Why Ketchum?

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Why Ketchum?

Ketchum is one of the largest and most awarded PR firms in the world.  Working here you’ll meet some of the most talented and diverse people in the business.  You’ll collaborate with renowned communicators, writers, illustrators, social media gurus, politicos, influencers, VR engineers, AI coders, researchers and creative directors.  You’ll rub shoulders with world class experts in everything from healthcare to technology, to fashion and beauty. We can pretty much guarantee you’ll learn something new every day.

We also want to inspire you.  With offices in more than 70 countries across six continents, over 2,500 staff and robust growth operations.  This means you’ll get to work with all kinds of clients, from fortune 500 to emerging start-ups. One thirds of the globe’s biggest brands work with us, including YouTube, Google and Facebook in various parts of the world.  Our scale also means we can invest heavily in nurturing our people through learning, teamwork, fun, travel and reward.  We have a brilliant in-house university, state of the art gamified learning programs and a belief at our core that learning and development is key to our success.

We do this because we know we are our people.  We realize to employ people capable of making an impact on the world we need to give you every chance to break through and make a difference – so we have the most comprehensive global citizenship strategy in PR.  We understand people spend a significant amount of time at work, so who you work with is important and we have created an environment where everyone is part of a team, we are highly social and we encourage collaboration and team work.  We realize entrepreneurial spirit equals business success so we encourage risk taking and reward stand out success.

Diversity & Inclusion

When asked what makes Ketchum special, we repeatedly hear “hands down, our people.” We have curated a culture that exemplifies the best in each of us, allowing employees to bring their whole self to work, which in turn brings our best work to our clients.

We strive to be as ethnically and culturally diverse as the communities we are in and the consumer our clients want to reach. We celebrate that our employees have their own experiences and backgrounds. We’ve built community-focused Diversity & Inclusion Councils to amplify our values and ensure all feel welcomed, valued, respected and heard.

This year we also rolled out an important, strategic learning initiative (through Ketchum University) related to unconscious bias called Mind Your Bias. The goal of this program is to create more understanding and awareness around our biases, so that we can cultivate a more creative, inclusive workplace together.

Ketchum’s Mind Your Bias program is aligned with our overall Diversity & Inclusion strategy, and will help us be even more thoughtful about how we show up every day at work and in our lives outside of work. We are a talented and passionate group who does phenomenal work for top rated clients. We also have a great time doing it. Don’t take our word for it – check us out!


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


Come join us.