HIRING! Account Coordinator Travel PR NYC

Are you ready to kick start your communications career? We are looking for an Account Coordinator for our Travel & Economic Development team.  We look for candidates with strong writing skills, creative thinking abilities, intellectual curiosity, awareness (and perhaps obsession) with current trends, impeccable multitasking abilities, social media savvy and a strong work ethic. Candidates should also be eager to learn and willing to go above and beyond. Bilingual spanish skills preferred but not required.

About the Job

  • Attend client and team meetings
  • Participate in internal meetings and agency events
  • Write client and/or team materials
  • Assist with research for new business opportunities and client presentations
  • Participate in brainstorms
  • Assist with event coordination
  • Develop and maintain media lists
  • Monitor and track media and write media updates
  • Draft pitch material with the potential of pitching media
  • Conduct research, including competitive analysis and influencers for potential client partnerships


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
  • Must be billingual in Spanish and English
  • Ability to thrive in multi-faceted, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability and willingness to work on a variety of projects
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and a willingness to take on anything
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional work ethic, proactive, detail oriented, and strong interpersonal skills

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.  APPLY ONLINE HERE


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