Media Relations, Senior Account Executive

FleishmanHillard   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 33 days ago

Position Overview

FleishmanHillard’s growing Dallas office is seeking an entrepreneurial, self-starting Senior Account Executive  with a passion for media relations to join our award-winning Brand Marketing team.  This person will help plan, manage and execute media relations programs for several clients across consumer and tech brands as well as collaborate with teams on brand marketing and reputation management programs for an impressive client portfolio. 

FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity 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, and members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities:

·        Develop and edit compelling and high-quality written content including media materials, plans, counsel memos and client correspondence.

·        Translate complex topics into consumer and media friendly content.

·        Develop newsworthy story angles and successfully pitch and place stories with national, local and trade media.

·        Develop strong relationships with reporters, bloggers and other key influencers.

 

Qualifications

·        3-5  years of hands-on media relations experience in an agency setting.

·        Previous experience pitching stories about consumer brands and tech products and services.

·        Existing relationships with consumer, tech and business media.

·        Well-developed-skills in building and maintaining traditional and digital 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 complex information into lay language.

·        Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing PR plans.

·        High attention to detail with proven ability to prioritize, be assertive, multi-task, meet deadlines and handle changing needs of clients.

·        Experience providing high levels of service to clients on day-to-day activities.

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

·        Detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality.

·        A resourceful self-starter – gets things moving and keeps them on track.

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

 

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for six years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.  We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live.

  • Job ID: 3538