• Senior Account Executive, Brand/Consumer PR

    ID
    2018-9397
    Category
    Brand
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Ketchum Midwest is looking to add a Senior Account Executive to our office. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on high profile accounts, sharpen your strategic thinking and employ your creativity. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows PR and is passionate about media and has experience working on brands that are focused on marketing to woman and moms.

     

    We are a team of energized PR pros who deliver highly strategic, media savvy and results-oriented work for our clients. And we are committed to our people, their development and their future career aspirations.

    About the Job

    • Build and maintain relationships with clients, through sound counsel, creative problem solving, idea generation, and flawless execution
    • Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POVs, Q&A’s, and press materials
    • Manage financials and implementation of client programs and projects from concept to execution
    • Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through key message development, media training, pitching compelling stories and building strong relationships with industry and national consumer media and influencers
    • Monitor, analyze and report on client/industry related news

    Qualifications

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

     

    • 4 years of experience in public relations, and/or communications desired
    • Experience working on CPG accounts, marketing to woman ideal
    • Influencer and media relations skills
    • Experience in developing and implementing social strategies

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    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.  

    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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