Do you dream about food? Ketchum's Chicago office is seeking an Account Supervisor to join our growing food practice. We\u2019re 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.
About the Job
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\u2019s, Q&A\u2019s, 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\u2019s 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\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.