CLUTCH is a hybrid consultancy and agency focused on working with B2B companies that intend to grow and accelerate their businesses in the agriculture- and food-business sectors. We help our clients find opportunity and maximize potential from both their products and services by aligning strategy and market opportunity, marketing and sales initiatives and execution, and the skills of their customer-facing employees and partners. Our team and our clients are driven by growth and the constant pursuit of it. Learn more at ClutchPerformance.com.

 

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

·       Authentic. Accountable.

·       Curious. Always looking for new ideas, new trends and new ways of doing what’s always been done. 

·       Self-assured. Comfortable in their skin.  

·       Transparent. Straight-shooter.

·       Empathetic. Can see things from other perspectives and understand the needs of others. 

 

 

Manager, Reputation + Influence Responsibilities 

·       Develop original written content in a variety of formats – news releases, articles, website copy, video scripts, etc., with an understanding of content strategy.

·       Work closely with other Connections (agency) team members to create social strategy and execute social plans.

·       Strengthen relationships with clients in partnership with Client Success, Catalyst and Operations teams as needed.

·       Work with Reputation + Influence team members to create overarching strategy.

·       Implement media relations, industry relations, influencer and other Influence + Reputation activities. Build relationships with trade media and influencers.

·       Proactively identify opportunities and risks on behalf of CLUTCH and our clients, while developing creative solutions.

·       Help establish project processes and protocols and work with Connections teammates to ensure a consistent approach to the CLUTCH experience.

·       Stay up-to-date on changing communications/PR, social media and digital channels, analytics and opportunities, as well as agriculture and other category trends.

·       Create presentation materials and project proposals/SOWs.

·       Support CLUTCH new business in our focus industries and offerings. 

 


Experience Required

·      2-3 years experience in marketing communications on the agency or corporate side.

·      Agricultural background a plus.

·      Strong writing skills.

·      Experience in best practices in social media and managing social media accounts, ideally including paid social.

·      Graphic design experience a plus, but not required.