Ketchum

  • Account Executive, Consumer/Corporate

    ID
    2018-9529
    Category
    Brand
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Our NY office is looking for an account executive. Our ideal candidate would be a strong writer, detail oriented and client facing.  

    About the Job

    • Act as day-to-day client contact; continually foster client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
    • Play key role in planning and implementation of account activities including special events, media events, media relations, social media, desk-side briefings, program implementation, etc.
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of written materials including client correspondence, press releases, media pitches, reports, etc.
    • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis
    • Continually build understanding and knowledge of clients' business and competitive environments; apply this information in preparing and presenting strategically focused programs and recommendations.
    • Develop an understanding of research methods, coordinate internal and external resources
    • Be flexible and facilitate teamwork within account team; coordinate team resources and create opportunities for junior staff to take on more responsibility; fully utilize agency resources to create the "best teams" for your clients

    Qualifications

    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, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing or a related field preferred
    • Two to three years of experience in a public relations agency setting plus PROVEN SKILLS in media pitching
    • Bilingual a plus IND13

    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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