• Account Supervisor, Foodservice

    US-CA-San Francisco
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    Ketchum is hiring an Account Supervisor with food B2B integrated marketing experience (advertising, public relations, social/digital, trade shows and events, CRM) that has proven experience leading creative teams and working with clients to develop and deliver on smart strategies. If you are passionate about foodservice marketing communications and love working with creatives to build integrated marketing campaigns, this could be the role for you! Ketchum has been a respected leader in food B2B since 1985 and we are continually setting new creative standards and exceeding client expectations through inspired, strategic and exciting work. Knowledge of food and beverage is essential; experience within the foodservice channel is a major plus!

    About the Job

    • Act as a key contact for client(s) and work closely with account team
    • Plan and lead projects; oversee timelines and budgets
    • Work closely with creative and production teams as well as outside vendors to organize print and digital projects so that they come in on schedule and on budget
    • Continually build understanding and knowledge of clients' business, competitive environments and foodservice to inform strategic and creative ideas; engage in strategic planning on clients’ business and agency business
    • Develop full range of written materials including creative briefs, conference reports, presentations, press releases, website updates, client correspondence and tracking reports
    • Play key role in client-facing account activities including client meetings, industry events and trade shows, promotions, media relations, media planning and program implementation (some travel required)
    • Review billing for accuracy and maintain budget status reports 
    • Take advantage of internal and external networking opportunities to enhance professional development and agency/office visibility
    • Contribute to new business pitches


    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 Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Journalism, English or a related field
    • 5+ years of communications experience in one of the these fields; Public Relations Advertising, Marketing, Business Communications experience a must
    • Very strong project management and writing skills required
    • Experience in foodservice marketing a must; agency experience a plus



    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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