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Welcome to a place where the coffee flows as free as the ideas. This is the home of big thinking—and dedicated, passionate people—that was named a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio for the third year in a row.

Want to join us? We’re always looking for driven, talented people to join the A-team. Even if the right position for you isn’t posted, feel free to submit your résumé and cover letter to careers@akhia.com. We’d love to hear from you.

Current Openings and Opportunities

Assistant Account ExecutiveView the full posting

AKHIA is seeking a standout Assistant Account Executive (AAE) to support the agency’s client roster. The ideal AAE candidate is a motivated self-starter, extremely detail-oriented, organized individual who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment.

This entry level position will play an instrumental role in supporting our account teams to service and grow accounts and will have a strong ability to understand and absorb new information quickly. The AAE will aid in facilitating strong client relationships, embracing the agency’s client service model, while also managing tasks such as creative projects/briefs, client communications and meeting recaps, internal team communication, and coordinating project schedules.

The qualified AAE candidate will also excel at proactive problem solving and working to bring innovative ideas to life within our highly collaborative and dynamic workplace. Our culture of learning is perfect for people who want to play a direct role in building a great company and developing industry-leading brands.

• Work with the Account Services team to make sure the larger agency team for accounts — including creative and optimization—has all the necessary information and materials to meet project timelines and budgets.
• Own all status, project, billing and media clip reports
• Actively pitch media and own media relationships, when applicable
• Compile all appropriate editorial calendars, providing initial opportunity scouting
• Develop and maintain all client media lists
• Execute tactical aspects of strategic marketing communications programs and campaigns, including eBlast distribution, social media posts and managing ad production schedules

• 1 to 2 years’ experience
• Hold a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related fields.

About AKHIA:
AKHIA is a fully integrated public relations and marketing communications agency located in Hudson, Ohio. We came to be in 1996 when founder/president, Jan Gusich, set up shop with a card table, a client and a vision after spending years in the PR business at a big Cleveland ad agency. Today, AKHIA is 60+ experts-strong, boasting a client roster of some of the smartest and most respected companies in Northeast Ohio and beyond.

AKHIA has been named as a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio for three consecutive years and was also named a Weatherhead 100 award winner for three consecutive years as a fastest-growing company in Northeast Ohio.

How to apply: Please email your resume to careers@akhia.com.

Freelance Art DirectorView the full posting

AKHIA is currently looking for an experienced Freelance Art Director to work on site with our creative team to help deliver creative and strategic solutions.

• Occasionally concept creative and strategic solutions (in groups, pairs and alone) that are on brand
• Work quickly to provide near real-time solutions and ideas
• Layout and design a variety of pieces
• Communicate with print, digital and video vendors if needed

• Strong design skills with a high level of understanding in composition, typography and production
• Strong leadership skills
• Must be able to complete multiple projects quickly and accurately
• Must be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Immersed in current marketing and advertising trends
• Candidate must be able to be on site during office hours

How to apply: Please email your resume to careers@akhia.com.

Shadow at AKHIAView the full posting

Do you want to write content that makes an impact, develop cohesive marketing plans, design creative concepts or measure analytics using social media? Maybe you can see yourself in a variety of these positions, but aren’t sure where your expertise lies. Now is your chance to spend a day at AKHIA learning about how we operate, our different departments and where you might fit within agency life.
Our shadow day experience allows students to receive a high-level overview of what it is like to work in an agency. Students will meet with a variety of employees within different departments and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive advice pertaining to their future career goals.

Please note that AKHIA offers a limited amount of shadow days per year. All students are welcome to apply for the opportunity, but those who apply must be working towards a marketing/communications related degree or currently taking a marketing-specific course.

How to apply:
To ensure we allow our visitors a quality experience, shadow spots are limited and will be selected by our team based upon availability and goals related to your future career path.
To be considered for the opportunity, please answer the questions below and email them to careers@akhia.com.
1. Tell us about yourself?
2. Why do you want to shadow at AKHIA?
3. What are 3 questions you are looking to have answered after attending a shadow day at AKHIA?

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