Account Executive - Fahlgren Mortine (Columbus, Dayton)

Fahlgren Mortine, a nationally recognized independent marketing and communications agency, is looking to add a public relations account executive to our growing team in the company’s Columbus or Dayton office. Columbus is the preferred location.
Responsibilities may include:
Supports the day-to-day responsibilities of integrated accounts, with emphasis on public relations expertise

  • Develops a thorough understanding of the entire marketing and communications landscape to create and implement integrated programs
  • Develops a thorough understanding and knowledge of clients’ businesses and their competitive environments
  • Supports media relations campaigns via development of strategic media lists and editorial calendars, as well as creative story angle development
  • Develops editorial media contacts and relationships with key media
  • Prepares a full range of written materials including press releases, bylined articles, client correspondence and reports
  • Contributes to the development, execution and measurement of social media campaigns
  • Contributes to the development and execution of account plans
  • Writes background materials, assists in development of client presentations, helps implement account programs and may maintain regular contact with client(s)
  • May lead smaller or pro bono accounts
  • Assists in developing and executing events, including managing logistics
  • Contributes to new business initiatives, as appropriate
  • Participates in agency marketing initiatives


  • 1-3 years of public relations experience, preferably in a marketing and communications agency setting
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Solid media relations and social media experience
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multitask and balance priorities
  • High level of initiative
  • Experience working as part of a team is preferred
  • BA/BS in public relations, communications, journalism or related fields
  • Ability to travel – Up to 5% travel may be required

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