Account Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time Salary
Compensation: Based on experience
Desired Start Date: Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Job Description

The perfect candidate must be a highly motivated, self-starter with at least six months PR experience as well as possess account management skills, media relations, and social media skills.

The role will include working closely with both Jive partners and other account team members on specific day-to-day deliverables to implement PR campaigns. You will be responsible for coordinating and developing content and ideas to promote our clients’ brands.

Main Job Duties

Your role would include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Monitoring media (newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs)
  • Collecting, analyzing and evaluating media coverage
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Promoting news stories and features to the media
  • Managing social media channels and reporting
  • Coordinating events as required, and on-site support
  • Creating and updating media lists
  • Drafting pitches and other written press materials
  • Supporting senior team members
  • Demographic Outreach
  • Using Photoshop to create captivating that will drive engagement

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities
  • Minimum 6 months PR experience
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong detail-orientation, organizational, and time management skills
  • Demonstrative initiative, integrity, and professionalism
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact when dealing with sensitive issues

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities
  • Capable of exercising good judgment with quick response time
  • Collaborative team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other team members when necessary
  • Possess strong work and business ethics; be reliable, highly organized and dependable
  • Strong detail-orientation, organizational, and time management skills
  • Demonstrative initiative, integrity, and professionalism
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact when dealing with sensitive issues
  • Possess an interest in current events and pop culture

Expectations

  • Access to a smartphone and laptop computer (Jive is a bring-your-own device company)

Applicants should submit their cover letter and CV with the subject heading “Account Coordinator Application – [Insert Full Name]” to Almira Bardai, Partner of Jive Communications at careers@jivecommunications.ca. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

 

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