Ketchum

  • Assistant Account Executive, Corporate PR

    ID
    2018-9679
    Category
    Corporate
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
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    Ketchum Midwest is looking to add an Assistant 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 has a genuine interest in corporate PR.

    About the Job

    • Maintain regular contact with clients and media; proactively offer and successfully implement new ideas and solutions to meet client needs
    • Research and write press releases, briefing sheets, key messages, fact sheets, pitch letters and other materials
    • Implement of client programs and projects from concept to execution and manage related financials
    • Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through pitching compelling stories, implementing media events and building strong relationships with industry and national business media and influencers
    • Monitor, analyze and report on client/industry related news 

    Qualifications

    • 2 years of experience in a public relations, preferably within an agency
    • Experience working with corporate clients
    • Media relations experience required
    • Experience implementing social strategies to achieve client marketing objectives

    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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