Account Coordinator

Communications Management Department

Job Description

Typically new to the communications field or in their professional career, account coordinators provide support and assist other account staff in the day-to-day management of client projects.

While job functions vary by client, successful account coordinators will:

  • Work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Meet or exceed deadlines
  • Have a keen eye for and attention to detail
  • Anticipate client and account team needs
  • Understand each client’s organization and business goals
  • Be resourceful and responsive
  • Have an interest in and an aptitude for the world around them

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations,journalism or a related field
  • Completion of an internship or professional position in a similar field
  • Motivated, organized and detail-oriented attitude with superior verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook (within first 30 days)
  • Proficiency in Meltwater database and monitoring software (within first 60 days)
  • Proficiency with Workamajig project management software (within first 60 days)
  • Basic knowledge of advertising/public relations/digital industries and client service
  • Handle all work in an ethical and courteous manner
  • Demonstrate professional maturity both in and out of the office
  • Ability to take direction from multiple project supervisors
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn, coupled with an enthusiastic, can-do attitude