Account Coordinator

Portfolio is seeking an ambitious, skilled and highly organized individual to act as Account Coordinator. Recent university or college graduates with public relations, marketing and/or communications degrees and relevant internship experience are preferred. Communication expertise, outstanding time management skills, and a passion for marketing communications are essential to succeed in this position.

The Role

The Account Coordinator plays an important role in supporting the account management team by planning and executing public relations and social media campaigns and managing client needs. Account Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Public Relations

  • Developing media lists for client announcements and press outreach
  • Writing press releases, newsletters and media materials on behalf of clients
  • Securing print and online coverage for clients through targeted media
  • outreach and pitching
  • Communicating directly with press and social influencers on behalf of Portfolio and its clients
  • Writing press backgrounders and media training documents for clients prior to briefings
  • Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits and creating monthly press hit reports

Social Media

  • Managing Portfolio's social media profiles, including posting daily updates and tracking engagement
  • Writing and editing blog posts and website articles on a weekly basis
  • Developing plans for online contests and determining the most effective execution methods
  • Implementing and tracking social media campaigns on behalf of Portfolio and its clients

Marketing

  • Account Coordination
  • Creating and maintaining events/awards/speaking engagement calendars for clients
  • Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events and news
  • Drafting copy for media kits, websites, brochures and other marketing materials
  • Contributing toward strategic positioning and messaging documents
  • Advising on web and print design and corporate identity
  • Attending and taking notes at internal and client meetings
  • Preparing meeting schedules and call agendas for clients
  • Managing interns and providing feedback on intern projects
  • Providing recommendations on how to improve ongoing campaigns and projects
  • Supporting account management team with additional tasks as needed

Required skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • Skilled writer
  • Social media savvy
  • Extremely organized
  • Professional demeanor
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficient multitasker
  • Resourcefulness
  • Drive to succeed
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership qualities
  • Fast learner
  • Efficient worker

Important information

Job type: Full-time, on-site
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: 1-3 years
Travel: Some regional travel as required.

How to apply

To apply for the Account Coordinator position at Portfolio, please send a cover letter and resume to stories@weareportfolio.com

We accept applications on a rolling basis and will contact you if we are interested in pursuing your application further.

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