Account Supervisor or Managing Supervisor - Food and Agriculture, Kansas City

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

Do you have a passion for food and working across the food and agriculture value chain? Do you like learning about food’s journey from farm to fork? Are you energized by integrated communications and nutrition-related programming? If so, FleishmanHillard Kansas City, one of the firm’s hubs for food, agribusiness and beverage has a role for you! We have an immediate opportunity for an experience communications practitioner with knowledge of and a passion for implementing communication plans for food, restaurant/foodservice, agribusiness, commodity and food ingredient clients to join our food practice.

This position will support the development, presentation and execution of integrated brand strategy and brand positioning communications programs for local, regional, national and global food and agribusiness clients. This individual will activate creative recommendations on how to meet brand marketing goals through communications.

FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Responsibilities Include:

·       Manage and execute high quality client deliverables, including, client presentations, sales materials, events, websites, media correspondence, etc..

·       Monitor industry, competitive and consumer trends and insights and integrate them into client programming.

·       Develop relationships and coordinate correspondence with external audiences: third-party organizations, industry and nutrition influencers, media, client partners.

·       Supervise and train interns, fellows and junior account staff; provide quality control, determine workflow and assignments.

·       Build and maintain strong client relationships and be an active contributor to strong agency account teams.

·       Support food, nutrition and agribusiness business development efforts for the office and assist on network new business.

·       Manage client budgets and support budget development, tracking, billing and communications.

 

Qualifications:

·       A minimum of 5 years of food, nutrition and/or agriculture communication/marketing experience, preferably some experience in a marketing communications or PR agency.

·       Previous experience managing food brand, CPG, food ingredient marketing communications or agribusiness; proven experience in brand launches a plus.

·       Knowledge of food, nutrition and agriculture trends and issues, such as food safety, sustainability, global food systems, food labeling, etc.

·       Strong understanding of food media environment: trade, national, consumer, business, bylines, influencers, spokespersons.

·       Success record of client counsel, client relationship building and team management; has launched and grown accounts.

·       Strong team player and passion for developing team members.

·       Energetic, self-starter and problem solver; gets things moving, keeps them on track and understands how to switch gears when needed.

·       Professional writing and client-facing presentation skills experience.

·       Understanding of and experience with business development.

 

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for six years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.  We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. 

 

About Omnicom Public Relations Group

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and eight specialist agencies in public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.

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Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.