Account Executive, Brand PR
Ketchum Midwest is looking to add an Account Executive to our office. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on 3 high profile consumer accounts, learn all aspects of the communications business and be exposed to senior leaders. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows PR and has a genuine interest working with CPG accounts.
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
Research, write, edit and present high-level materials, including communications plans, POVs, Q&A’s, press materials and social content
Manage financials and implementation of client programs and projects from concept to execution
Drive successful media relations efforts on behalf of clients through key message development, media training, pitching compelling stories and building strong relationships with industry and top tier reporters, bloggers and influencers
Monitor, analyze and report on client/industry related news, coverage, research and on-line conversations
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
Two to three years of experience in a public relations agency setting plus PROVEN SKILLS in media pitching
Strong relationships with reporters across several verticals including, but not limited to, those covering CPG and Food
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