• Associate Media Specialist

    Global Media Network
    US-NY-New York
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Ketchum’s Media team is looking for an Associate Media Specialist. In this role, you will assist the Ketchum Media Team, while you hone your skills and become an experienced specialist. Working with GMN team members, you will develop media lists, craft engaging pitches and learn how to present feedback in a client-ready format.


    About the Job

    We’re looking for strategic and creative counselors who can recommend tactics and then execute media plans.

    Daily responsibilities include but are not be limited to the following:


    • Supporting the overall media efforts for a number of Ketchum’s client across all practice areas.
    • Building target media lists and pitching bloggers and online journalists
    • Liaising with account teams and GMN colleagues to provide project updates in a timely manner
    • Participate in creative brainstorms
    • Staff media events and tours
    • Work with account teams to develop editorial calendars based on news cycle and client news


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • 2-5 years of experience in a related field, not exclusive to Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing
    • Show a strong working knowledge of established and emerging web tools/platforms and how people use them
    • Read voraciously, share content and learnings

    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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