Fahlgren Mortine

  • Account Executive

    Job Location US-ID-Boise
    ID
    2018-1375
  • Overview

    Fahlgren Mortine, a nationally recognized marketing and communications agency, is looking to add an Account Executive to its Boise office.

     

    The agency seeks an Account Executive with one to three years of experience who will be responsible for supporting relationships with business-to-business and business-to-consumer clients. This individual will be responsible for day-to-day activities on communications (PR) and marketing (advertising) projects, as well as supporting the development, implementation and measurement of integrated campaigns across paid, earned, owned and shared channels. The Account Executive will be expected to work collaboratively as part of a team and manage client deliverables and timelines independently.

    Responsibilities

    Client Programs

    • Embraces accountability for high-performing projects and campaigns as measured by client business objectives and overall client satisfaction
    • Develops a thorough understanding and knowledge of clients’ businesses and their competitive environments
    • Creates and supports media relations campaigns via development of strategic story pitches, innovative engagement strategies and tactics, as well as can develop effective media lists and editorial calendars
    • Develops relationships with local, regional, national and trade media to support media relations campaign objectives
    • Prepares a full range of written materials including creative briefs, news releases, bylined articles, client correspondence and reports
    • Demonstrates a solid understanding of social media and identifies ways to integrate social networking into other communications strategies
    • Stays up-to-date on social media trends to provide recommendations to client about how social media channels can best be used and measured
    • Supports development of project and campaign strategies, proposals, budgets and timelines
    • Develops and executes social media strategies to increase engagement with target audiences and convey key messages
    • Writes background materials, assists in development of client presentations, helps implement account programs and maintains regular contact with clients
    • Manages event planning and provides on-the-ground support for events and other client activities
    • Demonstrates an understanding of how to leverage marketing technologies, such as marketing automation, to accomplish client goals 

    Account Management

    • Communicates effectively with client contacts to keep them informed of progress, and anticipates client needs before asked
    • Builds positive relationships with and acts as a liaison between colleagues and clients
    • Seeks out, listens for and is attuned to new opportunities with existing clients
    • Collaborates with team members in media, creative, digital and public relations to bring the best solutions and expertise to the client, and to develop relationships and strategies to grow the clients’ business
    • Manages digital and print projects from concept to completion
    • Assists in developing and executing events, including managing logistics
    • May lead smaller or pro bono public relations accounts 

    Agency Development

    • Contributes to new business and agency marketing initiatives, as appropriate
    • Supports the organization by adhering to consistent standards for client financial performance, including timely input on projected work, billing, and other administrative duties
    • Develops a thorough understanding of the entire marketing and communications landscape to create and implement integrated programs
    • Ensures agency values are adhered to across all client projects and deliverables
    • Supports team members at all levels on various projects as needed

    Qualifications

    • One to three years of experience working in a public relations or marketing agency setting and/or experience working in communications-related fields
    • Proven experience in helping to develop integrated marketing and communications campaigns
    • Must have strong analytical and strategic skills
    • Adept at learning about new industries quickly and applying knowledge to recommendations
    • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Experience managing multiple projects and prioritizing; demonstrates a sense of urgency in responding to client questions and requests
    • Ability to manage conflicts and difficult situations
    • BA/BS in related fields
    • Ability to travel, which is estimated to be around 5% of a full schedule 

    To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements for this position.

     

    Please, no phone calls. Relocation will not be provided.

     

    Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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