• Account Supervisor, Automotive PR

    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

    Ketchum West is looking for a Account Supervisor to join our growing corporate practice, with an emphasis on the automotive sector. This position will be based in our Los Angeles office.


    This person will play a key role on one of our largest and longest-standing automotive accounts, in addition to supporting new business growth within the automotive sector. This role offers a high degree of client interaction, working side-by-side on the most significant new product introductions and marketing programs. The job responsibilities include strategic planning, event coordinating, media outreach, writing, and social and digital media counsel, among other assignments. This high-profile role creates opportunity for growth within the agency or within the automotive field with a high degree of access to industry executives, media and agency leadership. 

    About the Job

    Qualified candidates will have four-plus years of public relations experience, preferably within automotive.  Must have a proven track record of delivering results for clients, be a team player and above all, bring a passion for the automotive industry.


    In addition, ideal candidates will have exceptional media relations and writing skills, social media and digital programming expertise, be a strategic thinker with a results-driven motivation, have the ability to handle multiple projects at once and will be a self-starter with the capability to work effectively in a team environment. This individual must be willing to travel for client needs and spend significant time working with clients in their offices. Prior PR agency experience a plus.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing or a related field
    • Four plus years of experience in a public relations agency or similar position in a non-agency setting
    • Solid experience pitching media (business, financial and consumer press and bloggers)
    • Excellent writing, presentation (written and verbal) skills and a strong work ethic
    • Background in developing and implementing social and digital programs
    • Track record of excellent client relationship management
    • Strong background in program implementation and delivering results
    • Be a hands-on team player adding value, sharing creative ideas, and executing digital programs



    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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