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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Olson - Assistant Account Executive

Assist the account team and clients in harnessing the resources of the agency to ignite brand communities and thus grow the agency. The assistant’s focus should be on learning and understanding the client and agency business, managing day-to-day account business, and supporting the team in any way possible.

Connection Is All That Counts.

Essential Functions:

  • Internal project management.
  • Record keeping: conference reports, status reports, timelines, billing, etc.
  • Research: competitive information, trends, case studies, etc.
  • Production and execution: making sure things get done on time, on budget with no errors.
  • Office support: copying, binding, filing, shipping, meeting prep and clean-up.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Basic understanding of marketing communications principles and practices.
  • A sincere interest, if not passion for ideas and marketing communications.
  • Inquisitive, hunger to learn and willingness to work hard.
  • Career-minded, professional demeanor and poise.
  • Strong attention to detail/follow-through.
  • Self starter/self motivated.
  • Works well with others and alone.
  • Can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Reliable.
  • Resourceful, demonstrated problem solving skills and creativity.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Strong personal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Asks for/accepts performance feedback.
  • Ability to work confidently and accurately with numbers
  • Technology literacy – Internet proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
Education & Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in advertising, public relations or communications. Ideal candidates would have completed a previous agency internship.

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