Do you have a passion for crisis communications? Ketchum\u2019s NYC office is looking to add an Account Coordinator to their dynamic Corporate practice. Come work with Ketchum\u2019s Issues & Crisis team on high profile clients across diverse global industries. We help clients anticipate reputational vulnerabilities, build world-class global issues and crisis response systems, and provide strategic communications counsel for a wide variety of issues and crisis situations. Ketchum is an agency that\u2019s committed to the development of its people, and we\u2019ve created a culture where our people are energized to deliver highly creative, media-savvy and results-oriented work.
About the Job
Respond to requests for information from clients, team members and other agency employees with accuracy and in a professional and timely manner.
Coordinate team and/or client meetings, including scheduling, meeting room set-up, catering and travel, as appropriate.
Coordinate new business for team/agency as appropriate by providing research information, preparation of materials and draft/format documents, and acting as a liaison between the design department and account team.
Proofread and edit documents; consolidate team edits; maintain records of supporting reference materials.
Act as liaison between account team and internal/external vendors and services, such as copy center, design, video production and promotions.
Create and maintain media lists; conduct media searches/inquiries.
Prepare monthly activity reports and conference/meeting status reports for circulation to team members.
Media monitoring, summarizing and analysis
Research and identify upcoming events that could pose challenges/opportunities for clients
Track event attendance and publications by key influencers
Maintain team/client files, including client/prospect mailing lists, contact sheets and relevant trade publications.
Maintain ownership of billing procedures within the team (according to client) by maintaining billing, invoices and job numbers.
Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, English or a related field preferred
Excellent writing skills and intellectual curiosity are a must. Excellent competency in English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, logic and mathematics
Knowledge of contemporary business procedures, telephone etiquette and filing
Familiarity with social media and online communities in relation to broader media mix
Aptitude to translate trends, technologies and metrics into conversational English
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Exhibit strong organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills including the ability to juggle multiple assignments / clients and cope with stressful situations; prioritize and handle high-volume detail work
Be enthusiastic, flexible and willing to go beyond assigned duties
Be a strong team player and have the ability to work autonomously
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. IND13
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.