• Senior Account Executive, Energy & Sustainability PR

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    Ketchum’s Dallas office is looking to add a Senior Account Executive to work on a large, growing energy account and other high-profile clients. We need a strong writer, someone with strong project management skills, a critical and analytical thinker and someone who excels in a fast-paced work environment.


    This is a truly awesome opportunity to work with industry-leading clients, doing meaningful work. Ideal candidate is a project manager guru and someone with experience working with large companies. Exceptional media relations skills, internal communications know-how, and a passion for purpose work (social or sustainability) is a plus.


    We are more than just a public relations & communications agency. We change the game with every campaign we touch for our clients through innovative and out-of-the-box ideas we manifest. In a culture that is fast moving, fun and collaborative, we are seeking only those who can inspire others, who are fearless and consider themselves one of the best in the business. Is that you?  If so, stop reading and start applying.


    About the Job

    • Provide account management support for client programs and campaigns, including communications strategy, project deliverables, timelines, budgeting and reporting
    • Support coordination and integration of agency specialist teams on a range of client programs, including creative marketing, influencer relations, earned media relations, social and paid media counsel, multimedia content, research and analytics
    • Demonstrate proficiency in developing, writing and editing materials, including plans/programs, client press releases, internal blogs and articles, byline articles, correspondence and reports
    • Leverage research and tap into senior counselors to develop strategic points-of-views and client recommendations on a wide range of industry and social/sustainability-based issues
    • Assist account team(s) in working effectively and in the best interest of client(s) by bringing an entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented and analytical mindset every day
    • Communicate account status to agency management regularly
    • Demonstrate and develop presentation, negotiation and problem-solving skills
    • Stay on top of trends in the industry; bring them to the attention of clients and associates, as appropriate
    • Guide junior team members to drive accountability, results and project management
    • Help manage account financials including client billing, supplier invoicing and purchase orders


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

    • 4-5 years of agency and/or in house public relations experience
    • Demonstrated track record in building client relationships and delivering programs that exceeded anticipated results
    • Broad-based exposure to all skill areas, including proposal planning, writing and presentations, media relations, and consultative selling


    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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