Ketchum: Assistant Account Executive, Consumer Packaged Goods

Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 18, 2021
Full Time
OverviewKetchums Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Team is looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join its all-star team. This role requires attention to detail, creative thinking and a can-do attitude. Ideal candidate has experience in media monitoring and measurement, earned media outreach, event planning and project management.About the Job Support client earned media efforts, including drafting media strategy, materials and executing outreach to generate coverage for clientsSupport client influencer programming including drafting influencer strategy, materials and executing programming to generate content for clientsSupport client experiential efforts, including event planning, vetting and contracting with external vendors, coordinating event logistics and on-site/virtual staffingAssist in creative strategy and planning through research, brainstorm participation and assistance on creative presentationsCoordinate team and/or client meetings, including scheduling, virtual meeting room set-upMeasurement management, including capturing coverage within internal trackers and client reportingLeadership of daily media monitoring, summarizing and reporting out to internal teamManage a high volume of sample requests and reactive media inquiriesRespond to requests for information from clients, team members and other agency employees with accuracy and in a professional and timely mannerMaintain team/client files, including project timelines, product trackers and billing codesQualifications Were looking for required skills, and they can come from any combination of education and experience. Diversity of thought and background are encouraged. Typical qualifications include:Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred1+ year of post-undergraduate experience in a public relations agency or a similar positionAbility to work in multi-faceted, fast-paced environmentAbout Ketchum As a global communications consultancy with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical. Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients. We work with the worlds leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. Were just crazy enough to think we can impact the world and how it responds to ideas through communication.We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good. Lets talk. Come belong at Ketchum!What we offerRobust benefits programGenerous time off policiesRetirement program with company matchWorkplace flexibilityBusiness casual dress codeWorkplace and off- site social gatheringsYoga @ workProfessional learning and development opportunitiesTuition reimbursementPaid maternity/paternity leaveTransit benefitsInterested? Weve got an opportunity for you.#LI-KET

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