Ketchum U.S.

Account Supervisor, Food Ag + Ingredient

US-CA-San Francisco
Food Ag. + Ing.


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Ketchum is looking for a real foodie. Do you have a passion for understanding the behind-the-scenes of all things food - where it comes from, how it’s sourced, the sustainability practices used, new technologies that make it safer and healthier? Do you love consuming news about new culinary trends and chefs and get excited about new menu items at your favorite eateries? Do you have experience working on integrated marketing teams with a strong understanding of print/digital advertising, as well as emerging social media channels/digital marketing? This could be the perfect role for you!

About the Job

  • Serve as point of contact for key clients
  • Plan and lead integrated marketing projects; drive timelines and budgets
  • Work closely with creative and production teams and outside vendors to execute print and digital projects so that they come in on schedule and on budget
  • Brief media, creative and research staff and assist with the formulation of marketing strategies that meet the client’s creative brief
  • Continually build understanding and knowledge of clients' business, competitive environments
  • Provide strategic and creative ideas; engage in strategic planning on clients’ business and agency business
  • Develop full range of written materials including creative briefs, conference reports, presentations, press releases, website updates, sales presentations, proposals, client correspondence and tracking reports
  • Drive content for client meetings, industry events and trade shows, promotions, media relations
  • Proven ability to manage account financials and maintain budget status reports


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 Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Journalism, English, Agricultural Marketing or a related field preferred
  • 3+ years Advertising/PR/Marketing/Business/Agricultural Communications experience a must
  • Very strong project management and writing skills required
  • Experience in B2B marketing a plus. Including foodservice, retail, ingredient (manufacturing) marketing and agricultural communications

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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