• Account Executive, Public Sector & Government

    Social Marketing
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    Ketchum Social Marketing is unique in its ability to shape complex, large-scale public education campaigns critical to the nation's well-being. We understand what motivates our audiences. And we know how to reach them where they work and live.


    Our in-house research team delivers deep insights on the audience, environment, and media landscape. Through analysis, careful audience segmentation and messaging, and a network of partner relationships, we have the skill and the experience to help organizations drive changes in societal attitudes and behaviors. 


    About the Job

    • Deliver high quality written and verbal content, exhibit strong presentation skills
    • Establish relationships with key stakeholders, vendors, and clients and maintain regular contact. Proactively offer and implement new ways to meet client needs
    • Knowledge in using social media platforms to drive brand awareness and engagement
    • Ability to actively participate in the development of social media plans and their execution
    • Be a hands-on team player adding value, sharing creative ideas and executing digital programs
    • Demonstrate knowledge of client media monitoring and be able to mentor junior staff on the process
    • Act as the core implementer of account plans
    • Participate in new business opportunities/presentations and client presentations
    • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, actively communicate progress and deliverables.  Provide appropriate instruction to junior staff on projects and facilitate teamwork
    • Assist with and coordinate projects and task execution
    • Develop an understanding of research methods, coordinate internal and external resources
    • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis
    • Play key role in account activities including special events, media events, media relations, social media, desk-side briefings, program implementation, etc.


    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
    • At least two years of experience in a public relations agency or a similar position
    • 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 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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