HMA Public Relations, a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm in Phoenix, is seeking an experienced, motivated and engaged Account Coordinator for an immediate opening. College degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, or communication degree required, as well as 1-2 years relevant experience. Submit resume and cover letter to Abbie S. Fink, vice president/general manager, firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 19, 2016.
Coordinates, researches and executes portions of communication plans and programs, proactively and consistently works with account services team to define specific role in plan development and execution. Maintains “good will” contacts and builds productive agency/client relationships. Interacts directly with clients at the instruction of the account management team or for pre-determined, on-going purposes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in journalism, public relations or related field from a four-year college or university; and one-two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Agency experience preferred.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write news releases, proposals, strategic plans, reports, and other business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (word, excel), WordPress (or comparable blogging software).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; and frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. May occasionally be required to lift up to 10 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office environment; moderate noise.