Account Supervisor-Food PR
Do you dream about food? Ketchum's Chicago office is seeking an Account Supervisor to join our growing food practice. We’re looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit who are obsessed with food and reaching influencers that shape the way we eat.
We are a team of energized PR pros who deliver highly strategic, media savvy and results-oriented work for our clients. And we are committed to our people, their development and their future career aspirations.
Build rapport and cultivate relationships with clients through sound counsel, creative problem solving, idea generation, and flawless execution
Provide strategic guidance to clients; anticipate and address client needs and challenges especially at it relates to food; plan and develop integrated programs that exceed client objectives
Develop measurable public relations programs that are on strategy and within budget
Manage financials, ensuring programs and projects are profitable
Analyze and report on client program metrics and online conversations and shift direction as needed
Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POV’s, Q&A’s, press materials especially as it relates to the food industry
Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through key message development, media training, pitching compelling stories in food, nutrition and health and building strong relationship with industry and national business/consumer reporters, bloggers and influencers
Identify new opportunities with clients and build incremental business as it relates to food brands
Lead, manage, and motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback; identify beneficial training and development opportunities
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or health sciences
6 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and/or communications required, agency and prior supervisory experience required
Experience with food CPG required (either via agency or direct)
Experience in developing and implementing social strategies to achieve client objectives
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
Business casual dress code
Workplace and off-site social gatherings
Yoga @ work
Professional learning and development opportunities
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Interested? We’ve got an opportunity for you.
External Company Name: Ketchum Inc.
External Company URL: www.ketchum.com
Street: 200 East Randolph
Website : http://www.ketchum.com
Ketchum is a leading global communications firm with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. Ketchum has been named PR Agency of the Year (and European Excellence Awards) and the winner of an unprecedented three consecutive Campaign of the Year Awards, Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. Visit us at www.ketchum.com