Job Posting: Account Executive

Named one of Kentucky’s and Louisville’s Best Places to Work, 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, companies, and issues. 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, generous bonus structure, commissions, health, dental, vision, life, 401(K), flexible workplace and other benefits.

We are currently seeking an Account Executive position (public affairs) with 2-4 years experience. We are willing to consider a Senior Account Executive position for someone with appropriate experience.

Expected duties include:

  • liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media;
  • extensive writing including opinion editorials, position papers, web content, social media posts, & case studies;
  • 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 and PA 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;


  • bachelor’s degree;
  • public affairs / issue advocacy experience;
  • 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 political affairs;
  • excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects at a time;
  • creativity and imagination;
  • initiative.

Strongly Preferred:

  • agency experience
  • basic design experience (Adobe creative suite preferred)

Submit your resume to Les Fugate (

Posted on July 3, 2019 in Careers

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