• Account Coordinator, Snacks & Beverage

    Public Relations
    US-NY-New York
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    We are looking for an Account Coordinator to work in our growing Snacks & Beverage group. Traditional PR/media relations experience required.

    About the Job

    • Create and maintain media lists; conduct media searches/inquiries.
    • Prepare monthly activity reports and conference/meeting status reports for circulation to team members.
    • Media monitoring, summarizing and analysis
    • Research and identify upcoming events that could pose challenges/opportunities for clients
    • Track event attendance and publications by key influencers
    • Coordinate new business for team/agency as appropriate by providing research information, preparation of materials and draft/format documents, and acting as a liaison between the design department and account team.
    • Proofread and edit documents; consolidate team edits; maintain records of supporting reference materials.
    • Maintain team/client files, including client/prospect mailing lists, contact sheets and relevant trade publications.
    • Respond to requests for information from clients, team members and other agency employees with accuracy and in a professional and timely manner.
    • Coordinate team and/or client meetings, including scheduling, meeting room set-up, catering and travel, as appropriate.
    • Act as liaison between account team and internal/external vendors and services, such as copy center, design, video production and promotions.
    • Maintain ownership of billing procedures within the team (according to client) by maintaining billing, invoices and job numbers.


    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 
    • Previous internship experience in a public relations agency or a similar position
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • 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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