Ketchum

  • Account Supervisor, Consumer PR

    ID
    2018-9752
    Category
    Food & Nutrition
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Do you dream about food?  Ketchum's Chicago office is seeking an Account Supervisor to join our growing food practice.  We’re looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit who are obsessed with food and reaching influencers that shape the way we eat.  Ideal candidate is someone who's passionate about natural and organic foods.  

     

    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 rapport and cultivate relationships with clients through sound counsel, creative problem solving, idea generation, and flawless execution
    • Provide strategic guidance to clients; anticipate and address client needs and challenges especially at it relates to food; plan and develop integrated programs that exceed client objectives
    • Develop measurable public relations programs that are on strategy and within budget
    • Manage financials, ensuring programs and projects are profitable
    • Analyze and report on client program metrics and online conversations and shift direction as needed
    • Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POV’s, Q&A’s, press materials especially as it relates to the food industry
    • Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through key message development, media training, pitching compelling stories in food, nutrition and health and building strong relationship with industry and national business/consumer reporters, bloggers and influencers
    • Identify new opportunities with clients and build incremental business as it relates to food brands
    • Lead, manage, and motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback; identify beneficial training and development opportunities

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in marketing, public relations, and/or communications required, agency and prior supervisory experience required
    • Experience with food CPG required (either via agency or direct)
    • Experience in developing and implementing social strategies to achieve client objectives IND13 #LI-ML1#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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