Ketchum

  • Media Relations Specialist

    ID
    2018-9867
    Category
    Global Media Network
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    Ketchum's New York Media Team is looking for a Media Relation’s Specialist to join its team. This person will oversee earned media relations work for a wide variety of accounts in the agency and will be responsible for developing strategic media plans and executing earned media coverage.

    About the Job

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

    • Supporting the overall media strategy for a number of Ketchum’s client across all practice areas
    • Building target media lists and pitching print, broadcast, bloggers and on-line journalists
    • Liaising with account teams and directly with clients to provide project updates in a timely manner
    • Researching potential content/distribution partners and reviewing business proposals
    • Participate in creative brainstorms
    • Book and staff media tours

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years of experience as a journalist or in an agency working in a media relations role a plus
    • Must have strong media relationships within the entertainment, lifestyle, health and wellness verticals. 
    • Must possess superior verbal and written communications skills
    • Must have proven track record of earned media results
    • Creative approach to pitch/story development
    • Show a strong working knowledge of established and emerging web tools/platforms and how people use them
    • Read voraciously and share content 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 
    • Professional learning and development opportunities 
    • Tuition reimbursement 
    • Transit benefits  

    Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.

     

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