that convey core brand messages, and develop creative written materials that engage target audiences and reflect an understanding of our clients' business.

    • Identify, cultivate and manage high-level relationships with bloggers, industry experts and influencers. Actively pitch communications to bloggers and influencers with the goal of injecting the client stories into industry conversations.

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 years of media relations experience, preferably in an agency setting.

    • Ideal candidates should be natural 'media hounds' and master storytellers who love the thrill of thepitchand who can craft compelling, culturally relevant story ideas that generate on-message coverage for clients.

    • Experience drafting press materials.

    • Knowledge of business, consumer, and lifestyle media. Experience media monitoring, developing and maintaining media relationships.

    • Understanding of the current media environment and the ability to effectively drive coverage.

    • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to translate technical information into lay language.

    • Detail-oriented with proven ability to prioritize, be assertive, multi-task, meet deadlines and handle changing needs of clients without sacrificing quality.

    • A creative problem solver who brings high levels of energy and enthusiasm to every assignment.

    • Good interpersonal skills; can work effectively with teams and maintain composure under pressure.

    • Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, journalism, English or a similar field.

    About FleishmanHillard

    FleishmanHillard?is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries.?Our award-winning agency specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, research and analytics, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We've been named PRWeek's Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a "Standout Agency" on Advertising Age's A-List; the Human Rights Campaign's " Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality; and NAFE's "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" for a decade.?We're also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, with a longstanding worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. Visit us at ? ~~~ ?

    FleishmanHillard is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local laws.

    Please do not contact the office directly to apply - only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis | US-MN-Minneapolis

    ID 2021-4706

    Position Function Public Relations

    Job Classification Full Time