Acosta USA (Florida)

Account Coordinator - MM

Work State US-MN
Job ID
2019-165776
Work City
Jacksonville
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Work Zip
32250
Starting average hours per week
25-30

Overview

The Account Coordinator works closely with account management to support the planning and execution of marketing programs.  Prior CPG or ad agency experience, a comprehensive understanding of the marketplace and strong communication skills are required.  May travel up to 10% of time. #LinkUp

Responsibilities

  • Administration: 
    • Develop estimates, track expenses, develop and manage timelines, keep team abreast of critical dates, schedule meetings as needed.
    • Write and updated weekly job status reports, handle general administrative requests as need.
  • Account Services:
    • Attend regular client status meetings for all on-going projects including anticipating upcoming projects. 
    • Attend client meetings (via phone).
    • Assist and coordinate the creation of case studies for completed projects.
    • Obtain samples for Agency archive.
    • Review trade journals, newspapers, magazines and web-sites specific to client’s industry to be aware of and stay abreast of marketing mix functions (integrated marketing, direct marketing, promotions marketing, etc.) and the objectives, strategies and tactics utilized.
    • Write recaps of meetings as directed and issue within 24 hours of meeting/discussion.
  • Program Planning and Development:
    • Coordinate materials for brainstorm meetings.
    • Participate in brainstorm meetings, as requested.
    • Fulfill miscellaneous client team requests (retrieval and distribution of logos, artwork, etc.)
    • Utilize Agency planning documents, e.g. job brief.
    • Be a resource (both client and field based).
    • Assist in developing the presentations.
  • Creative Execution/Production:
    • Coordinate the creative process as directed by client team.
    • Support client team in developing presentations.
    • Assist creative by providing clients with a variety of solutions.
    • Obtain all existing electronic files and artwork from other client vendors as needed for projects as assigned.
    • Follow Agency process and procedures.
  • Program Implementation:
    • Coordinate any sweepstakes administration, rebates, etc. as directed.
    • Coordinate budget and timeline keeping Agency and client teams abreast of deviations as directed.
    • Work closely with retail field team and client team to support them in generating new ideas/strategic concepts for platforms as well as retail custom promotions.
    • Support execution of retail custom promotions/platforms with account team and internal departments.
  • Financial Responsibilities:
    • Keep clients and team abreast of changes in the project that may affect the overall budget and/or timing.
  • Other:
    • Be willing, able, and readily available to work outside of “normal hours”.
    • Be a team player to your specific account team(s).
    • Assist and grow relations with Acosta Client Services and Customer/Client Business Managers.
    • Be willing to assist team in any way.
    • Provide follow-up on discussions, issues, projects, etc. internally and with clients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, or related field. 
  • Minimum 0 to 1 year agency experience in retail or consumer packaged goods (including internships). 
  • Self-motivated; self starter; strong leadership.
  • Strong presentation skills, speaking ability and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of core advertising and marketing functions.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands simultaneously.
  • Proven analytical ability with strong attention to detail.
  • Assertive team player and proven sense of urgency.
  • Proficiency with computers including in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook and a working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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