Account Coordinator

Employer Hunter PR
Location New York, NY
Type Full time
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Posted on June 7, 2022


HUNTER is looking for an Account Coordinator to support a consumer client. The Account Coordinator will play an integral role in the execution of client projects and programs, including conducting media relations activities; supporting influencer campaigns; collecting and reporting results; and researching feasibility of program ideas and tactics. Candidates must have a passion for earned media and interest in influencer work.

Qualifications Required:

  • B.A. in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or the like
  • Up to one (1) year of experience in a public relations agency/digital agency or similar position
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Work with team members to implement client PR/social projects
  • Develop timelines and manage deadlines
  • Advise team members on developments; proactively update the team on status
  • Determine the need for support staff assistance for projects/program elements and manage support staff during execution
  • Assist with execution of client press events and serve as a representative of the client and agency on-site
  • Coordinate and set-up meetings, product shipments, product inventory, team/client files, etc.
  • Attend client calls and meetings, as determined by a supervisor
  • Conduct traditional and social media relations outreach
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the media landscape, including social media, and how to use these to drive brand awareness and engagement for clients
  • Create media lists, develop editorial calendars, engage with reporters and bloggers, secure media placements
  • Build relationships with traditional and social media contacts on behalf of the agency and clients
  • Monitor program results and compile media coverage reports
  • Research ideas for client programs to determine feasibility
  • Participate in agency brainstorm sessions for client programs
  • Begin to develop strategic/creative thinking skills
  • Actively participate in agency committees or departments as designated/asked
  • Ability to:
  • Manage multiple projects across multiple accounts
  • Prioritize work, meet deadlines and actively communicate progress and deliverables (i.e. time management)
  • Learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced work environment
  • Work from the company’s offices in New York City; travel in and around the city (including the outer boroughs and suburbs) to complete tasks
  • Travel to client and event locations; meet with clients at their office locations/headquarters
  • Accurately record time worked and paid time-off in the timeclock and timesheet systems
  • Demonstrate solid writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Show integrity and good judgment when working with colleagues and clients

At HUNTER, our employees are our most valuable asset. So, we’re always on the hunt for the greatest talent to join our team. Hunter offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, commuter transit benefits (i.e. TransitCheks), a 401K retirement plan with company match, and paid time off (e.g. holidays, vacation, personal days, and summer Fridays). Employees also enjoy several “perks” such as Cupcakes & Cocktails, a continuing education stipend, and regular staff outings.

HUNTER is an award-winning consumer marketing communications firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London and partnerships that extend our reach globally. Beginning with research-driven insights, HUNTER executes strategic, integrated programs that build brand equity, increase engagement and drive measurable business results for consumer products and services. The 150-person firm employs a powerful blend of marketing solutions including strategic planning, earned media relations, social and digital media, talent and influencer engagement, experiential marketing, multicultural outreach, and content creation and distribution across all platforms and channels to earn attention for some of the world’s best known and most beloved brands. Founded in 1989 with a specialization in food and nutrition, HUNTER has grown into one of the most respected mid-size marketing communications firms in the country, proudly serving a broad range of esteemed companies and brands across the Food + Beverage, Wine + Spirits, Health + Beauty, Home + Lifestyle, Retail + Ecommerce, Travel and Education sectors. Our motto is “we earn it,” and at HUNTER we focus on doing so in three key areas: earning consumer attention, earning client relationships and earning staff dedication. Our creative approach, client service-orientation and values-driven culture has led to one of the longest average staff tenures in the business and some of the most enduring client relationships including TABASCO® Pepper Sauce, our first client 33 years ago and still a client today.

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