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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Fleishman-Hillard Inc. - Account Executive

Fleishman-Hillard Inc. is one of the world's leading public relations firms. We are widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity, and personal commitment. We operate throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, South Africa, and Latin America through our 80 owned offices.

We are the proud winners of the 2007 Holmes Report “Best Large Agency to Work For” award.

Fleishman-Hillard, a global leader in the Public Relations industry, has an immediate opening for an Account Executive.

Responsibilities/Qualifications:

Skills
  • Write key client documents, including releases, backgrounders, and memos

  • Synthesize information and provide analysis

  • Contribute to creative brainstorms

  • Demonstrate some industry-sector experience

  • Demonstrate some practice-area expertise

  • Demonstrate ability to contact most categories of media and begin to suggest new story ideas appropriate for each client’s business
  • Administrative/Agency Operations
  • Review vendor invoices for payment based on client budget

  • Begin to understand financial aspects of client projects
  • Client Service
  • Develop presentation skills

  • Keep supervisors informed and updated regarding all contacts with clients

  • Assume some client contact and participate in client meetings and conference calls

  • Interact constructively with clients
  • Demonstrate FH philosophy, particularly FH Requires a Personal Commitment
  • Account Management/Strategic Thinking and Planning
    Contribute to budget and program planning; demonstrate general understanding of billing process
  • Initiate ideas and appropriately delegate work to interns and assistant account executives

  • Demonstrate solid thinking regarding research options and sources of information, including the ability to suggest appropriate sources for particular projects and needs

  • Work on Business to Business (Financial & Technology Accounts) and Consumer and Healthcare Accounts
  • Business Development
  • Contribute to and take part in new-business presentations

  • Develop knowledge of the full services of the firm
  • People Management
  • Build supervisory skills in working with interns, support staff, and entry-level professionals

  • Understand and demonstrate FH philosophy with co-workers

  • Assist interns and assistant account executives with project/client work
  • Fleishman-Hillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is the foundation of our distinguished status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary and superb benefits.

    Please click “Apply Now” to apply for this position or to learn more about career opportunities with Fleishman-Hillard. Please do not contact the Minneapolis office directly, only resumes submitted through this Web site will be considered.

    Fleishman-Hillard is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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