Ketchum U.S.

Account Executive, Influencer Relations

US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago
Influencer Marketing



We are looking for an Account Executive to join our Influencer team! 


This is an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door of a fast-growing and innovative company as well as explore the ever-evolving digital influencer world. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is extremely hard- working and responsible; someone who is digitally savvy, self-motivated, resourceful, culturally aware, and shows enthusiasm for the business. They are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about social media influencers from YouTube stars to Instafamous cats to tweens with millions of followers on TikTok.

About the Job

  • Responsible for the ideation and brainstorming of Influencers for specific Client campaigns
  • Responsible for outreach to various agencies for influencer submissions, and presenting to Clients in an impactful way
    • Work closely with junior staff on building compelling influencer recommendations and strategies, for presenting to clients
  • Draft and update contracts for influencer program; work closely with account and internal legal counterparts on appropriate reviews
  • Input all campaign details into accounting/tracker system; work closely with junior staff to ensure tracking of all deliverables
  • Act as point-of-contact with internal colleagues to ensure seamless execution of influencer deliverables
  • Execute partnerships with influencers from post contract phase through campaign completion
    • Ensure management of all deliverables fulfilled, including managing content reviews and feedback
  • Manage database of influencer research and personalities.
  • Stay apprised of new capabilities that are announced on existing social media platforms, as well as new emerging social media platforms that are gaining popularity
  • Help support the logistics (travel, shipping product, etc.) to Talent/Influencers for a specific Campaign or Program


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 
  • Two to three years of experience in public relations agency or similar position
  • Knowledge of various social media tools and programs; monitors and reads online/ news and blogs daily
  • 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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