• Managing Account Supervisor, CPG PR

    US-DC-Washington | US-NY-New York
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    Are you looking for the opportunity to work with some of America’s most iconic brands?


    You might not expect a global public relations agency to have a robust brand marketing team located in our Nation’s Capital. We’ve always been different than other agencies. Ketchum Washington has been producing award-winning campaigns for top consumer brand clients for the last decade.


    Now, we’re looking to add a Managing Account Supervisor to our family of big dreamers. We’re in need of someone with an entrepreneurial spirit to work on a large growing account within our newly designed CPG industry team. Every day we help clients break through with high-impact campaigns that are groundbreaking and innovative, driving consumer behavior and enhancing brand reputation. So, do you want to be a part of that? Do you see yourself fitting in with a team of smart, creative folks who come to work with a smile each and every day? Do you like surrounding yourself with people who genuinely care about and enjoy working with each other? Yes, yes and YES? Then stop reading this, and start applying for this job because it sounds like we’ll pair quite nicely!

    About the Job

    This is a tremendous opportunity to work on high-profile accounts, where your work is making a direct impact on our client’s success. Our team is energized to deliver highly strategic and results oriented work. And we are committed to our people, their development and their future career aspirations. 

    • Build rapport and cultivate relationships with clients through sound counsel, creative problem solving, idea generation, and flawless execution
    • Provide strategic guidance to clients; anticipate and address client needs and challenges; plan and develop integrated programs that exceed client objectives
    • Understand print and broadcast media and where social media intersects and translate trends, technologies and metrics for clients
    • Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POV’s, Q&A’s, press materials and digital and social content
    • Identify approaches to fostering relationships with online influencers
    • Manage financials, ensuring programs and projects are profitable
    • Analyze and report on client program metrics and on-line conversations and shift direction as needed
    • Identify new opportunities with clients and build incremental business 
    • Lead, manage, and motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback; identify beneficial training and development opportunities



    Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred 
    • 7+ years of experience in marketing, public relations, digital interactive and/or communications required, agency and prior supervisory experience desired 
    • Experience with CPG, or big consumer brands
    • Experience in developing and implementing social strategies to achieve client objectives



    About Ketchum

    As a global communications consultancy with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical. Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients. We work with the world’s leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. We’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.


    We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good. Let’s talk. Come belong at Ketchum!


    What we offer

    • Robust benefits program 
    • Generous time off policies 
    • Retirement program with company match 
    • Workplace flexibility 
    • Business casual dress code 
    • Workplace and off-site social gatherings 
    • Yoga @ work 
    • Professional learning and development opportunities 
    • Tuition reimbursement 
    • Paid maternity/paternity leave 
    • Transit benefits  

    Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.


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