Our NYC office is seeking an Account Supervisor to join our Purpose team. Do you have experience working on high profile brand accounts and a passion for working with companies interested in social impact and/or sustainability programs, NGOS or Foundations? If so, this could be just the right opportunity for you.
About the Job
We\u2019re in need of someone who\u2019s strategic, creative, collaborative and fun, but also detail-oriented. That\u2019s right, you\u2019ve gotta be the yin AND the yang.
This is a truly awesome opportunity to work on high profile clients, doing meaningful work. Ideal candidate is a project manager guru, someone with experience working on large consumer brands, exceptional media relations skills, and an understanding of purpose work, including NGO partnerships and corporate responsibility.
We are more than just a public relations & communications agency. We change the game with every campaign we touch for our clients through innovative and out the box ideas we manifest. In a culture, which is fast moving, fun and collaborative; we are seeking only those who can inspire others, who are fearless and consider themselves one of the best in the business. Is that you? If so, stop reading and start applying.
Perform a wide range of duties including development of client programs, strategic planning, staff development and financial management. Serve as key liaison among client, account team and agency management
Manage day-to-day account needs
Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients\u2019 needs
Troubleshoot client\u2019s problems as they arise; seek senior management input whenever appropriate
Motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback; encourage team to take advantage of training and development opportunities
Assist account team(s) in working effectively and in the best interest of client(s)
Demonstrate proficiency in writing and editing materials including client press releases, byline articles, correspondence and reports
Strive to develop the best communication and presentation skills possible to effectively articulate ideas to clients, colleagues and others
Manage account financials including budget allocation and control, time sheets, client billing, supplier invoicing and purchase orders; ensure team billability and account profitability
Access agency\u2019s network of resources to deliver greatest value to clients
Work with account team(s) to build incremental business
Communicate account status to agency management regularly
Participate in new business programming and presentations
Demonstrate and develop presentation, negotiation and problem-solving skills; demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of materials, including media materials, byline articles, speeches, client correspondences and reports
Stay on top of trends in the industry; bring them to the attention of clients and associates, as appropriate
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
Five plus years of agency and/or in house public relations experience, ideally within the consumer brand space preferred
Demonstrated track record in building strong client relationships and delivering programs that exceeded anticipated results
Proven track record in growing business
Broad-based exposure to all skill areas, including proposal planning, writing and presentations, media relations, and consultative selling
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\u2014and 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\u2019re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world \u2013 and how it responds to ideas \u2013 through communication.
We believe great ideas shatter expectations, change thinking and build brands. We call this break through, and it\u2019s our mission to deliver it. How? Very simply\u2014our people. By listening, cultivating diverse perspectives and rewarding fearless creativity, we\u2019ve developed a culture of break through.
What we offer
Robust benefits program
Generous time off policies
Retirement program with company match
Business casual dress code
Workplace and off-site social gatherings
Yoga @ work
Professional learning and development opportunities
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Interested? We\u2019ve got an opportunity for you.
Website : http://www.capstrat.com
Capstrat is the strategic communications firm that organizations turn to when the stakes are high and they can't afford to lose. We help clients tell their stories powerfully and effectively to the audiences that matter most customers, prospects, the media, policymakers, employees, opinion leaders and shareholders. We draw on a wide array of disciplines, fueled by strategy and creativity. Every communication is targeted to meet strategic goals and deliver more value in the process.