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Great place to learn and grown

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Account Executive in New York, NY
Current Employee - Assistant Account Executive in New York, NY

I have been working at Ketchum full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Retains well-respected clients
Great sense of community (depending on what office you work in)
Good for developing skills applicable to all industries and professions
Strong emphasis on creativity and innovation

Cons

Junior levels carry heavy work load but pay is not competitive (typical for agencies)

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  1. Personally and Professionally Rewarding

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Ketchum

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Ketchum is a collaborative, accepting place to work and I have built great friendships here. These are people I enjoy working with and as relationships deepen over the years, I like coming to work more and more. I have the opportunity to use my strengths every day. Ketchum focuses on training and development, identifying internal and external subject matter experts to help employees at all levels continue to develop in their careers.

    Cons

    The pace is very fast - it can be a little like "baptism by fire." I think managers try to do a good job of bringing on new people, but sometimes client demands and travel hinder this. Client work is demanding and compensation (as an industry) is lower than other fields.


  2. Helpful (1)

    work is hard and thankless be a good trainging ground

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Ketchum

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    you learn client service and self promotion. These are invaluable skills, also it's a great name to have on a resume. You learn a lot and what you learn is helpful down the road in any job.

    Cons

    employees compete with each other and can be petty. hours are long and pay can be poor especially at the junior level.

    Advice to Management

    reward good work


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