Media Relations Specialist

Fully Remote Position

Akhia, headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, is currently seeking a Media Relations Specialist to join our team. The individual who fills this role will have an opportunity to support national and trade media relations efforts for well-known consumer and B2B brands.


  • Support national and trade media relations efforts for consumer and B2B brands
  • Develop creative media pitches and story angles to generate editorial coverage that is on strategy and in line with clients’ business and communications goals
  • Develop, execute and maintain strategic communications plans, project work plans, schedules and budgets
  • Measure and report campaign and project successes
  • Contribute to creative brief development while ensuring the brief is on brand and on message for campaign/creative development
  • Meet with clients regularly to set and manage expectations

Professional Requirements:

  • Highly organized & detailed, with ability to manage numerous tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates account management skills – proactive, driven, and forward-thinking
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels, internally and externally
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in national consumer and/or B2B media relations, strategic planning and strong writing capabilities
  • Media relations experience is a must
  • Degree in Journalism or Public Relations preferred
  • Familiarity with Cision and Critical Mention is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Consistently requires sitting for a majority of the day to complete essential job duties on the computer and telephone
  • Consistently requires auditory abilities to efficiently listen and effectively communicate with clients, vendors and staff to carry out essential job duties
  • Occasionally requires standing to scan, print and copy job related documents to carry out job duties

Inclusive Employee Benefits:

  • Medical (PPO or HSA), Dental, Vision Plans
  • Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance at no cost to employee
  • Flexible Schedule for work/life balance
  • Monthly office stipend
  • Fully remote workforce
  • Generous PTO (Paid Time Off) including:
    • Vacation-accrual based on length of service
    • 10 holidays PLUS last week of December
    • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement savings options with company match
  • Annual profit-sharing bonus
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program
  • Financial wellness program
  • Paid Volunteer Days
  • Fun company gatherings hosted by our Culture Club, both virtual and in person!

Why Akhia?

There is no place like it. We are highly motivated, talented, experienced and fun—and we thrive when we are helping our clients and each other succeed. You will learn, grow and enjoy working alongside some of the best in the business.

Akhia is the recipient of seven Top Workplace awards, and has received Weatherhead 100 awards, the Smart Culture award, and the Best Employers in Ohio award.

Akhia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other form of discrimination determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.


How to apply:

Please email your resume to