• Account Coordinator, Entertainment/ Talent

    Sports & Entertainment
    US-NY-New York
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Ketchum is currently looking for an Account Coordinator in the Entertainment/Talent division in our NY office!

    About the Job

    This is an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door of a fast-growing and innovative company as well as explore the different areas of the entertainment world. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is extremely hard- working and responsible; someone who is digitally savvy, self-motivated, resourceful, culturally aware, and shows enthusiasm for the business.


    Entertainment Trends & Monitoring

    • Responsible for daily entertainment reports to be shared with internal and external team members
    • Initiate and maintain weekly and monthly recaps for all team projects
    • Monitor and keep abreast of industry news and trends report updates to team

    Talent Buying & Talent Management

    • Draft and update talent and entertainment contracts; input all campaign details into accounting/tracker system
    • Execute partnerships with talent from post contract phase through campaign completion
    • Helping team with delivery of celebrity outreaches and mailings
    • Manage database of talent/influencer research and personalities.

    Overall Team Support

    • Ongoing research support for the team including but not limited to: talent, digital influencers,  script reading and entertainment events
    • Participate in conference calls with event planners, studios, talent managers; responsible for comprehensive notes and reporting back to team members
    • Prepare and submit proposal decks in a timely manner
    • Assist with research and PowerPoint decks for new business opportunities and client presentations
    • Manage entertainment event calendar and be responsible for identifying and updating on a regular basis


    • Knowledge of the entertainment industry and will have internship or working experience in marketing, public relations, television production or event management
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field
    • Knowledge of various social media tools and programs; monitors and reads online/ news and blogs daily
    • Excellent writing skills required
    • Excel skills and comfort with spreadsheets
    • Ability to learn, understanding and following the budgeting and billing procedures required by Ketchum and our clients
    • Attention to detail and thorough follow- up 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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