• Account Supervisor, Healthcare

    Healthcare Communications
    US-CA-Los Angeles
  • Overview

    Belong Banner - Job PostingsAre you a strategic thinker with deep experience in all aspects of integrated communications and a passion for health care? Ketchum is seeking an experienced communications professional to join its Health Services practice as a Account Supervisor. 

    About the Job

    • Proactively, efficiently, and independently manage projects for health care account 
    • Day-to-day client contact on projects; keeps teams informed of all updates and progress as well as identifies any emerging account problems. 
    • 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.
    • Develop accurate project budgets and monitor them effectively. 
    • Identify and pursue opportunities for developing new business and provide leadership in organic growth of the client. 
    • Prioritize own work, meet deadlines, actively communicate progress and deliverables. 
    • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis.
    • Manage workload and work quality of junior staff.
    • Play key role in account activities including special events, media events, media relations, social media, desk-side briefings, program implementation, etc.
    • Stays current on trends in the health care industry.


    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. 
    • Minimum five years of experience in public relations agency or a similar position.
    • Health care experience strongly preferred. 
    • 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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