Assistant Account Executive, Brand

ID
2017-9062
Category
Brand
US-TX-Dallas
Position Type
Full-Time Salary

Overview

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Are you a savvy and creative communicator looking for a dynamic and exciting career opportunity?  If so, our Dallas team wants to talk to you! We are looking for candidates with a passion for media relations, social media, strong writing and research skills, the ability to multi-task and to take on projects, with the capability to work effectively in a team environment. Prior agency experience with food, consumer brands and/or retail knowledge a plus.

About the Job

  • Develop/update client status and budget reports on a monthly basis
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to client requests or needs
  • Prepare and implement public relation program components for clients, including media contacts, special event coordination, writing and/or distribution of press releases, program writing and research
  • Help to coordinate all necessary materials for client presentations
  • Help to conduct agency brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
  • Demonstrate an understanding of client budgets
  • Assist in the research/development of program components for current clients and new business opportunities
  • Maintain and update account files
  • Consistently strive to increase knowledge of agency/client procedures, your own knowledge of the public relations field, as well as your clients’ business
  • Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports
  • Be detail oriented and able to coordinate/participate in numerous tasks/projects in an organized manner
  • Strive to gain a basic understanding of the news media and how they operate

Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field
  • At least two years full-time related work experience

About Ketchum

As a global public relations and communications agency with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum builds brands and reputations for clients.  We start conversations, build communities and engage stakeholders—and have a lot of fun doing it.  We inspire and empower our people to think about products, companies, issues and challenges in a different way.   And we’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.

 

We believe great ideas shatter expectations, change thinking and build brands.  We call this break through, and it’s our mission to deliver it.  How?  Very simply—our people.  By listening, cultivating diverse perspectives and rewarding fearless creativity, we’ve developed a culture of break through.  

 

Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.

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