Account Coordinator

Ketchum, Inc. Washington , DC 20319

Posted 1 week ago


Ketchum's DC office is looking to add an Account Coordinator to our retail and nonprofit industries. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on iconic accounts while making a positive impact. Traditional PR/media relations experience required.

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.

  • 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.

  • Daily 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.

  • Coordinate product shipment to media and influencers.

  • Maintain ownership of billing procedures within the team (according to client) by maintaining billing, invoices and job numbers.


Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred

  • Previous internship experience in a public relations agency or a similar position

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in multi-faceted, fast-paced environment

About 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 world's 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. We're 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. Let's talk. Come belong at Ketchum!

What we offer

  • Robust benefits program

  • Generous time off policies

  • Retirement program with company match

  • Workplace flexibility

  • Business casual dress code

  • Workplace and off-site social gatherings

  • Yoga @ work

  • Professional learning and development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

  • Transit benefits

Interested? We've got an opportunity for you.

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Account Coordinator

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