• Senior Account Executive, Consumer Packaged Goods

    US-NY-New York
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    Ketchum is looking for a Senior Account Executive. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on a high profile account in our Consumer Packaged Goods industry, learning all aspects of the communications business. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows PR and has a genuine interest doing consumer lifestyle work.     


    We are a team of energized PR pros who deliver highly strategic, media savvy and results-oriented work for our clients.  And we are committed to our people, their development and their future career aspirations.


    About the Job

    • Build rapport and cultivate relationships with clients, through sound counsel, creative problem solving, idea generation, and flawless execution
    • Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POVs, Q&A’s, press materials and social content
    • Manage financials and implementation of client programs and projects from concept to execution
    • Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through key message development, media training, pitching compelling stories and building strong relationships with industry and top tier reporters, bloggers and influencers
    • Monitor, analyze and report on client/industry related news, coverage, research and on-line conversations


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

    • Two to three years of experience in a public relations agency setting plus PROVEN SKILLS in media pitching
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage priorities
    • Ability to work in multi-faceted, fast paced environment



    About Ketchum

    As a global public relations and communications agency with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum builds brands and reputations for clients.  We start conversations, build communities and engage stakeholders—and have a lot of fun doing it.  We inspire and empower our people to think about products, companies, issues and challenges in a different way.   And we’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.


    We believe great ideas shatter expectations, change thinking and build brands.  We call this break through, and it’s our mission to deliver it.  How?  Very simply—our people.  By listening, cultivating diverse perspectives and rewarding fearless creativity, we’ve developed a culture of break through.  

    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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