RunSwitch: Senior Account Executive

Recently named one of Louisville’s Best Places to Work by Business First for the 2nd consecutive year, RunSwitch is Kentucky’s largest public relations and public affairs agency. Join our team working for Fortune 500 clients and other well-known regional and national brands.

We’re looking for intellectually agile, creative people who want to build a career and gain responsibility quickly. Must have a bias to action, a commitment to quality and an intense desire to learn and improve your professional skills. We offer competitive pay, quarterly bonuses, commissions, health, dental, vision, life, 401(K), flexible workplace and other benefits.

We are currently seeking a Senior Account Executive position with 3-5 years agency experience.  However, we will consider exceptional applicants for an Account Executive position with 1-3 years’ agency experience.

Expected duties include:

  • liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media

  • relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, 3rd party advocates and the media;

  • monitoring the media for opportunities for clients;

  • working as part of an account team to implement PR activities for clients;

  • preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings;

  • researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media;

  • monitoring, analyzing and evaluating media coverage;

  • event management, including press conferences and promotional events;

  • attending and promoting client events to the media

Requirements:

  • bachelor’s degree;

  • interpersonal skills, good presentation skills and confidence;

  • excellent written communication skills;

  • flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope well under pressure;

  • good teamwork and negotiation skills;

  • the ability to think strategically and good analytical skills;

  • business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs;

  • excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work on more than one project at a time;

  • creativity and imagination;

  • initiative.

Strongly Preferred:

  •        Agency experience

  •        Public affairs experience

Apply to Les@RunSwitchPR.com